Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon
is an American screenwriter, executive producer, film and television director, comic book writer, occasional composer, actor, and the founder of Mutant Enemy Productions
and co-creator of Bellwether Pictures who is also best known for being the creator and the showrunner of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (
starring Sarah Michelle Gellar
) from 1997
, its spin-off Angel
(starring David Boreanaz
) from 1999
, and the Fox
space western television series Firefly
He served as the screenwriter of the 1995 Disney/Pixar film Toy Story and the treatment of the 2001 Disney animated film Atlantis: The Lost Empire. He also wrote the lyrics to the song, My Lullaby, for the direct-to-video feature, The Lion King II: Simba's Pride, and received an Annie Award nomination for it. He also became well known for directing and writing the 2012 Marvel superhero film The Avengers, its 2015 sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron, and the spinoff series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Joss Whedon at premiere of The Avengers in April 2012.
Joss Whedon speaks at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con.
Joss Whedon speaks at the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D panel at the 2013 Summer TCA Tour.
Joss Whedon at Avengers: Age of Ultron premiere in April 2015.
Joss Whedon and Mark Ruffalo
attending the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.
Joss Whedon at premiere of Star Wars: Rogue 1 in December 2016.