You must have heard about the ‘Distant Drums’ phrase in your life. It looks like that’s exactly what happened with the director of Avengers: Age Of Ultron Joss Whedon. Scroll down to know the details!
Joss Whedon directed The Avengers and Marvel Studios was so impressed that they onboarded him for Phase 2’s ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron‘. However, reality hit Joss Whedon harshly. Not all that glitters is gold, and it is definitely not Marvel. The director, Joss Whedon, recently opened up about his unpleasant experience while working on Phase 2 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Along with it, Whedon put the spotlight on the ugly side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
- Avengers: Age Of Ultron director Joss Whedon didn’t have a pleasant experience working with Marvel.
- Reality hits the Marvel director.
- Why was Joss Whedon’s experience not easy with the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Why Was Joss Whedon Left Disappointed After Working With The Marvel Cinematic Universe
During a promotional phase for Avengers: Age Of Ultron the director Joss Whedon opened up about his creative differences with Marvel. He revealed how he had to constantly argue to keep some scenes in the movie. He called the whole experience during the shooting, an unpleasant one.
In a 2015 appearance on the Empire Podcast, Joss Whedon said, “There dreams were not an executive favourite—the dreams, the farmhouse, these were things I fought to keep with the cave, it really turned into: They pointed a gun at the farm’s head and said ‘Give us the cave, or we’ll take out the farm’— in a civilised way. I respect these guys, they’re artists, but that’s when it got really, really unpleasant.”
Furthermore, Joss Whedon revealed, “I was so beaten down at that point I was, sure Ok—what movie is this? And the editors were like. No, you have to show the events in the cave. You can’t just say it.”
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Well, Joss Whedon took the courage of sharing the incident and how it was a struggle to create the final product of Avengers: Age of Ultron. The stress and strain were visible on the silver screen as the Marvel fans were left disappointed with the movie. In fact, Avengers: Age Of Ultron is considered as one of the failures of the Marvel Studio.
What do you think of Joss Whedon’s experiences? Do you think the Age of Ultron could have been a better movie had Joss Whedon not faced the unnecessary friction? Share your views with us in the comment section below.