The cast and crew of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. were at WonderCon on Saturday, treating fans with a big surprise showing the world premiere of the 6th season’s opener.
Those present during the panel Q&A at Anaheim Convention Center’s Arena were Clark Gregg, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker, Natalia Cordova-Buckley, Henry Simmons, Jeff Ward, as well as series writer/producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen and Jeff Bell.
First off, the series premiere looks beautifully shot. And Clark Gregg may certainly have something to do with that, having directed the episode. The visuals never looked better, it look cinematic and spectacular at the giant Arena screen. Its a thrilling episode with plenty of twists and surprises.
The episode shows what’s become of the team, coping from the deaths of Fitz and Coulson in the previous season. May, Elena and Mack are rebuilding S.H.I.E.L.D and now planning to look for new recruits, while Quake and Simmons are searching for Fitz in space.
Following the events of season 5, Greg who plays Phil Coulson from the very start of the series, may be playing a different character in the upcoming season, and may or may not be a very bad villain.
Not to spoil it to anyone, you can rest assured that his is quite a spectacular entrance, and an excellent set-up for what’s to come.
The panel also announced that the season 6 will premiere on May 10 which delighted attending fans. You may have already seen some of the show clips and trailer that ABC has been playing for a few weeks now, so this bit of info is certainly great news to those looking forward to the upcoming season.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is set to premiere May 10, 2019.