As the premiere for ABC and Marvel's hotly anticipated "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D." draws closer, the network has released an introductory, "declassified" video for Agent Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), a black ops specialist who isn't exactly a people person. (He ruins the set-up for one of Agent Coulson's jokes -- shun him!)
Check out the behind-the-scenes video below and tell us, are you excited for "Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D."?
Here's a description of the series that was released in April:
Joss Whedon ("MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer") shows us not all heroes are super with "MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D."
Fresh from his role in the summer’s box office smash, "MARVEL’S THE AVENGERS," Agent Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) returns to the worldwide law enforcement organization S.H.I.E.L.D. He puts together a small, highly trained, team of Agents to tackle the cases that haven’t been classified yet, the new, the strange and the unknown. That team consists of straight arrow Agent Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), an expert in combat and espionage; pilot and martial artist Agent Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen); and brilliant if socially awkward scientists Agent Leo Fitz (Iain De Caestecker) and Agent Jemma Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge). They’ll be joined by civilian new recruit and computer hacker Skye (Chloe Bennet).
Prepare for an epic adventure that showcases the hope and wonder of the human spirit. This is a world of Super Heroes, aliens and the unusual -- of action, spectacle and world spanning stories. The show will speak to the human condition through the lens of our very human, non-powered S.H.I.E.L.D agents -- that together we are greater than we are apart, and that we can make a difference in the world.
Executive Produced and co-written by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen ("Dollhouse," "Dr.Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog"), Jeffrey Bell ("Angel," "Alias") and Jeph Loeb ("Smallville," "Lost," "Heroes") comes Marvel’s first live-action TV series, "MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D."
"Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D." will air Tuesdays at 8 p.m. this fall on ABC, with an official premiere date yet to be announced.