"Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." (Photo: ABC)

Fall TV Preview: 5 Things to Know About ‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

“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.

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Writer/director Joss Whdeon, left, and actor Clark Gregg on stage during the "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." panel at the 2013 Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

‘Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Intel: Agent Coulson Lives, Spoilers on Lockdown

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 […]

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Joss Whedon Says Shakespeare Informs His Superheroes

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 […]

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ABC Hopes to Fast-Track ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ Series

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 […]

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