If you were wondering how Whedon might be planning to make Avengers 2 bigger than the first Avengers, which was a fairly big, large scale spectacle, well the answer is, he is not planning on making it bigger. He thinks the answer is to “go deeper.”
“Don’t go bigger; go deeper.” ... “Now you can spend your time just digging in — and by digging in, I mean with a scalpel, to cause pain.”
That sounds like the Joss Whedon we know and (usually) love.
One other thing he said in the video that I thought was a very good point, very astute and well thought:
“Something I always say to executives is, ‘the first weekend is your job and the second weekend is mine,’”“If it had done an amazing job on the first weekend and then disappeared from the screens, then that would be my fault.”
I never thought of that before but that sounds exactly right. Watch this video, it’s fun stuff.