Re: The Avengers 2! The Official News and Speculation Thread - Part 1
I think you are correct, but, I doubt that was what Whedon was referring to. Giving considerably obscure comic characters the front stage would be brave, but, if one conisders all of the news about the deal the studio worked out with Fox, for the rights, SW seems quite likely.
"Johnny Storm's a good-hearted kid, sure, but he has the attention span of a toaster, and he leads with his face; in Johnny's undisciplined mind, there's only a single synapse between thinking and doing. The Avengers' battle cry is "Avengers Assemble"; the Fantastic Four's is "Johnny, WAIT!"----Mark Waid