ABC Orders ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series & First Look This Sunday Night In U.S.

Agents Of SHIELDMarvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. expectedly got a season order from ABC (A subsidiary of Disney) and Joss Whedon has directed the pilot. Clark Gregg returns as Agent Coulson (who got killed in Avengers) to lead the cast and here’s the synopsis:

Synopsis: 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.

This Sunday night ABC will air a ‘FIRST LOOK’ at the series ahead of its official premiere later in the year.

No news as to when Australia will air the series.