How ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Will Tie In to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Film By Film
Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has easily proven the most anticipated new series of 2013, with much of its promise owing to possible connections and cameos of the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe. The recent reveal of Cobie Smulders’ presence in the pilot as Maria Hill, as well as her openness to reprise the role have us wondering however, how much will ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ really tie into 'Avengers 2: Age of Ultron,' 'Thor 2,' 'Captain America 2' and all the other films around it?
It seems every interview and announcement has franchise stars pondering the possibility of an ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ appearance, but would they ever really commit? How can ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ walk the line to establish itself without becoming a slave to the larger films? We break down the red Marvel tape to bring you a realistic breakdown of the pitfalls, the possibilities, the perils and the promise of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ through phase 2 and 3.