Jonathan Nolan praised the writer-director for his work on The Avengers.
[Left: Jonathan Nolan / Right: Joss Whedon]
"To me Joss Whedon is a god, I'm just a huge fan of his work," he told Empire. "I love his work on TV.
"And I thought The Avengers was just an incredible achievement."
Dark Knight Rises cinematographer Wally Pfister previously called The Avengers "an appalling film".
Jonathan Nolan has also worked with his director brother Christopher Nolan on The Dark Knight, The Prestige and Memento.
Watch the trailer for The Avengers below: