Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., or simply Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., is a live-action series from Marvel Television and ABC Studios. It will be written by The Avengers writer and director Joss Whedon along with his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. Whedon will also direct the pilot episode of the series.
The show got greenlight for production by ABC on 28 August 2012 after the project had been in the works at Marvel TV and ABC Studios for some time. The series is a part of the deal between Joss Whedon and Disney that keeps him with the Marvel Studios till the June of 2015, with him writing and directing the next Avengers movie, The Avengers: Age of Ultron and also help develop a new live action series for Marvel Television at ABC.
The show was renewed 6 times, with the fifth season ending before the penultimate events of Avengers: Infinity War ending took place, the ending for this season was originally intended as a season finale until the show was renewed for a sixth season for 2019 (set to start broadcasting after Avengers 4 is released).
Joss Whedon (MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) shows us not all heroes are super with MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Fresh from his role in the summer’s box office smash, MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS, Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) returns to the worldwide law enforcement organization S.H.I.E.L.D. He puts together a small, highly trained, team of Agents to tackle the cases that haven’t been classified yet, the new, the strange and the unknown. That team consists of straight arrow Agent Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), an expert in combat and espionage; pilot and martial artist Agent Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen); and brilliant if socially awkward scientists Agent Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) and Agent Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge). They’ll be joined by civilian new recruit and computer hacker Skye (Chloe Bennet). Prepare for an epic adventure that showcases the hope and wonder of the human spirit. This is a world of Super Heroes, aliens and the unusual – of action, spectacle and world spanning stories. The show will speak to the human condition through the lens of our very human, non-powered S.H.I.E.L.D agents – that together we are greater than we are apart, and that we can make a difference in the world. Executive Produced and co-written by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen (Dollhouse, Dr.Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog), Jeffrey Bell (Angel, Alias) and Jeph Loeb (Smallville, Lost, Heroes) comes Marvel’s first live-action TV series, MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
Agent Coulson and his team do battle with Mike Peterson, a single father who has been given great strength thanks to a secret project known as "Centipede" that's linked to a mystery figure known as the Clairvoyant, who in cahoots with businessman Ian Quinn, owner of a company called Cybertek. The Centipede serum is able to turn ordinary men into super soldiers. Mike was recruited for Project Deathlok. A deal is made to trade Coulson for his kidnapped son in an exchange that goes bad. Mike is controlled by unseen forces and Coulson is questioned as to how he was brought back to life after the battle of New York.
Skye is classified as an 0-8-4, an Object of Unknown Origin. She's critically wounded by Ian Quinn. The only way to save her is with the alien drug that saved Coulson. This medicine is retrieved with the help of Agent John Garrett, who has a past with Couslon. Agent May is revealed as someone who was put on Coulson's team to keep an eye on him. She has a fling with Ward, who happens to be a spy for the evil organization known as Hydra. Ward is loyal to Garrett, who turns out to be the Clairvoyant.
A massive battle takes place and S.H.I.E.L.D. is completely dismantled. Hydra has been infiltrating the organization for years. Coulson and the remaining loyal members of his team take down Ward and Garrett. There are casualties though. The fate of Fitz remains in question after he showed Simmons how he feels by risking his life to save her. Agent Coulson is called upon to rebuild S.H.I.E.L.D., as the truth behind what the organization is supposed to be about lies within his heart.
After helping to thwart Hydra, Agent Phil Coulson was appointed as Director and tasked with rebuilding the agency. Agent Melinda May, expert pilot, martial artist and longtime friend, will continue to look after Coulson in the wake of the mysterious etchings he's been carving into walls.
Grant Ward, highly trained in combat and espionage, was found to be a Hydra mole and a traitor to S.H.I.E.L.D. and locked up away from the world and his former teammates. But this isn't the last we've seen of him...
After being left to die in the middle of the ocean by Ward, Agent Leo Fitz, brilliant engineer, and Agent Jemma Simmons, genius bio-chemist, found a way to escape their watery grave. But all did not go well for Fitz, who was left in a coma and may never regain his full cognitive functions; a devastating blow to Simmons.
And computer hacker Skye, now a full-fledged S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, discovered her origins as a 0-8-4 — an object of unknown origin — and that her parents were considered "monsters." Could Skye have darkness lying dormant inside of her?
Also joining Coulson's core team is Lance Hunter, a dashing mercenary sharp shooter with a quick wit. Since he didn't rise up through the ranks, does he have an ulterior motive for helping out the team.
Who can Coulson trust as he rebuilds S.H.I.E.L.D?
In the action-packed third season, Director Phil Coulson and Agent Daisy Johnson lead the charge as S.H.I.E.L.D. searches the world for more powered people in the aftermath of their epic battle with Jiaying and her army of Inhumans. However, Coulson and the team soon find out that they are not the only group looking for these new Inhumans.
On the heels of their encounter with Ghost Rider and battling the Watchdogs to their highest ranks, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. find themselves in their most mind-bending mission yet. Our heroes have been plugged into a virtual reality known as "The Framework," created by Dr. Holden Radcliffe and Leopold Fitz. They awake to find themselves in an unrecognizable world – a world in which Hydra reigns supreme. What will become of our team as they make their way through this strange new landscape? What friends and foes will they face? And ultimately, will they ever escape and return to their real lives?
The fifth season follows from where the last season left off in the diner scene, the agents are take into space after they which they figure out they're in a dystopian future, and where sent off into the future by Robin who is known as "The Seer" initially in the season. Their mission is to prevent that future from becoming a reality but the realize that they're "Most Wanted" after they return to the present.
- Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson
- Ming-Na Wen as Melinda May
- Brett Dalton as Grant Ward (Season 1-3) and Hive (Season 3)
- Chloe Bennet as Skye
- Iain De Caestecker as Leo Fitz
- Elizabeth Henstridge as Jemma Simmons
- Nick Blood as Lance Hunter (Season 2-3)
- Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse (Season 2-3)
- Henry Simmons as Alphonso "Mack" Mackenzie (Season 2-3)
- Luke Mitchell as Lincoln Campbell (Season 2-3)
- Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill (Season 1-2)
- Ron Glass as Dr. Stretlan (Season 1)
- David Conrad as Ian Quinn (Season 1)
- Bill Paxton as John Garrett (Season 1-2)
- B.J. Britt as Antoine Triplett (Season 1-2)
- Maximiliano Hernández as Jasper Sitwell (Season 1)
- Titus Welliver as Felix Blake
- Christine Adams as Anne Weaver (Season 1-2)
- Patton Oswalt as Eric Koenig and Billy Koenig
- Adrian Pasdar as Glenn Talbot (Season 1-)
- Ruth Negga as Raina (Season 1-2)
- Cullen Douglas as Edison Po (Season 1)
- Kyle MacLachlan as Calvin Zabo (Season 2)
- Reed Diamond as Werner Reinhardt/Daniel Whitehall (Season 2)
- Simon Kassianides as Sunil Bakshi (Season 2)
- Jamie Harris as Gordon (Season 2)
- Blair Underwood as Dr. Andrew Garner/Lash (Season 2-)
- Edward James Olmos as Robert Gonzales (Season 2)
- Kirk Acevedo as Agent Calderon (Season 2)
- Juan Pablo Raba as Joey Gutierrez (Season 3-)
- Andrew Howard as Luther Banks (Season 3)
- Constance Zimmer as Rosalind Price (Season 3)
- Mark Dacascos as Giyera (Season 3-)
- Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury (Season 1)
- Jaimie Alexander as Sif (Season 1-2)
- Stan Lee as train passenger (Season 1x13)
- Hayley Atwell as Peggy Carter (Season 2)
- Neal McDonough as Timothy "Dum Dum" Dugan (Season 12)
- William Sadler as Matthew Ellis (Season 3-)
|01||"Pilot"||September 24, 2013|
|02||"0-8-4"||October 1, 2013|
|03||"The Asset"||October 8, 2013|
|04||"Eye Spy"||October 15, 2013|
|05||"Girl in the Flower Dress"||October 22, 2013|
|06||"FZZT"||November 5, 2013|
|07||"The Hub"||November 12, 2013|
|08||"The Well"||November 19, 2013|
|09||"Repairs"||November 26, 2013|
|10||"The Bridge"||December 10, 2013|
|11||"The Magical Place"||January 7, 2014|
|12||"Seeds"||January 14, 2014|
|13||"T.R.A.C.K.S."||February 4, 2014|
|14||"T.A.H.I.T.I."||March 4, 2014|
|15||"Yes Men"||March 11, 2014|
|16||"End of the Beginning"||April 1, 2014|
|17||"Turn, Turn, Turn"||April 8, 2014|
|18||"Providence"||April 15, 2014|
|19||"The Only Light in the Darkness"||April 22, 2014|
|20||"Nothing Personal"||April 29, 2014|
|21||"Ragtag"||May 6, 2014|
|22||"Beginning of the End"||May 13, 2014|
|23||"Shadows"||September 23, 2014|
|24||"Heavy Is the Head"||September 30, 2014|
|25||"Making Friends and Influencing People"||October 7, 2014|
|26||"Face My Enemy"||October 14, 2014|
|27||"A Hen in the Wolf House"||October 21, 2014|
|28||"A Fractured House"||October 28, 2014|
|29||"The Writing on the Wall"||November 11, 2014|
|30||"The Things We Bury"||November 18, 2014|
|31||"...Ye Who Enter Here"||December 2, 2014|
|32||"What They Become"||December 9, 2014|
|33||"Aftershocks"||March 3, 2015|
|34||"Who You Really Are"||March 10, 2015|
|35||"One of Us"||March 17, 2015|
|36||"Love in the Time of Hydra"||March 24, 2015|
|37||"One Door Closes"||March 31, 2015|
|38||"Afterlife"||April 7, 2015|
|39||"Melinda"||April 14, 2015|
|40||"The Frenemy of My Enemy"||April 21, 2015|
|41||"The Dirty Half Dozen"||April 28, 2015|
|42||"Scars"||May 5, 2015|
|41||"S.O.S. Part One"||May 12, 2015|
|42||"S.O.S. Part Two"||May 12, 2015|
|43||"Laws of Nature"||September 29, 2015|
|44||"Purpose in the Machine"||October 6, 2015|
|45||"A Wanted (Inhu)man"||October 13, 2015|
|46||"Devils You Know"||October 20, 2015|
|47||"4,722 Hours"||October 27, 2015|
|48||"Among Us Hide..."||November 3, 2015|
|49||"Chaos Theory"||November 10, 2015|
|50||"Many Heads, One Tale"||November 17, 2015|
|51||"Closure"||December 1, 2015|
|52||"Maveth"||December 8, 2015|
|53||"Bouncing Back"||March 8, 2016|
|54||"The Inside Man"||March 15, 2016|
|55||"Parting Shot"||March 22, 2016|
|56||"Watchdogs"||March 29, 2016|
|57||"Spacetime"||April 5, 2016|
|58||"Paradise Lost"||April 12, 2016|
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- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Marvel Database.
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Wikipedia.
- Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on Netflix.
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- ↑ ABC Greenlights ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ Marvel Pilot, Joss Whedon To Co-Write & Possibly Direct
- ↑ Joss Whedon's 'Avengers' Deal Keeps Him With Marvel Through June 2015
- ↑ MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.
- ↑ ComicBookMovie.com - Clark Gregg's ‘Agent Coulson’ Confirmed To Live Again On Marvel's S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series
- ↑ Ming-Na Wen Joins S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Pilot Adds Two Agents (Exclusive)