Joss Whedon Says Not to Expect a Firefly Kickstarter... Yet
Following yesterday's record-setting Kickstarter to fund a Veronica Mars feature film, the internet has been abuzz with ideas about what a similar approach could mean for the future of similar fan-favorite properties. Naturally, Joss Whedon's short-lived-but-much-loved "Firefly" appeared at the top of a lot of wish lists. Buzzfeed managed to catch up with the Marvel's The Avengers director to get his thoughts on maybe one day returning to the Verse.
"My fourth feeling when I read about [it] was a kind of dread," says Whedon, who admits he was, at first, overjoyed to learn about the success of the Kickstarter. "Because I realized the only thing that would be on everybody's mind right now. I've said repeatedly that I would love to make another movie with these guys, and that remains the case. It also remains the case that I'm booked up by Marvel for the next three years, and that I haven't even been able to get Dr. Horrible 2 off the ground because of that. So I don't even entertain the notion of entertaining the notion of doing this, and won't. Couple years from now, when Nathan [Fillion]'s no longer Castle and I'm no longer the Tom Hagen of the Marvel Universe and making a giant movie, we might look and see where the market is then."
I hope this debate ends for a short while. I'm looking forward to the VM movie though!