‘Avengers’ Director Pulls A Beyonce, Drops New Movie Online

Joss Whedon's 'In Your Eyes' got a surprise digital release in the middle of the night, surfboardt not included.

Hey, everyone, what are you doing this morning? Stop doing it right now, because there’s a new Joss Whedon movie you could be watching instead. Sorry, other plans. You’ll just have to wait.

In Your Eyes,” which the “Marvel’s The Avengers” director/writer co-wrote and executive produced, had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City Sunday (April 20) night. The usual bevy of stars, including Zoe Kazan (who stars in the movie), Paul Dano, Haley Joel Osment (who has a beard now!), Nikki Reed and more, turned out, but one person was notably absent: Whedon himself.

That’s because he was too busy pulling a Beyoncé elsewhere.

Whedon appeared to the crowd via video after the movie screened, thanking them all for coming and announcing the release date for “In Your Eyes”: Today.

“It’s not just the premiere of the film, it is the worldwide release date because as of now, ‘In Your Eyes’ is available on any internet-capable device,” Whedon said.

Boom. You’ve just been Beyoncéd, surfboardt not included.

“This is exciting for us because it means we get to explore yet another form of distribution, and we get $5,” he continued.

“In Your Eyes” is a sci-fi romance in which a doctor’s wife (Kazan) falls in love with an ex-con (Michael Stahl-David). Is she the Slayer? Do they go to space with the Browncoats? You’ll have to watch the movie to find out.

If you’re not quite ready to lay down five smackers just yet, the first three minutes of the movie are available online. When you’re ready, the digital rental is available at the movie’s official site.