Joss Whedon to write Marvel TV pilot

  • U.S. network ABC has ordered a pilot for a television series based on Marvel's SHIELD agency, which is to be written by Avengers Assemble director Joss Whedon.

    The fictional government peacekeeping organization was featured in Whedon's hit movie and headed by Samuel L. Jackson's character Nick Fury.

    According to Whedon, the series will bear little relation to the Avengers sequel, which is due to be released in 2015.

    He will also produce the show and may direct the proposed pilot.Joss Whedon to write Marvel TV pilot