There were rumours all of last yeat that ABC gave writer-director Joss Whedon the go-ahead to shoot a pilot for a TV show set in “The Avengers” universe, and now the rumours have been confirmed to be completely..true!
ABC has, indeed, picked up the show entitled, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” and the show will focus on a group of agents from the fictional global law-enforcement agency S.H.I.E.L.D (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division).
The series will star Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, a character that has appeared in several of Marvel’s films up until this point. Other cast members include Brett Dalton, Ming-Na Wen, Iain De Caestecker, and Elizabeth Henstridge as S.H.I.E.L.D agents.
Their duties? To investigate strange cases that have not yet been classified. Watch the first teaser here:
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So, who else is excited about Marvel’s first series on ABC? Hang tight and excuse us while dig deep for the exact premiere date.