Origins Of THE AVENGERS "Shawarma" Joke Revealed In BUFFY Bonus Features
If you thought Iron Man's plea for his teammates to chow down on some shawarma with him was an ad-lib, or something Joss Whedon came up with out-of-the-blue, think again! The credit actually goes to Nicholas Brendon (Xander) from Buffy The Vampire Slayer..
Buffy fan J.P Gragen - via Cinemablend - unearthed this little gem from bonus features of Buffy The Vampire Slayer's Chosen Collection. In it Nicholas Brendon reminisces on his audition for Xander with Joss Whedon, and the origin of that most famous of scenes - one which led to a big increase in sales of the Arabian snack - from The Avengers is revealed..
The Avengers is out now on Blu-ray and DVD.
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