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ABC picks up Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., plans 1st look Sunday during Once Upon a Time finale

Posted by on May 10, 2013 – 10:00 pm

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

It was reported Friday that ABC has given a full series order for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and that a first look at the eagerly awaited program would come this Sunday during the season finale of Once Upon a Time.

The cast photo above was released Friday as well, and is sure to whet fans’ appetite for more Agent Coulson exploits. And don’t miss the show’s official logo over at EW’s Inside TV.

Clark Gregg reprises his role of Agent Phil Coulson from Marvel’s feature films as he assembles a small, highly select group of Agents from the worldwide law-enforcement organization known as S.H.I.E.L.D. Together they investigate the new, the strange, and the unknown across the globe, protecting the ordinary from the extraordinary. Coulson’s team consists of Agent Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), highly trained in combat and espionage, Agent Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen) expert pilot and martial artist, Agent Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker); brilliant engineer and Agent Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) genius bio-chemist. Joining them on their journey into mystery is new recruit and computer hacker Skye (Chloe Bennet). From Executive Producers Joss Whedon (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” ”Buffy the Vampire Slayer”); Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot co-writers (“Dollhouse,” “Dr.Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”); Jeffrey Bell (“Angel,” “Alias”); and Jeph Loeb (“Smallville”) comes Marvel’s first TV series. “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is produced by ABC Studios and Marvel Television.