Walt Disney Company Chairman and CEO Bob Iger announced during an earnings call today that Joss Whedon will return to direct the sequel to the popular Avengers film that was released earlier this summer. Whedon will direct and write the sequel.
Also mentioned during the earnings call is the Whedon will also have a hand on proposed Marvel TV show for ABC. Marvel’s The Avengers has earned $1.461 billion since it was released in May. It is also ranked third in the all-time worldwide box office list.