Have a happy Halloween from Xfinity Asia, and if there are no parades, clubs or parties in store for you, here’s some TV to catch up on instead this week.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” might be a mouthful of a show title, but it’s also quite descriptive. The top-secret Joss Whedon project tells the story of a team of agents in the Marvel law enforcement agency S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) tasked with investigating strange and unknown phenomenons around the world.
A movie-size blockbuster is a rarity on the small screen, the Super Bowl aside, but “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D” boasts the pedigree to make a run at it.
Clark Gregg thought his Marvel movie character, Agent Phil Coulson, was dead. It certainly seemed that way after Coulson was tragically killed in battle in the “The Avengers” movie, prompting the titular characters to unite to save New York City from complete destruction. Joss Whedon, the “Avengers” writer/director and executive producer of the new ABC […]
By Jethro Nededog Joss Whedon thinks it’s high time we marvel at those who can’t fly or break through walls unscathed. His new series for ABC, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” which premieres Sept. 24 at 8/7c, shines a light on characters from “The Avengers” universe that don’t have the advantage of super powers. “I have […]
Some might find it strange that Joss Whedon’s first movie since “The Avengers” — his 2012 megahit about a team of Marvel Comics superheroes — is an independent adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing.” But it makes perfect sense to him. The man who created TV hits like “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and its […]
Right now the broadcast networks are feverishly fashioning their fall prime-time schedules. Some 104 pilots are being screened by execs and test audiences, with just one-third expected to pass muster and become series for the 2013-14 season.
NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – NBC entertainment chief Paul Lee says he has fast-tracked a Joss Whedon series based on “S.H.I.E.L.D,” the Marvel comics peacekeeping agency featured in “The Avengers” and other films. ABC announced in August, after the huge success of “The Avengers,” that it had ordered a pilot based on the fictitious agency headed […]
The “Firefly” saga consists of 14 TV episodes, one big-screen movie and the undiminished passion of the space Western’s fans, stars and producers.
This week’s Comic-Con themed episode of “Castle,” “The Last Frontier,” may be the show’s funniest. It’s also a love letter to not only sci-fi, but the fans who love it. Along the way it makes a great argument that fandom, rather than being for losers, can be a positive force in people’s lives. This is […]