It's hard to believe that Hollywood ever doubted Joss Whedon, what with 'The Avengers' still raking in the dough, and his glorious impending return to TV with ABC's subsequent 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series, yet only a few years ago the acclaimed director had trouble getting several TV series off the ground. Whedon's breakout success 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' enjoyed an acclaimed run, but what does the director most strongly regret Hollywood never afforded him the chance to do with the show?
Just yesterday we were talking about whether or not Marvel's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series could find a place for Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury among the buzz-worthy cast, but now it seems the core roster of agents has been completed. Sometime 'Nashville' star Chloe Bennet has been tapped as the sixth, and final series regular agent of the Marvel's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series, which goes before cameras next month. Find out about the superhero-friendly Agent Skye inside!
'The Avengers' wound up with a lineup of characters previously seen in the previous Marvel movies like Iron Man, Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Black Widow, Nick Fury and Hawkeye. But if writer/director Joss Whedon had gotten his away, another well-known superhero would've debuted in 'The Avengers' as a part of the team. Who was it and will it be someone we see in 'The Avengers 2?'
With most of the core cast assembled (heh), Marvel and Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series pilot is prepping to go before cameras next month with a story that's sure to be kept under wraps for months to come. We already knew that the 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series wouldn't feature any of the core 'Avengers' in any regular role, but can the same be said of 'S.H.I.E.L.D.'s director himself, Nick Fury? Hear Samuel L. Jackson dish on his role in the 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series inside!
Since we first heard the awe-inspiring news that Marvel, ABC and Joss Whedon would develop a 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series set within Marvel's cinematic universe, we've been privy to a number of casting announcements that include Clark Gregg's resurrected Phil Coulson, Ming-Na, and several newcomers. What of frequent TV star Lizzy Caplan however, who starred in Marvel's 'Avengers' short 'Item 47?' The upcoming 'Masters of Sex' star gives new details inside!
A week or so ago, we were surprised to hear that ABC had picked up to series a sci-fi procedural named 'Weird Desk' for summer 2013, one who's premise seemed awfully familiar to fans of such investigative series as 'Fringe' and 'The X-Files.' Well, it seems we weren't the only ones to find the presence a little too similar, as ABC has decided to shelve the project for now. However, it wasn't the other series that felt too similar, but rather ABC's upcoming Joss Whedon-helmed 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series!
Just when you thought the live-action Marvel Universe couldn't get any bigger, along came Brett Dalton. New reports indicate that the 'Blue Bloods' star has landed a role in Joss Whedon and ABC's forthcoming 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series, portraying yet another member of the up and coming squad. The series, set to shoot its pilot next year will operate within the same cinematic universe as 'The Avengers,' but focus largely on original characters. What "deadly" new character will Brett Dalton bring to life for the 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series? Details inside!
'Firefly's status as a cultural phenomenon has officially peaked this year, with fandom at an all-time high, a tenth anniversary special airing on the Science Channel, and the ever-present talk of a revival making the rounds once more. But while comics still run and talk of an animated series gets off the ground, sooner or later fans will likely understand why a TV revival has taken too long to make it to the air. Does that preclude the possibility of a movie, though, a sequel to 2005's 'Serenity'? One cast member doesn't seem to think so...find out what he's doing to make it happen inside!
Even with the recognizable names of a resurrected Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, and 'ER' vet Ming-Na as an all-new character, ABC and Joss Whedon's forthcoming 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series still remains something of a mystery. Comprised of a team of all-new characters, that mystery hasn't abated as the 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' TV series has officially added two new names to its list So, who in the Marvel universe might they be playing and where could we have seen them before?