Joss Whedon rewrote troublesome scenes in Thor: The Dark World
As well as having to rustle up a spectacular sequel to The Avengers, it’s easy to forget that Joss Whedon is also a creative consultant for all of Marvel’s big-screen productions. That role recently called him into play on Thor: The Dark World, with director Alan Taylor revealing how Whedon was flown to the London set to help out with a couple of tricky scenes! “Joss came in to save our lives a couple of times,” says Taylor. “We had a major scene that was not working on the page at all in London, and he basically got airlifted in, like a SWAT team or something. “He came down, rewrote the scene, and before he got back to his plane I sort of grabbed him and said, ‘And this scene and this scene?’ And he rewrote two other scenes that I thought had problems “Then finally we let go of him, he took off again, and we shot the scenes; and they were just much better and much lighter on their feet. “I can relate to guys who come out of the TV world, since that’s where I come from. And being able to land and work and solve a problem quickly… I really was grateful.” Sounds like Whedon is becoming something of a superhero himself over at Marvel. Thor: The Dark World will open in the UK on 8 November 2013.
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