Joss Whedon Talks S.H.I.E.L.D., Consulting for Marvel, HULK Spin-Off Movies, WONDER WOMAN and the Films of the DC Universe

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During a recent interview for his take on Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing, Joss Whedon also fielded some questions on comics-related projects.  At the forefront of that discussion was the upcoming ABC series Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., but The Avengers director also addressed his consulting work for Marvel and just how the eventual stand-alone Hulk movie could work.  Whedon also commented on films in the DC universe, including his work on a Wonder Woman feature and just how far he progressed with it.  Hit the jump to see what he had to say. 

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series Details Revealed by ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee

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The success of The Avengers feature is set to continue in its transition onto the small screen if ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee can be believed.  At the ongoing Television Critics Association event, Lee spoke about the upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot at length and seemed confident that the TV series would be taken to order.  Screenwriter Joss Whedon has reportedly gone beyond writing just the pilot and ABC is coordinating his schedule around the upcoming Marvel movies even though no official series order has come in just yet.  You’ll find lots more on the S.H.I.E.L.D. series after the jump.

Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series to Star Ming-Na Wen in Lead Role

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It looks like Ming-Na Wen (ER) will be joining Clark Gregg (The Avengers) as a lead role in ABC’s television series, Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.  We previously reported that Gregg would return to the franchise’s famous security organization as Agent Coulson, albeit on the small screen this time.  Wen will play Agent Melinda May, an ace pilot and weapons expert who often goes beyond the call of duty, but is showing signs of mental fatigue due to her combat experiences. With Joss Whedon on board to write the co-write the pilot script, you can expect a powerful and dynamic character in May and a more-than-capable actor to bring her to life in Wen.  Hit the jump for more.

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