Agent M–aka Ryan Penagos, Executive Editorial Director, Marvel Digital Media Group–gets ready to visit the set of the pilot for Marvel’s SHIELD TV show, now filming!
Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. is a planned television series created by Joss Whedon and based on the Marvel Comics organization. It will be produced by Marvel Television and air on the ABC network, and will be set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, sharing continuity with the films in that franchise. The pilot, written by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, and directed by Joss Whedon, has been given the green-light, and is NOW Filming!
Clark Gregg announced he would be reprising his role as agent Phil Coulson in the series’ pilot, and would “headline” the series. Actress Ming-Na Wen was cast as agent Melinda May. Elizabeth Henstridge and Iain De Caestecker were cast as agents Gemma Simmons and Leo Fitz, respectively. Newcomer Brett Dalton was cast as agent Grant Ward. Chloe Bennet was cast as Skye, the sixth and final series regular.