Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D returns to ABC on Friday, December 1 and EW has our first look at the new cast members. You can check them out below with some info on the new characters. The Season 5 premiere will be a special two-hour premiere starting at 8 PM EST. The series will return to its regular time slot on Friday, December 8 at 9 PM.
Deke (Jeff Ward) is a survivor and will help people get things done for a price. He’s reportedly a “real asset in a tight spot and a hard man to trust.”
Tess (Eve Harlow) is trying to be self-sufficient, dealing with “very desperate circumstances.” She’s hopeful and fights to help people.
Flint (Coy Stewart) had to grow up fast, but is trying to make something of himself. He’s based on a character from the Inhumans comics who can control rock and stone.
Grill (Pruitt Taylor Vince) is an ill-tempered taskmaster and “has no illusions about the world he lives in and this makes him a man not easily fooled, or crossed.”
Last season, Agent Coulson and the team saved the world with the help of Ghost Rider. In a rare moment of celebration, the team’s night off was interrupted by a mysterious man and an elite squad. The next thing we saw was Coulson onboard a ship … in deep space! Together, they will have to discover where they are and how to get home while the clock ticks out on humanity. These secrets and mysteries are only the beginning for what is sure to be the most surprising and exhilarating S.H.I.E.L.D. adventure yet!
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie and Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez.
The series was co-created by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, who also serve as executive producers along with Jeffrey Bell and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb and Jim Chory.
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