Who's going to be missing from The Avengers 2?

News Simon Brew
17 Jun 2013 - 06:28

Joss Whedon confirms one of the faces from The Avengers won't be back for The Avengers 2...

We're not sure that, by the time The Avengers 2 arrives in cinemas in the summer of 2015, that this will count as any kind of spoiler. But it does kind of go without saying that if you don't want to know details of who's not going to be in The Avengers 2, you should click away now.

For those who are still here (er, pretty much everyone who clicked on the article in the first place, we suspect), Joss Whedon did a press tour of the UK last week to promote his now-in-cinemas Much Ado About Nothing. And he popped up in the lavish surroundings of the Empire podcast studio at one point. And while talking to the fine folks there, he revealed that there's going to be someone missing from The Avengers 2.

Whedon said that he'd turned in a first draft, but as things stand, there's no Loki - as played by Tom Hiddleston - in there. The character will be appearing in Thor: The Dark World, and so immediately we can't help but wonder if something in that film would prevent him appearing in The Avengers 2. Or, perhaps more likely, Whedon just wanted a different antagonist this time around.

You can get hold of the Empire podcast right here. And you can expect The Avengers 2 in the summer of 2015.

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