Joss Whedon

I was part of a round-table interview with writer-director Joss Whedon as part of the Glasgow Film Festival 2013. The full article is over at Eye For Film.

Okay, so you’re Joss Whedon. You’ve just finished The Avengers, a huge, star-filled CGI blockbuster that triumphed with fans while smashing box offices like Bruce Banner having a temper tantrum, but what now? How do you follow that up? What do you do for an encore? Well, as it turns out, the answer is to do something completely different. And by completely different, this means an intimate, black and white adaptation of a Shakespeare play using the original text. Filmed in Whedon’s own home in less than 12 days using his close acting friends (including Clark Gregg, Nathan Fillion and Amy Acker), Much Ado About Nothing is a far cry from big-budget, alien-battling superhero antics. Continue reading…