Joss Whedon Rescued THOR: THE DARK WORLD With Rewrites
Apparently Joss Whedon’s pen is mightier than the Mjolnir. In the latest issue of SFX magazine it is revealed that the The Avengers director was called late in the game to help solve some script issues for Alan Taylor’s Thor: The Dark World.
In the latest issue of SFX magazine, Thor: The Dark World director, Alan Taylor (“Game of Thrones”), reveals that when he had issues with a certain scene he turned to the creator of WB’s Buffy the Vampire Slayerfor some much needed help."Joss came in to save our lives a couple of times," laughs the director. "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. Much more fun, much more surprising than what we had been trying to do. 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 quikcly… I really was grateful."