Joss Works

Please choose a category below to view selected works of Joss Whedon, including his contributions ranging from writing, directing, producing, creating and acting. For more detailed information, visit his page at IMDB.

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Joss' Duties: Director, Writer
Release Date (US): September 30, 2005
Cast: Nathan Fillion (Capt. Malcolm Reynolds), Gina Torres (Zoe Alleyne), Alan Tudyk (Hoban 'Wash' Washburne), Morena Baccarin (Inara Serra), Adam Baldwin (Jayne Cobb), Jewel Staite (Kaywinnit Lee 'Kaylee' Frye), Sean Maher (Dr. Simon Tam), Summer Glau (River Tam), Ron Glass (Shepherd Derrial Book), Chewitel Ejiofer (The Operative)
Plot: With Inara and Shepherd Book no longer on Serenity, Captain Malcolm Reynolds is still making his living and feeding his crew by a few mostly illegal jobs. Just as Simon and River are preparing to leave Serenity, River remembers something called Miranda and soon the crew of Serenity have an Alliance operative hot on their trail. They discover a secret the Alliance wanted hidden forever and make it their mission to let the universe know.

Joss' Duties: Writer (Uncredited)
Release Date (US): July 14, 2000
Cast: Hugh Jackman (Wolverine/Logan), Patrick Stewart (Prof. Charles Xavier), Ian McKellan (Magneto/Eric Lensherr), Famke Janssen (Jean Grey), James Marsden (Scott Summers/Cyclops), Halle Berry (Ororo Munroe/Storm), Anna Paquin (Marie D'Ancanto/Rogue), Rebecca Romijn-Stamos (Mystique), Bruce Davison (Senator Kelly)
Plot: Big screen adaptation of the classic comic book about a band of unique power-possesing mutants who live in a world where their kind is hated and persecuted by humans. Under the guidance of their leader, Professor Charles Xavier, the X-men strive for a world where humans and mutants can peacefully co-exist. The superheroes must also combat those radical mutants with intentions of exterminating human the race. (Source: IMDB)

Titan A.E.
Joss' Duties: Writer
Release Date (US): June 16, 2000
Cast: Matt Damon (Cale Tucker), Drew Barrymore (Akima), Bill Pullman (Capt. Joseph Korso), john Leguizamo (Gune), Nathan Lane (Preed), Janeane Garofalo (Stith), Ron Perlman (Prof. Sam Tucker), Alex D. Linz (Young Cale)
Plot: One thousand years from now, aliens destroy Earth in fear of the Titan project. Some humans escape, becoming a downtrodden Diaspora, living in impoverished settlements. The mysterious Titan spacecraft also escapes, and its inventor has hidden it before dying. A spacecraft captain and its pilot, Korso and Akima, two humans, seek out Cale, the youthful son of the dead scientist and explain that he must help them find the Titan, which holds a mechanism to unite and save humanity. Cale refuses, but the arrival of the killer aliens persuades him to join Korso. Can he avoid his pursuers, know friend from foe, find the Titan, and embrace his humanity, a nature he has despised until now? (Source: IMDB)

Alien: Resurrection
Joss' Duties: Writer
Release Date (US): November 26, 1997
Cast: Sigourney Weaver (Ellen Ripley), Winona Ryder (Annalee Call), Dominique Pino (Vriess), Ron Perlman (Johner), Gary Dourdan (Christie), Michael Wincott (Frank Elgyn), Dan Hedaya (Gen. Martin Perez)
Plot: Ellen Ripley sacrificed her life to destroy the Company's desires to use the alien as a weapon. 200 years and seven horrible experiments later, she is resurrected on the USM Auriga using blood samples from Fiorina 161, for the purpose of extracting the alien queen inside her. After a band of smugglers, hired by the government, bring the crew of a hijacked transport to the Auriga, all hell breaks loose when the aliens bred from the hijacked crew escape. When the Auriga is set to automatically pilot back to Earth, its up to Ripley and the smugglers to stop the Auriga and escape with their lives. (Source: IMDB)

Toy Story
Joss' Duties: Writer
Release Date (US): November 22, 1995
Cast: Tom Hanks (Woody), Tim Allen (Buzz Lightyear), Don Rickles (Mr. Potato Head), Jim Varney (Slinky Dog), John Ratzenberger (Hamm), Wallace Shawn (Rex), Annie Potts (Bo Peep)
Plot: In Andy's room, a cowboy toy named Woody is the boy's favorite. When Andy isn't looking his toys have a life of their own. When Andy receives a Buzz Lightyear for his birthday, Woody starts to worry about no longer being Andy's favorite toy. Despite Woody's jealousy, he and Buzz become great friends.

Joss' Duties: Writer (Uncredited)
Release Date (US): June 10, 1994
Cast: Keanu Reeves (officer Jack Traven), Sandra Bullock (Annie Porter), Dennis Hopper (Howard Payne), Joe Morton (Lt. Herb 'Mac' McMahon), Jeff Daniels (Det. Harold 'Harry' Temple)
Plot: LAPD cops Jack Traven and Harry Temple rescue a group of executives trapped in a sabotaged elevator, thus foiling mad bomber Howard Payne's ransom demands. In retaliation, Payne sets a new challenge for Traven: a bomb on a city bus which will arm itself when the bus reaches 50 mph, and which will explode if the bus drops below that speed or if any of the passengers try to escape. (Source: IMDB)


Medium: Film
Joss' Duties: Director, Writer
Status: Announced

Cabin in the Woods
Medium: Film
Joss' Duties: Screenplay
Status: In Production

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