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Joss Whedon: 'The Avengers' Director!

Joss Whedon: 'The Avengers' Director!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon is set to direct the Marvel Studios superhero flick The Avengers, opening May 2012.

Deadline reports the all-star team of Marvel characters that will be featured in The Avengers include Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Captain America (Chris Evans), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), as well as SHIELD director Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson).

Iron Man 2 opens in May, Captain America shoots this summer in Europe and Thor is currently in production.

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