Joss Whedon

Joseph Hill "Joss" Whedon is an American screenwriter, executive producer, director, occasional composer and actor, and founder of Mutant Enemy Productions. He is best known as the creator and showrunner of the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003), Angel (1999–2004), Firefly (2002) and Dollhouse (2009–2010), as well as the short film Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2008). He is also notable for his work in film, comic books, and online media. Many of Whedon's projects, as well as Whedon himself, enjoy a cult status.

Serenity (2005)

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When the renegade crew of Serenity agrees to hide a fugitive on their ship, they find themselves in an action-packed battle between the relentless military might of a totalitarian regime who will destroy anything – or anyone – to get the girl back and the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Nathan Fillion  •  Gina Torres  •  Alan Tudyk  •  Morena Baccarin

Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts (2011)

Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts is a feature-length documentary that takes an in depth look at the life, career and mind of the British comic book writer Warren Ellis. The film combines extensive interviews with Ellis with insights from his colleagues and friends, as ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Patrick Meaney
CAST:  Warren Ellis  •  Matt Fraction  •  Darick Robertson  •  Lenora Claire

The Avengers (2012)

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When an unexpected enemy emerges and threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. Spanning the globe, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Evans  •  Mark Ruffalo  •  Chris Hemsworth

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015)

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When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As the villainous Ultron emerges, it is up to The Avengers to stop him from ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Chris Hemsworth  •  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jeremy Renner

Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope (2011)

A behind-the-scenes look at San Diego Comic-Con, the world's largest comic book convention, and the fans who attend every year.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Morgan Spurlock
CAST:  Seth Rogen  •  Kevin Smith  •  Corey Feldman  •  Kenneth Branagh

Much Ado About Nothing (2012)

A modern retelling of Shakespeare's classic comedy about two pairs of lovers with different takes on romance and a way with words.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Alexis Denisof  •  Amy Acker  •  Nathan Fillion  •  Ashley Johnson

Done the Impossible (2006)

A documentary covering Firefly's birth, death and rebirth from the perspective of both the fans and the cast and crew of both productions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Hadlock  •  Jason Heppler  •  Jeremy Neish  •  Jared Nelson  •  Brian Wiser
CAST:  Adam Baldwin  •  Jewel Staite  •  Alan Tudyk  •  Christina Hendricks

Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show (2014)

“Showrunners” is the first ever feature length documentary film to explore the fascinating world of US television showrunners and the creative forces aligned around them. These are the people responsible for creating, writing and overseeing every element of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Des Doyle
CAST:  Joss Whedon  •  J.J. Abrams  •  Steven S. DeKnight  •  Ronald D. Moore

Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop! (2014)

In celebration of the publisher's 75th anniversary, the hour-long special will take a detailed look at the company's journey from fledgling comics publisher to multi-media juggernaut. Hosted by Emily VanCamp (S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Sharon Carter), the documentary-style ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zak Knutson
CAST:  Emily VanCamp  •  Stan Lee  •  Axel Alonso  •  Joe Quesada

Marvel Studios: Assembling a Universe (2014)

A look at the story behind Marvel Studios and the Marvel Cinematic Universe, featuring interviews and behind-the-scenes footage from all of the Marvel films, the Marvel One-Shots and "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."  (more)

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CAST:  Robert Downey Jr.  •  Chris Hemsworth  •  Chris Evans  •  Mark Ruffalo

Browncoats Unite: Firefly 10th Anniversary Special (2012)

Science Channel reunites Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion and the entire renegade crew of the Serenity for the first time ever to provide the complete oral history on the franchise that continues to explode in popularity — despite meeting its end a decade ago. The ...  (more)

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CAST:  Joss Whedon  •  Nathan Fillion  •  Summer Glau  •  Alan Tudyk

We Are Not Who We Are: Making the Cabin in the Woods (2012)

The making of Cabin in the woods.  (more)

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CAST:  Joss Whedon

This American Life - Return to the Scene of the Crime (2009)

In this cinematic masterpiece of cinema Ira Glass sits behind some radio gear and speaks into a microphone, to tell the stories of criminals, and the crime scenes they returned to, after having committed crimes at those places. The all-star cast includes Dan Savage ...  (more)

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CAST:  Ira Glass  •  Dan Savage  •  Mike Birbiglia  •  Starlee Kine

The making of 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog (2007)

The making of 'Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ethan Shaftel
CAST:  Felicia Day  •  Nathan Fillion  •  Neil Patrick Harris  •  Simon Helberg

Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed (2007)

Film-makers and academics discuss the use of mythology in Star Wars and the impact of the films on society  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kevin Burns
CAST:  George Lucas  •  Linda Ellerbee  •  Joan Breton Connelly  •  Camille Paglia

UNLOCKED (2017)

Filmed by Joss Whedon in support of Planned Parenthood. UNLOCKED highlights the vital role Planned Parenthood health centers play in the lives of millions of women in communities nationwide. The video follows three different women through critical moments in their ...  (more)

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Firefly (2002)

9 people all from different origins take on a quest to overly explore the universe.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joss Whedon
CAST:  Nathan Fillion  •  Alan Tudyk  •  Gina Torres  •  Adam Baldwin