Joss Whedon Clarifies THE AVENGERS Aliens' Identity!

Joss Whedon Clarifies THE AVENGERS Aliens' Identity!

Although early screening reactions revealed the long-time speculated identity of the alien invaders of Marvel's The Avengers, Joss Whedon has officially clarified it!



Once it was announced that mischief-maker Loki would be the primary villain of Marvel's The Avengers, and wouldn't be alone, many speculated that among the many extraterrestrial races of Marvel Comics' universe, the shapeshifting Skrulls were guaranteed. However, with highly-praised screenings being held recently, director-writer Joss Whedon held a press conference to set the record straight.

"The alien race are the Chitauri -- or a version of them -- because they are not one of the key races and they don’t have a storied history. That wasn’t the point. I know this debate will go on long after I’m dead. I would say it was the Kree-Skrull race."





Marvel Studios presents in association with Paramount Pictures “Marvel’s The Avengers”--the super hero team up of a lifetime, featuring iconic Marvel super heroes Iron Man, the Incredible Hulk, Thor, Captain America, Hawkeye and Black Widow. When an unexpected enemy emerges that 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 daring recruitment effort begins.

Starring Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, & directed by Joss Whedon from a screenplay by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first published in 1963 and a comics institution ever since. Prepare yourself for an exciting event movie, packed with action and spectacular special effects, when “Marvel’s The Avengers” assemble on May 4, 2012. The film is distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. In addition to "Marvel's The Avengers," Marvel Studios will release a slate of films based on the Marvel characters including "Iron Man 3" on May 3, 2013!; and “Thor 2” on November 15, 2013.


Posted By:
DCMarvelFreshman
Member Since 3/30/2009
Filed Under "Avengers" 4/13/2012
DISCLAIMER: ComicBookMovie.com is protected under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) and... [MORE]
Related Headlines
Grid View List View
Full Marvel Phase 3 Sneak Peek Shows Off Black Panther's Home, Thor Vs. Hulk, And More Full Marvel Phase 3 Sneak Peek Shows Off Black Panther's Home, Thor Vs. Hulk, And More
The full Phase 3 preview from the upcoming home video release of Doctor Strange has surfaced, and it's packed full of fascinating comments and seriously cool reveals about what's to come in the MCU... - JoshWilding
Check Out Yet Another Logo For AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR; Does It Also Signal A Title Change? Check Out Yet Another Logo For AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR; Does It Also Signal A Title Change?
Avengers: Infinity War cast and crew members have recently been seen sporting gear with a new logo, but now yet another has surfaced and it once again points to the movie possibly being retitled... - JoshWilding
Paul Bettany's Arrival On The Set Of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Confirms Vision's Return Paul Bettany's Arrival On The Set Of AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR Confirms Vision's Return
Thanks to invaluable @AtlantaFilming, we have our first look at Paul Bettany on the movie's set. But if you're expecting to see the synthetic humanoid's classic outfit, you may be really surprised... - BaltazarOS