Tom Hiddleston, Idris Elba, Joss Whedon, Thor

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Joss Whedon is not super thrilled about the Avengers Age of Ultron spoilage courtesy of a certain British heartthrob, but he's not all "grrr, arrrgh," either.

Idris Elba, who plays Thor's ally Heimdall in Marvel's Thor movies, had recently signaled in an interview with the U.K. newspaper The Telegraph that he and co-star Tom Hiddleston, who plays villain and fellow Norse god Loki, both appear in the director and screenwriter's new superhero ensemble film sequel.

"Um, should he receive an email from me, there might be an attitude of scold," Whedon told Vulture, regarding Elba's remarks, which went viral over the weekend and sent both stars' fans' hearts a-flutter.

"When you have a cast of 19,000 people, inevitably, once every month, you pick up [a story] and you're like, 'Awww,'" he added in his interview with the outlet, which was posted on Tuesday.

Marvel and parent company Walt Disney Studios have not commented officially about the casting of the two actors in The Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel to the 2012 movie The Avengers, which had featured Hiddleston's Loki and was also helmed by Whedon.

In his interview with Vulture, the director, who is also known as the creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, also had a most Whedon-like response to the recent announcement of a slew of new Marvel superhero movies.

"You know, it is a little daunting, and you sort of go, [mock-whiny] 'What about my movie? I haven't even been born and you already like my younger siblings better?'" he told the outlet. "But at the same time it's exhilarating. It's really fun to see where [Marvel President] Kevin [Feige]'s taking it and to see the workings of that mind. I think it was a very canny and very human move, I really like the slate."

The Avengers: Age of Ultron is set for release on May 1, 2015 and stars features returning superhero characters such as Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.), Thor (Chris Hemsworth), Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner), the Black Widow (Scarlett Johansson), The Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) and Captain America (Chris Evans) and new villain Ultron (James Spader) (watch a trailer).

A third Avengers film (to be released in two parts) is already in the works, Marvel had announced on Oct. 28. Other planned movies include Doctor Strange, which may star fellow British heartthrob (and newly-engagedBenedict Cumberbatch) and Captain Marvel, which marks the studio's first female superhero flick.

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