Agents of SHIELD Season 5 Arrives In Two Weeks, Check Out The Extended Trailer
It’s time to wash away the terrible memories of The Inhumans and head back to ABC’s old standby, Agent of SHIELD, now in Spaaaaaaaaaace.
Agents of SHIELD is back baby! The new series arrives Friday, December 1st, with a two-hour premiere that will hopefully wash away all the memories of Marvel’s first complete misfire, The Inhumans. With the excitement of fans at their back that they even got a fifth season, the team is ready for action. (If The Inhumans had looked better from the get-go, and the Agents of HYDRA pod not played so well, one suspects they might not have gotten this Cinderella season.)
In preparation for the return of the team, it’s time to remind ourselves where they all were when we last left them. Which was in a diner, with their hands up as a SWAT team rushed in, to capture them, assumedly due to the death of the head of SHIELD Jeffrey Mace, as well as some of the other seriously unexplainable things that happened this past season.
Except then….instead of waking up in jail, Agent Coulson woke up to find himself… in space?
Yes, space. And it’s not too much of a spoiler to reveal in the first episode, he’ll find the rest of the team is there with him….all except one.
The good news! Mack is totally in his element with this genre. “It’s the one thing we haven’t done yet” indeed. If this is how the SHIELD team is going out, in space, as the heroes the true believers have been waiting for ain’t a bad way to go.
As for who isn’t there, there is apparently one member of the team who wasn’t on the “jettison into space” list. And if you do the math on who we see in the trailer and who we don’t…. yeah, it’s Fitz. Because FitzSimmons needs to always have something in the way of having a stable relationship that works, don’t they?
Speaking of which, who are these true believers? The new cast members are:
Tess (played by Eve Harlow)
Tess is resourceful, striving to be self-sufficient in very desperate circumstances, but she has hung on to her hopes for a better future for herself and those closest to her. She is living proof that even in the toughest of times, good people will still fight for each other.
Flint (played by Coy Stewart)
Flint is a young man who’s been forced to grow up fast in a tough environment but hasn’t lost his desire to make something of himself. When he crosses paths with our S.H.I.E.L.D. team, he just may get the chance to prove that he’s capable of big things.
Deke (played by Jeff Ward)
Deke is the ultimate survivor and roguish scavenger, the guy who can get people what they need, but at a price of his asking. With his sharp mind and quick wit, he is both a real asset in a tight spot and a hard man to trust.
Grill (played by Pruitt Taylor Vince)
Grill is a gruff taskmaster, lording over those under his command with an unforgiving temperament. He has no illusions about the world he lives in and this makes him a man not easily fooled, or crossed.
Not that I see any of them making up for Fitz. And where does Nick Blood’s Lance Hunter fit into all this? We’ll hopefully find out soon enough.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5 will arrive on Friday, December 1st with a two-hour premiere, starting at 8 p.m. ET on ABC.