08/30/2012 03:53 pm ET

'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV Series: Joss Whedon Says It Was Organic

It's been quite a year for Joss Whedon: Not only has his feature directorial debut, "The Avengers," become the third-biggest blockbuster ever, but Whedon also found the time to squeeze in a low-budget take on William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," and the movie will be premiering soon at the Toronto Film Festival. Whedon spoke to Vulture today in a frank, funny conversation to tout "Much Ado," and we'll have plenty more for you on that film next week, but in the meantime, we had to ask Whedon about all things Marvel, since there have been some major developments on that front recently. Read on for his first remarks on these subjects.

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