For those of you who didn't hear, Joss Whedon has been selected to direct the upcoming Avengers movie, set to film some time in 2011. I love Joss Whedon, and nearly everything he does, so I consider this a great decision for Marvel.
It's also a great gig for Joss, who will finely be directing a feature film that is an almost garenteed hit. This should banish any rumors that his films can't be comerical successes.
Here is the article from CNN.