Originally Posted by Doc Samson
I know that's what he wants, but I don't know if he'll have that option. Marvel has shown a propensity to discontinue work with any and everybody. I feel like they won't think anything but bigger will be better for Avengers 2. If that's the case, Joss is either gonna have to play ball, or possibly get replaced. At one time, Jon Favreau was the golden boy too. And while he could've came back for IM3, reading between the lines, I think he grew tired quickly with Marvel's input.
To Marvel Studios, Joss is expendable if he refuses to play ball (despite what fans say), I agree. Whedon wasn't even their first choice for director. He was only hired because he came cheap. It wouldn't be surprising if Whedon walked away. Marvel Studios has pissed off alot talent in the past.