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Paul Lee Reveals That the SHIELD TV Series to Take Place After THE …
Collider.com – Jan 10, 2013

News of ABC bring a S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series to pilot was all well and good, but the inclusion of Clark Gregg’s character Agent Phil Coulson had us scratching our collective heads. Events that occur in The Avengers would make it rather difficult for Coulson to …


ABC president: ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ is classic Joss Whedon, series order sounds likely
Entertainment Weekly – Jan 10, 2013

Comments +; Add comment. AVENGERS_COULSON. Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. may only be a pilot at this stage, but ABC entertainment president Paul Lee sounds confident he’ll give the heavily buzzed-about project a series order. Critics pelted Paul Lee …


‘Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Takes Place After ‘The Avengers,’ How Does Agent
/FILM (blog)  – Jan 10, 2013

One of the biggest mysteries in regards to the upcoming ABC pilot Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. has just been answered. ABC President Paul Lee confirmed that the story takes place after the battle of New York in The Avengers. When the show was first announced a …


TCA: ABC’s Lee marvels at possibilities: Building shows around Disney brands
Chicago Tribune – Jan 10, 2013

Putting fall misfires behind him, ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee spoke enthusiastically about the net’s Joss Whedon superhero pilot “S.H.I.E.L.D.” and how the show will help the Walt Disney conglom’s multiple brands. Lee, who spoke at the Langham …


Marvel’s SHIELD Will Take Place After The Avengers
ComingSoon.net  – Jan 10, 2013

… series Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., questions have abounded about where it takes place in the timeline of the films. That’s now been put to rest. IGN spoke with ABC President Paul Lee, who said flat out that the series takes place after the events of The Avengers.


Joss Whedon: ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot Script A Hit With ABC Bosses
The Inquisitr – Jan 10, 2013

The suits at ABC are reportedly so impressed with Joss Whedon and his script for the S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot that it’s believed the series will likely be ordered by the network. ABC entertainment president Paul Lee told reporters that the script for the pilot is great, and …


S.H.I.E.L.D. Set After Avengers: Coulson Lives
Comicbook.com (blog)  – Jan 10, 2013

The most speculated explanation has been that the S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series would be a prequel to The Avengers. However, ABC president Paul Lee has just revealed to IGN that S.H.I.E.L.D. will not be a prequel. Paul Lee said, “There is no question that it is part …


‘Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series confirmed to be post-‘Avengers’
Examiner.com  – Jan 10, 2013

Lee also re-confirmed Coulson’s role and added that the series will exist as part of the Marvel Universe, but without contradicting feature film storylines: This is S.H.I.E.L.D. They’re following their own particular stories. There are characters in it, Coulson, who …


Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot Will Be Set After The Avengers
Cinema Blend  – Jan 10, 2013

IGN recently caught up with ABC President Paul Lee who confirmed that the new S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot will take place after everything we’ve seen so far in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Asking about how the show would fit in the timeline, Lee said, “There is no …


ABC President talks SHIELD series : Scripts, Tone, Progress, Sustainability
Moviehole – Jan 10, 2013

Speaking at the TCA upfronts, ABC prez Paul Lee said he’s confident not only will “S.H.I.E.L.D” go to series, but it’ll – like Whedon’s famed “Buffy, the Vampire Slayer” – be on the air for years to come. Lee, who hasn’t seen the pilot yet, told Crave Online : …


‘SHIELD': ABC President ‘Hopeful’ For Joss Whedon Pilot And Talks Seth
Huffington Post – Jan 10, 2013

One of ABC’s most buzzed-about pilots is easily “S.H.I.E.L.D” and Paul Lee, the network’s entertainment president, shared some more information about the Joss Whedon project at the 2013 Television Critics Association Winter Press Tour on Thursday.


ABC Confident in Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ Landing Series Order
Hollywood Reporter – Jan 10, 2013

ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee expressed confidence in Joss Whedon’s Marvel adaptation S.H.I.E.L.D. on Thursday at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour, telling reporters he’s optimistic the superhero pilot will land a series …


ABC Fast Tracks Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Series
Escapist Magazine  – Jan 10, 2013

Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. series on ABC Entertainment has the favor of the network’s president, according to a quote from The Hollywood Reporter. “We fast-tracked that and we’ll see it a lot earlier than the others,” said ABC President Paul Lee, “We’re very …


SHIELD Series on ABC Set After The Avengers
Deadbolt – Jan 10, 2013

Both Whedon and Lee insisted that the S.H.I.E.L.D. series would be its own stand alone story and would not interfere with the feature film timelines of the The Avengers related movies. “It’s part of the world, but we’re going to be very, very careful that we don’t …


‘SHIELD': Joss Whedon and ABC put superhero saga on the fast track
San Jose Mercury News – Jan 10, 2013

“We fast-tracked it, and we’ll see it a lot earlier than the other (shows),” ABC president Paul Lee told reporters Thursday. “We’re very hopeful that’s going to go to series. … It’s a great script.” “S.H.I.E.L.D.” is about a secret intelligence agency that has appeared …


“SHIELD” TV Series Takes Place After “The Avengers,” Agent Coulson to Return
WorstPreviews.com  – Jan 10, 2013

It’s still unclear how Coulson will be brought back, especially since Lee said that the show is part of the same world that “The Avengers” is in. “[They have] their own particular stories. There are characters in it, Coulson, who clearly come from ‘Avenger,'” he …


How ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Will Fit Into ABC’s Lineup
ThinkProgress – Jan 10, 2013

I am frankly really glad that Lee is talking about S.H.I.E.L.D. as a show that should attract women and families as part of its basic genetics, rather than as as a bonus to go with a core dudebro demographic. But for that to be meaningful—and it’s very different to …


ABC boss loves Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ pilot
UPI.com (blog) – Jan 10, 2013

Whedonites will be glad to know that Paul Lee, ABC’s entertainment president, thinks that the cult writer-director’s buzzed-about Marvel adaptation, “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” is likely to get a series order. “We’re very hopeful that’s going to go to series. … It’s a great script,” …


Marvel’s SHIELD To Take Place After The Avengers
411mania.com  – Jan 10, 2013

IGN has answered one of those questions when they caught up with ABC president Paul Lee and asked how it tied into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Check out the highlights: On the show’s placement in the MCU: “There is no question that it is part of the …


No, it’s Not a Prequel: ABC President Confirms SHIELD Takes Place After The …
IGN – Jan 10, 2013

I spoke to ABC president Paul Lee last night about S.H.I.E.L.D. and when I asked him how tied into the ongoing Marvel films the series would be, he replied, “There is no question that it is part of the Marvel Universe. In fact, the story takes place after the battle …


New Details Emerge For Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’
Science Fiction – Jan 10, 2013

Now, thanks to ABC President Paul Lee, we have an inkling of an idea. According to Collider, at a recent Television Critics Association event, Lee spoke about the upcoming pilot and the progress the team has been making so far. On Whedon’s involvement …


ABC boss talks Marvel’s SHIELD
Den Of Geek – Jan 11, 2013

Lee confirmed he would be fast-tracking the S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot as the first to be watched by the network, and that ABC was planning ahead to work around Whedon’s film schedule for The Avengers 2. Having seen the pilot script, he told critics that “there are a lot …


Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ a hot topic at ABC’s press tour day
HitFix (blog) – Jan 10, 2013

(Lee declined to explain how Coulson would be in the show, given the events of “Avengers,” save to say that “it’s a great story.”) Though series pick-up orders won’t likely be made until the May upfronts, it’s hard to imagine “S.H.I.E.L.D.” not going to series, …


ABC Executive Reveals Details on Joss Whedon-Helmed SHIELD Series
Paste Magazine – Jan 10, 2013

During a press conference at the Television Critics Association (TCA)’s winter press tour, ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee revealed that Joss Whedon’s involvement in the network’s upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. project, a series based on the Nick Fury-led …


ABC Making Marvel TV Show About ‘Avengers’ Secret Agency
Businessweek – Jan 10, 2013

The first episode of the tentatively named “S.H.I.E.L.D.” is being written and directed by “Avengers” director Joss Whedon, Lee said today at a TV critics conference in Pasadena, California. The series may be ready for the TV season that starts in September, …


‘Marvel’s SHIELD': ABC ‘very hopeful’ the pilot will be picked up
Zap2it.com (blog) – Jan 10, 2013

Whedon is writing and directing “S.H.I.E.L.D.” (or “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.,” its official title), and Lee says he’s “passionate” about the show and will keep his hands in if it’s picked up. “He’s very engaged with the series if we go to series. He’s already working on …


Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Script is Great, Says ABC Executive
Comicbook.com (blog) – Jan 10, 2013

Lee revealed that the pilot for Joss Whedon’s Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. has been fast-tracked and thus will be ready for review “a lot earlier than others.” He hailed the script as “great” with “a lot of funny male/female relationships” as well as “a lot of action,” and …


ABC Hopes to Fast-Track “SHIELD” Series
Chicago Tribune – Jan 10, 2013

NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – NBC entertainment chief Paul Lee says he has fast-tracked a Joss Whedon series based on “S.H.I.E.L.D,” the Marvel comics peacekeeping agency featured in “The Avengers” and other films. ABC announced in August, after the …


Joss Whedon Talks ‘Avengers 2? Script, ‘SHIELD’ TV Show & Marvel Films
Geeks of Doom  – Jan 10, 2013

The guy is currently writing and will direct The Avengers 2; he’s an executive producer for the planned S.H.I.E.L.D. television series, and he’s a creative consultant for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only that, but he also has to push his contemporary …


Joss Whedon Is Already Working On New Scripts For ABC’s S.H.I.E.L.D.
Cinema Blend – Jan 10, 2013

Between the involvement of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly creator and the Marvel backdrop, the pilot naturally has fans’ interest piqued, so it’s no surprise that the subject came up at the TCA’s today when ABC’s entertainment president Paul Lee …


ABC President Paul Lee Discusses the SHIELD TV Show
411mania.com – Jan 10, 2013

ABC President Paul Lee recently spoke about bringing the S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show to the network. Here are the highlights?. On The Network’s Programming: “I talk about the emotion of the network and that it’s ?smart with heart.’ There is something which I talk …


ABC President Talks About Marvel’s SHIELD
ComingSoon.net – Jan 10, 2013

Paul Lee, the entertainment president at ABC, spoke at the Television Critics Association today and had a few things to say about the pilot for Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. which is currently in production. (via TV Line). He said the pilot has been put on the fast-track …


Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot Likely to Get Series Order
Hollywood.com – Jan 10, 2013

The world has yet to be graced with the pilot for Joss Whedon’s small screen take on the Marvel universe’s S.H.I.E.L.D. agency — even ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee, whose network is producing the anticipated Avengers spinoff, has yet to see …


Joss Whedon talks ‘Avengers 2,’ ABC confident in ‘SHIELD’ series
TheCelebrityCafe.com  – Jan 10, 2013

The first TV component of the universe will be S.H.I.E.L.D. ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee told the media that the show has been fast-tracked, even though a pilot, which Whedon is directing is still in production. “It’s just very Joss,” Lee said about the …


SHIELD: ABC President — Pilot Script Is ‘Really Good,’ ‘Very Joss’ Whedon
Access Hollywood – Jan 10, 2013

… September 9, 2012 in TorontoIt’s only at the pilot stage, but already, Joss Whedon’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” is one of the most anticipated potential new shows – and according to ABC President of Entertainment Paul Lee – it’s a very exciting prospect for the network.


Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ Could Become ABC’S Next Big Series; Comic Con …
International Business Times – Jan 10, 2013

His next project, the “S.H.I.E.L.D” series that will air on ABC, has not even begun shooting its pilot episode but it is already getting rave reviews from ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee. Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ Could Become ABC’S Next Big Series; …


ABC President Paul Lee drops SHIELD details, Whedon’s level of involvement
Hypable – Jan 10, 2013

ABC Lee According to those in attendance at the Television Critics Association winter press tour this morning, ABC boss Paul Lee had plenty to say about S.H.I.E.L.D., and he was speaking as though the show was already ordered (which it’s not).


ABC is Confident in Joss Whedon’s “SHIELD” Pilot
Complex.com (blog) – Jan 10, 2013

ABC is so confident in Joss Whedon’s upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series that, according to The Hollywood Reporter, they’re fairly sure it’ll land a series order. Speaking at the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour today, network president Paul Lee …


ABC President Touts S.H.I.E.L.D, Renewed Focus of Revenge and More!
TV Fanatic – Jan 10, 2013

Looking ahead to the series that could really help ABC get back on track, Lee said the script for Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. is “great” and will likely be fast-tracked to series. Paul Lee. “You know how Joss is so high/low?” Lee asked. “How he’s able to be …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD pilot is “intense and epic”, says ABC boss
Digital Spy – Jan 11, 2013

“For us to have Joss Whedon not only [attached to] the show but passionate about the show, directing and writing pilot… he’s already working on the scripts,” Lee revealed. “We shot it in LA to make sure he’s free to work on it across his TV and feature life.” …


ABC’s Paul Lee “Hopeful” Joss Wheden’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D” Pilot Will Go To Series: TCA
Deadline.com – Jan 10, 2013

Four years after Disney bought Marvel, ABC appears poised to launch its first Marvel series. Mining Marvel’s universe for primetime has been a priority for ABC and Marvel Television. Their Avengers-themed effort, pilot Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D, from The Avengers …


SHIELD TV Series “Fast-Tracked” Says ABC President
Deadbolt – Jan 10, 2013

Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. series got a strong vote of confidence on Thursday at the Television Critics Association’s Winter Press Tour in Los Angeles. At the most recent TCA event in L.A., ABC Entertainment Group president Paul Lee revealed that he …


Just What Is Agent Phil Coulson?
The Outhouse  – Jan 10, 2013

The tidbit about the S.H.I.E.L.D. television pilot taking place post-Avengers movie, came during an IGN interview at the Television Critics Association (TCA) press tour. ABC president Paul Lee said the pilot “…is part of the Marvel Universe. In fact, the story …


ABC President Talks S.H.I.E.L.D.’s Chances of Getting Picked Up to Series …
The Mary Sue – Jan 10, 2013

Well, it’s pretty much a sure thing. At this point ABC has only ordered a pilot and still has to decide whether to commit to a full series, same as with most shows. But it’s described as being a “near-certainty” that the network will be on board for as much as the …


Joss Whedon Talks AVENGERS 2, SHIELD TV Show, and Marvel’s Phase Two …
Collider.com  – Jan 10, 2013

If that wasn’t enough, Whedon is also writing and directing the pilot for ABC’s S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series. The incredibly busy Whedon recently spoke a bit about all of the aforementioned projects, offering an update on the status of the Avengers 2 script, when …


Whedon’s SHIELD ‘Very Joss,’ Seems Likely For Series Order
Comic Book Resources – Jan 10, 2013

4 Comments. Whedon’s <i>S.H.I.E.L.D.</i> ‘Very Joss,’ Seems Likely. Although production is only now beginning on Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee appears confident the Marvel project will receive a series order.


ABC ‘Hopeful’ that Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Will Get Series Pick-Up
Broadway World – Jan 10, 2013

“We fast-tracked that and we’ll see it a lot earlier than the others,” Lee said at the TCA winter press tour today. “We’re very hopeful that’s going to go to series…It’s a great script.” S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and …


Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series: Agent Coulson’s Return Revealed?
ScreenCrush  – Jan 10, 2013

Earlier today ‘The Avengers’ director Joss Whedon spoke about ABC and Marvel’s upcoming ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series, specifically how the spectacle of its story would differ from the Marvel films, but one question about the pilot will likely boggle viewers right up …


Joss Whedon Directing SHIELD Pilot Right Now, Already Working On Scripts For …
Bleeding Cool News – Jan 10, 2013

ABC’s Entertainment President Paul Lee spoke about the status of the show at the TCA Press Tour. These quotes come from EW, but I think they were said in a group situation. For us to have Joss Whedon not only [attached to] the show but passionate about …


TV on Tap: How “Arrested Development” Transforms the TV Series, E! Loves …
AfterElton.com  – Jan 10, 2013

Apparently, ABC chief Paul Lee was so enthusiastic about Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot when talking to reporters at the TCA that its difficult to imagine it not making the fall schedule. You can’t fire Britney Spears, she quits! I may have run out of patience …


Joss Whedon says ‘Avengers 2′ will be deeper, not bigger; shooting ‘SHIELD …
Hypable – – Jan 10, 2013

During the Critic’s Choice Awards, MTV caught up with Avengers director Joss Whedon and he brought up how far along he was on The Avengers sequel and when he’ll be shooting the pilot for the S.H.I.E.L.D. TV show. When MTV news asked Whedon what …


ABC Boss Sings Praises Of Joss Whedon’s SHIELD
SFX – Jan 10, 2013

According to TVLine, Lee revealed that the pilot for Marvel’s SHIELD has been fast-tracked and will be ready for the network chiefs to review “a lot earlier than others,” adding that, ““Joss is very engaged and already working on scripts” for the series proper.


Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series Fast-Tracked at ABC, Will Be More Family …
ScreenCrush – Jan 10, 2013

With the pilot currently shooting, ABC president Paul Lee revealed that the network hoped to have the pilot fast-tracked for review, even with general expectation ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ will be picked up to series. “We fast-tracked that before the others and we’re going to …


Avengers Sequel Will Be Deeper Not Bigger
Comicbook.com (blog)  – Jan 10, 2013

In addition, Whedon offered an update on the S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot saying, “We start shooting a week from Tuesday.” As far as the scale of the series, Whedon added, “You’ve got to bring a little bit of spectacle to it. It’s got to be bigger than your average cop show.


[Movies] Joss Whedon Says The Avengers 2 Script Should Be Done In A Couple …
411mania.com – Jan 10, 2013

In addition to being almost done with the Avengers 2 script, he’s about to start directing the pilot of ABC’s S.H.I.E.L.D. and will be the creative consultant on the other Marvel Studios films in development. He said: “I read all the scripts and I give notes on …


 

‘Nashville’s’ Chloe Bennet joins ABC’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ pilot
Examiner.com-21/12/2012

“S.H.I.E.L.D.” is based on Marvel Comics’ secret intelligence organization … For more “S.H.I.E.L.D.” news and previews, follow Chicago TV Examiner on Twitter.


Marvel’s SHIELD news round-up Den Of Geek-21/12/2012

More casting announced for Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV show, and will Nick Fury … in with Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., two box-fresh new agents had joined the show, …


SHIELD TV Show Casts Some Nashville G4 TV (blog)-20/12/2012

Marvel’s upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series has added the final regular agent for its spinoff in singer/actress, Chloe Bennet. The 21 year-old half-Asian attraction …


Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D’ TV series recruits Chloe Bennet Examiner.com-20/12/2012

Joss Whedon’s upcoming television show “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D” has been busy recruiting talent for their cast. On Thursday, Dec. 20, Comingsoon.net reported …


Tony Stark Is Bloody & Beaten In New ‘Iron Man 3′ Photo; Marvel’s … Indie Wire (blog)-20/12/2012

… Is Bloody & Beaten In New ‘Iron Man 3′ Photo; Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Show … the series “S.H.I.E.L.D.” which will have Clark Gregg returning as (not dead?) …


Marvel’s SHIELD Casts Final Regular Character SFX-20/12/2012

Marvel’s SHIELD – the TV spin-off to The Avengers that’s been created by Joss … Bennet, who previously appeared in a number of episodes of the TV series …


Chloe Bennet Is The Final Recruit of ABC’s “SHIELD” Crave Online-19/12/2012

… the lead character from Joss Whedon’s upcoming Marvel TV series spinning … With the “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot expected to head before cameras next month, the …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Show Casts ‘Nashville’ Star Chloe Bennet Screen Rant-19/12/2012

From a storytelling perspective, it makes perfect sense for the series to include a character outside the S.H.I.E.L.D. organization itself, to serve as a proxy for fans.


[TV] Nashville’s Chloe Bennet Cast in SHIELD TV Series 411mania.com-19/12/2012

[TV] Nashville’s Chloe Bennet Cast in S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series … Reporter says that actress Chloe Bennet has been cast for the Marvel TV series S.H.I.E.L.D. as the …


Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ TV Series Adds One Last Regular I Am Rogue.com-19/12/2012

The SHIELD ABC television series just added a sixth regular castmember, rounding out the principle ensemble with Chloe Bennet, a familiar face from fellow …


Chloe Bennett joins ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ cast and Samuel L. Jackson wants … Examiner.com-by Timothy English-19/12/2012

Marvel TV · Marvel’s The Avengers · Samuel L Jackson · SHIELD TV series · Joss … The cast is taking shape for the pilot episode for “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.”, …


S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot Gets Final Cast Member Comicbook.com (blog)-by Scott Johnson-19/12/2012

After Joss Whedon’s The Avengers ruled the movie theaters this past summer, many are expecting that Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series will rule the …


SHIELD TV series heads to ABC Fall of 2013, Samuel L. Jackson … Nerd Reactor-19/12/2012

Jeph Loeb, famed comic book writer and executive producer for the SHIELD TV show, has revealed to PREVIEWSworld when the show will debut and where.


NASHVILLE’s Chloe Bennet Rounds out the Cast of Marvel’s … Collider.com-19/12/2012

THR reports that the actress has joined the cast of Marvel’s upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series. Bennett will play the sixth and final regular on the series. The show …


Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series Casts ‘Nashville’ Star For Final … ScreenCrush-19/12/2012

Just yesterday we were talking about whether or not Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series could find a place for Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury among the buzz-worthy …


Could Samuel L. Jackson be in Joss Whedon’s SHIELD show after all? io9-19/12/2012

Plus Samuel L. Jackson wants in on ABC’s S.H.I.E.L.D. show… but not in the …. the possibility of playing Nick Fury on ABC’s upcoming TV show, but he does say …


Jackson Would Like Nick Fury To Be Like Charlie’s Angel’s Charlie … SFX-19/12/2012

… Like Nick Fury To Be Like Charlie’s Angel’s Charlie In The SHIELD TV Show … L Jackson appear as Nick Fury in Joss Whedon’s TV version of SHIELD?


Samuel L.Jackson assumes he’ll be a part of the SHIELD TV show Moviehole-18/12/2012

If Jackson’s words are anything to go by, Marvel will definitely be retaining cinema’s Nick Fury for the small screen venture. “I don’t know. I keep hearing about it, …


Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series: Will Samuel L. Jackson Appear? ScreenCrush-18/12/2012

With most of the core cast assembled (heh), Marvel and Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series pilot is prepping to go before cameras next month with a story …


The SHIELD TV series could drop in the fall of 2013 JoBlo.com-18/12/2012

The S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series could drop in the fall of 2013 … Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D series is becoming one of the more anticipated of 2013…wait, will it be …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Show Aims for Fall 2013 Debut; SLJ Talks Nick Fury … Screen Rant-18/12/2012

Post-The Avengers Joss Whedon is ready to return to the small screen, where he earned his geek street cred by creating such cult TV series as Buffy the …


Jeph Leob Tells Us When We Can Expect To See The SHIELD TV … Bleeding Cool News-18/12/2012

In an interview with Previewsworld, Jeph Leob has hinted at when we can expect to be seeing the Shield TV Show. 95% of the interview is about the Nova comic …


WWE TLC 2012 Results: The Shield Proves TV-PG Is Just Fine Bleacher Report-17/12/2012

… droning about how WWE’s product is watered down by the lack of a TV-14 rating was … Every member of The Shield is beginning to show signs of individual …


Marvel’s SHIELD news round-up
Den Of Geek-21/12/2012

More casting announced for Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV show, and will Nick Fury be … The last time we checked in with Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., two box-fresh new …


Main Cast For Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ Assembled
Geeks of Doom-20/12/2012

The core group of actors who could star as regulars in the potential ABC series, S.H.I.E.L.D., have all been cast. So far there’s only an order for a pilot episode to …


‘SHIELD’ Team Now Complete With New Member and Debut Info
Science Fiction-20/12/2012

She’ll be joining the rest of the S.H.I.E.L.D. team which includes Ming-Na as Agent … Working with Joss, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell on the …


‘Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D’ TV series recruits Chloe Bennet
Examiner.com-20/12/2012

Joss Whedon’s upcoming television show “Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D” has been busy recruiting talent for their cast. On Thursday, Dec. 20, Comingsoon.net reported …


Chloe Bennett rounds off ‘SHIELD’ cast
Digital Spy-20/12/2012

Joss Whedon’s forthcoming ABC pilot, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Bennett is the sixth and final series regular to join S.H.I.E.L.D., with Clark Gregg, …


NASHVILLE’s Chloe Bennet Joins Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D.
Broadway World-20/12/2012

ABC has tapped NASHVILLE’s Chloe Bennet for Joss Whedon’s upcoming AVENGERS-inspired series S.H.I.E.L.D., The Hollywood Reporter announced.


Whedon’s “SHIELD” Pilot Fills Final Casting Slot
Comic Book Resources-20/12/2012

Joss Whedon’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot has rounded out its central cast with the addition of “Nashville” actress Chloe Bennett, The Live Feed reports. She’ll play Skye, …


Chloe Bennet rounds out the cast of Marvel’s SHIELD
Flickering Myth (blog)-20/12/2012

Joss Whedon’s forthcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot has found its sixth and final regular, with The Hollywood Reporter revealing that actress Chloe Bennet (Nashville) …


Marvel’s SHIELD Casts Final Regular Character
SFX-20/12/2012

Marvel’s SHIELD – the TV spin-off to The Avengers that’s been created by Joss Whedon – has found its final regular cast member. According to The Hollywood …


Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot Adds Nashville’s Chloe Bennet
Cinema Blend-19/12/2012

Casting has continued today for one of the most high profile pilots of the season. This time it’s Nashville star Chloe Bennet who has been added to the cast of …


Chloe Bennet Joins SHIELD
The Outhouse-19/12/2012

Chloe Bennet (aka. Chloe Wang) most notable for being in the Nashville television show will join Marvel’s/Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. television cast. Bennet will …


Chloe Bennet Is The Final Recruit of ABC’s “SHIELD”
Crave Online-19/12/2012

Joss Whedon is set to direct the pilot episode of “S.H.I.E.L.D.” in addition to co-writing the script with his brother, Jed and Jed’s wife Maurissa Tancharoen.


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Show Casts ‘Nashville’ Star Chloe Bennet
Screen Rant-19/12/2012

Dawn – Part 2, it provided a launching pad for Marvel’s second round of films and an upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. series from Avengers writer/director Joss Whedon.


Chloe Bennett joins ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ cast and Samuel L. Jackson wants …
Examiner.com-by Timothy English-19/12/2012

“Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.” will be executive produced by the Whedon brothers, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell and Jeph Loeb. Joss Whedon, who directed “The …


S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot Gets Final Cast Member
Comicbook.com (blog)-by Scott Johnson-19/12/2012

After Joss Whedon’s The Avengers ruled the movie theaters this past summer, many are expecting that Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series will rule the …


More SHIELD Casting News: “Skye” Comes From Nashville
KSiteTV-19/12/2012

More casting news from Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot for ABC comes today courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter. To fill the role of “Skye,” Joss Whedon & company …


SHIELD TV series heads to ABC Fall of 2013, Samuel L. Jackson …
Nerd Reactor-19/12/2012

Jeph Loeb, famed comic book writer and executive producer for the SHIELD TV … Working with Joss, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell on the …


NASHVILLE’s Chloe Bennet Rounds out the Cast of Marvel’s …
Collider.com-19/12/2012

As we reported back in August, Whedon says the storyline for S.H.I.E.L.D. will be largely “autonomous’” from the Avengers sequel feature that is also in the works …


SHIELD Adds Superhero Obsessive In Form Of Nashville’s Chloe …
Bleeding Cool News-19/12/2012

Apparently not an agent of SHIELD, the character of Skye is said to be the sixth and final regular to be recruited for Joss Whedon’s upcoming pilot. According to …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Casts Nashville Alum Chloe Bennet
IGN-19/12/2012

Actress Chloe Bennet has joined the cast of Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot for ABC, THR reports. Bennet’s most notable credit to date is on the network’s …


Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series Casts ‘Nashville’ Star For Final …
ScreenCrush-19/12/2012

The Marvel TV landscape will get infinitely cooler over the next few months as Joss Whedon and Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series films its pilot episode and preps …


Home » Joss Whedon Avengers interview
Assignment X-19/12/2012

During the nearly 45-minute conversation Whedon spoke about BUFFY, THE … He also talked briefly about S.H.I.E.L.D., the new ABC TV series that is a spin-off …


Chloe Bennet Joins Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D.
ComingSoon.net-19/12/2012

THR is reporting that “Nashville” star Chloe Bennet has been cast in Joss Whedon’s upcoming television show Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Her character is “Skye” and …


Could Samuel L. Jackson be in Joss Whedon’s SHIELD show after all?
io9-19/12/2012

Could Samuel L. Jackson be in Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. show after all? Jamie Foxx talks more about Amazing Spider-Man 2, and James Badge Dale …


Joss Whedon says Wasp would have replaced Black Widow in …
HitFix-by Gregory Ellwood-19/12/2012

Whedon is executive producing and possibly directing the “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot for ABC, but that was another new Marvel Studios project he avoided talking about …


Samuel L Jackson wants role in Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD.’ pilot
Digital Spy-19/12/2012

Samuel L Jackson wants role in Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.LD.’ pilot … Samuel L Jackson has revealed that he wants a role in Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot.


Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series: Will Samuel L. Jackson Appear?
ScreenCrush-18/12/2012

of the core cast assembled (heh), Marvel and Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV … We already knew that the ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series wouldn’t feature any of the …


[Movies] Marvel’s SHIELD May Premiere In Fall 2013, Samuel L …
411mania.com-18/12/2012

[Movies] Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. May Premiere In Fall 2013, Samuel L Jackson Talks … Working with Joss, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell on the …


The SHIELD TV series could drop in the fall of 2013
JoBlo.com-18/12/2012

Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D series is becoming one of the more anticipated of … that you might have heard about called Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. co-written, directed, …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Show Aims for Fall 2013 Debut; SLJ Talks Nick Fury …
Screen Rant-18/12/2012

S.H.I.E.L.D. is scheduled to commence filming as soon as next month (January 2013, that is), with Whedon directing the pilot episode. As speculated before, the …


Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. May be Coming in Fall 2013
Superherohype.com-18/12/2012

The cast is almost fully assembled for Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., which is being set up … Loeb said, adding,”Working with Joss, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, …


Jeph Loeb & Samuel L. Jackson Talk Marvel’s SHIELD
KSiteTV-18/12/2012

“Working with Joss, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell on the show is a blast! … Loeb isn’t the only big gun talking S.H.I.E.L.D. these days.


Jeph Leob Tells Us When We Can Expect To See The SHIELD TV …
Bleeding Cool News-18/12/2012

pilot for television that you might have heard about called Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. co-written, directed, and Executive Produced by none other than Joss Whedon!


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD May Have Killed ABC’s Weird Desk
Comic Book Resources-12/12/2012

Less than a week after it was revealed ABC had granted a straight-to-series order to the paranormal-mystery series Weird Desk, Deadline reports the network …


Did Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series Kill ABC’s ‘Weird Desk?’
ScreenCrush-12/12/2012

A week or so ago, we were surprised to hear that ABC had picked up to series a sci-fi procedural named ‘Weird Desk’ for summer 2013, one who’s premise …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Kills Weird Desk?
ShockTillYouDrop.com-12/12/2012

The order has been put on hold and it may be due to ABC’s upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. series – the extension of Marvel’s superhero universe that is being …


Joss Whedon turns in ‘Avengers 2′ outline, ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ pilot nears …
Examiner.com-05/12/2012

Joss Whedon has turned in his outline for the sequel to “The Avengers. … set to be the showrunners of ABC’s upcoming “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” assuming Whedon’s pilot …


Joss Whedon hands in ‘Avengers 2′ outline
Digital Spy UK-05/12/2012

It has also been revealed that Jeffrey Bell, Maurissa Tancharoen and brother Jed Whedon will serve as showrunners on the S.H.I.E.L.D. television show.


Joss Whedon’s The Avengers 2 outline complete
Den Of Geek-04/12/2012

As he continues to put the pieces of his S.H.I.E.L.D. television show together for Marvel – with Jed Whedon, Jeffrey Bell and Maurissa Tancharoen now revealed …


Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Will Be “Very Joss Whedon”
Comicbook.com (blog)-by Russ Burlingame-30/11/2012

S.H.I.E.L.D. logo At an event at the Saban Free Clinic in Los Angeles where ABC president Paul Lee was being honored, he took some time out to speak to …


Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ pilot “very exciting”, says ABC boss
Digital Spy UK-30/11/2012

Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ pilot “very exciting”, says ABC boss … Lee has admitted that the network is “very excited” about Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot.


Joss Whedon recruits another agent for Marvel’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’
Examiner.com-29/11/2012

The “S.H.I.E.L.D.” roster is filling up as we learn that another agent has been recruited for Marvel’s new Joss Whedon-helmed TV show. Today it was announced …


Joss Whedon Adds ‘Killing Lincoln’ Actor To ‘SHIELD’
Airlock Alpha-28/11/2012

You may not have heard of him. But given Joss Whedon’s ability to spot unknown talent and turn them into superstars, chances are you’ll be flocking to as …


Cast of “S.H.I.E.L.D.” Television Series Nearly Complete
Examiner.com-28/11/2012

The most recent addition to Joss Whedon’s ABC “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot was announced today as Brett Dalton (CBS’s “Blue Bloods” and Lifetime’s “Army Wives”) has …


Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ pilot casts Brett Dalton as a new agent
Zap2it.com (blog)-by Laurel Brown-28/11/2012

Things are getting dangerous at “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” Joss Whedon’s pilot project for ABC. A new agent, played by nearly unknown actor Brett Dalton, has been cast.


Actor Brett Dalton Joins the Cast of Joss Whedon’s “SHIELD” Pilot
Nuke The Fridge-28/11/2012

Writer/producer/director Joss Whedon and Marvel Television are currently casting ABC’s ”S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot at top speed. Another agent has been added to the …


Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ TV Show Adds Brett Dalton
Screen Rant-28/11/2012

Before the surprise announcement was made at New York Comic-Con that Clark Gregg would be reprising the fan-favorite role of Agent Phil Coulson in …


Whedon’s “SHIELD” Adds Deadly Agent
Comic Book Resources-28/11/2012

Targeted for ABC’s fall 2013 lineup, the pilot centers on the global espionage and law-enforcement agency that’s helped to provide the connective tissue …


Le “SHIELD” continue de recruter
AlloCiné-28/11/2012

Un autre agent vient de rejoindre le S.H.I.E.L.D.. Développé par Joss Whedon pour la chaîne ABC, ce pilote suivant les fameux agents de l’organisation secrète …


Brett Dalton added to Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ pilot
TheCelebrityCafe.com-27/11/2012

Joss Whedon’s upcoming Marvel ABC show, S.H.I.E.L.D., confirmed on Tuesday Brett Dalton is joining the cast. TV Line confirmed Dalton will be playing Agent …


Another Agent Joins TV SHIELD
SFX-27/11/2012

Joss Whedon continues to assemble his Agents Of SHIELD. TVLine now reports that Brett Dalton has been cast as Agent Grant Ward in the new Avengers TV …


Joss Whedon Recruits Another Agent For ABC’s ‘SHIELD’ Series
Science Fiction-27/11/2012

Brett Dalton Recruitment for the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division (a.k.a. S.H.I.E.L.D.) has just added another agent.


Joss Whedon recruits another ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ agent
HitFix-27/11/2012

Actor Brett Dalton – a relative unknown who will next be seen in the National Geographic Channel’s “Killing Lincoln” adaptation – has nabbed the role of Agent …


Brett Dalton Joins S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Show Cast
Comicbook.com (blog)-by Scott Johnson-27/11/2012
Brett Dalton SHIELD Things seem to be moving along quickly with Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series. TVLine is reporting that Brett Dalton has been added to …


Brett Dalton Enlists for Marvel’s SHIELD
ComingSoon.net-27/11/2012

Marvel Studios’ upcoming “S.H.I.E.L.D.” television series has landed another star. TVLine is … Co-written by Whedon and his brother, Jed Whedon and Maurissa …


Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series Adds “Deadly” New Agent
ScreenCrush-27/11/2012

New reports indicate that the ‘Blue Bloods’ star has landed a role in Joss Whedon and ABC’s forthcoming ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series, portraying yet another member …


Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot Adds Killing Lincoln’s Brett Dalton
Cinema Blend-27/11/2012

Casting for the highly anticipated pilot for Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. is moving along, with another announcement made today. Joining the Joss Whedon project at …


SHIELD’s Best Brett: Dalton Cast In ABC’s Marvel Pilot
KSiteTV-27/11/2012

The S.H.I.E.L.D.pilot is expected to have executive producer Joss Whedon also directing. Whedon also co-wrote the pilot with Jed Whedon and Maurissa …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Adds A “Deadly, Precise” New Agent
Bleeding Cool News-27/11/2012

Brett Dalton has won the part of Agent Grant in the upcoming SHIELD TV series from Marvel and Joss Whedon. Grant is, to the best of my knowledge, another …


Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ Pilot Adds ‘Killing Lincoln’ Actor
Hollywood Reporter-27/11/2012

ABC’s Joss Whedon pilot S.H.I.E.L.D. has enlisted another agent. … Whedon is on board to co-pen the pilot alongside his brother Jed Whedon and Jed’s wife …


ABC buys Joss Whedon Marvel SHIELD pilot
Vancouver Sun – Aug 30, 2012

Nick Fury and the rest of S.H.I.E.L.D. are coming to ABC. The network has entered an agreement for a pilot revolving around the peace-keeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., which is featured in both Marvel comics and the superhero films that they spawned, …


Joss Whedon to create Marvel TV pilot
BBC News – Aug 30, 2012

US network ABC has ordered a pilot for a TV series based on Marvel’s SHIELD agency, to be written by Avengers Assemble director Joss Whedon. The fictional government peacekeeping organisation featured in Whedon’s hit blockbuster, headed by Samuel …


‘Dr. Horrible’ Sequel: Joss Whedon Says It’s Happening
Huffington Post – Aug 30, 2012

It was recently announced that Whedon, along with his “Dr. Horrible” writing partners, would pen a TV pilot following the Marvel universe government agency S.H.I.E.L.D. If the timing works out, he’ll also direct. The ABC pilot is going into production …


ABC orders Marvel ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ pilot: Project hails from ‘Avengers’ helmer Joss …
Chicago Tribune – Aug 30, 2012

“Avengers” helmer Joss Whedon will co-write the pilot with his brother, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. If ordered to series, Jed Whedon and Tancharoen, alums of Joss Whedon’s Fox series “Dollhouse,” will serve as showrunners/exec producers with …


Joss Whedon to Head Up New Marvel TV Project
WFMY News 2 – Aug 30, 2012

Joss Whedon is returning to television. Disney has tapped the ‘Avengers’ director to handle the pilot for a show based on Marvel’s peace-keeping organization called SHIELD. Whedon is no stranger to the small screen; he created cult favorites ‘Buffy t …


ABC orders Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ pilot
First Coast News – Aug 30, 2012

According to the Hollywood Reporter, ABC has placed a pilot order for “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” which will be co-written by “Avengers” writer/director Joss Whedon and possibly also directed by him, if he has the time for it. (As it stands, Whedon already has an “Avengers” …


‘Avengers’ DVD drops Joss Whedon commentary for UK release
Digital Spy UK – Aug 30, 2012

The Avengers DVD and Blu-ray release will not feature commentary from Joss Whedon in the UK. Marvel Studios parent company Disney told Empire that the director recorded his audio track too late to make the film’s home media release in the territory.


‘Sing-Along’ sequel on the horizon
Variety – Aug 30, 2012

Jed Whedon and Tancharoen worked for Joss on his 2009-2010 Fox drama “Dollhouse,” and they have been recruited to help him co-write a pilot for ABC and Marvel TV this year based on Nick Fury’s S.H.I.E.L.D. espionage org featured in Joss’ summer …


What can we expect from Joss Whedon’s SHIELD?
Den Of Geek – Aug 30, 2012

In the wake of signing a three year with Marvel during which he’ll write and direct the upcoming sequel to The Avengers, Joss Whedon has also been green-lit for a S.H.I.E.L.D. TV pilot by ABC. Leaving aside the fact that I’m all atwitter at the very notion of …


Avengers Director Joss Whedon Creating SHIELD Pilot?
PerezHilton.com – Aug 30, 2012

Step aside, Nick Fury! S.H.I.E.L.D. has a new ring leader!! The genius who created 12 combined seasons of BtVS/Angel, 12 criminally underrated episodes of Firefly, and the highest grossing action film in the history of cinema has agreed to write and serve as …


‘SHIELD’ Dream Casting: Our Wish List For Joss Whedon And ABC’s Marvel Pilot
Huffington Post – Aug 29, 2012

Comic book fans know S.H.I.E.L.D. as an espionage and law-enforcement agency that has counted heroes such as Spider-Man and the X-Men among its members, but according to Variety, Whedon has already described the project as “autonomous” from …


More Details on Marvel’s SHIELD TV Pilot!
Nuke The Fridge – Aug 29, 2012

Because of “The Avengers” huge success, ABC wants to give YOU more Marvel and director Joss Whedon. ABC, which is owned by Disney/Marvel, has asked the “Avengers” director to create a pilot that focuses primarily on S.H.I.E.L.D ( Strategic Homeland …


Joss Whedon explains the premise of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

After yesterday’s big announcement that Marvel’s new live-action TV series with Joss Whedon and ABC would be “S.H.I.E.L.D.” Whedon has explained a few details of the show’s premise. Variety has reported that during a Q&A Whedon moderated on …


News Briefs: Joss Whedon Is Bringing a SHIELD Series to ABC
TV.com – Aug 29, 2012

The biggest news of today actually came in late last night, but the much-discussed rumblings are now confirmed: Joss Whedon is bringing a S.H.I.E.L.D. series to ABC. Whedon will co-write the pilot with his brother Jed as well as Maurissa Tancharoen, and …


SHIELD TV Series: What We Might See
IGN – Aug 29, 2012

Things are moving very quickly on Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV series. Within a month, we’ve gone from hearing about the possibility of such a project to the reveal Whedon was involved and now we know what the potential series actually will be – S.H.I.E.L.D. …


Joss Whedon bringing ‘SHIELD’ to ABC
Los Angeles Times – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon’s Marvel-related TV series has a name, and it’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.”. The top-secret government organization headed by Nick Fury (played by Samuel L. Jackson) is the subject of an upcoming ABC TV pilot, which received a green light from the network …


Dear Joss Whedon: Please Put Neil Patrick Harris in SHIELD
Wired (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

The Avengers director Joss Whedon is reportedly working on a S.H.I.E.L.D. show for ABC. Here’s our wish list. Photo: heath bar/Flickr. Hey, Joss. We don’t really like using this website as a bully pulpit (geeks hate bullies, after all), but we read last night that …


Joss Whedon to pen ‘SHIELD’ series for ABC
Chicago Sun-Times – Aug 29, 2012

FILE – In this May 4, 2012 file photo, writer and director, Joss Whedon, from the film “The Avengers,” poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Disney Executive Officer, Robert Iger, said on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, during a company earnings call, that Whedon …


Joss Whedon to write ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ TV series for ABC
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

Advertisement. The Hollywood Reporter announced on August 28 that ABC television will air a Marvel Studios live-action television series based on S.H.I.E.L.D. Even better news is that Joss Whedon will write the pilot, and possibly even direct it as well.


Joss Whedon To Helm ‘Avengers’ TV Spin-Off For ABC
The Inquisitr – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon To Helm ‘Avengers’ TV Spin-Off For ABC. Posted: August 29, 2012. SHIELD television spin-off with Joss Whedon? Yes please. A Joss Whedon helmed SHIELD television spin-off has just been given the go-ahead by ABC.


Joss Whedon to co-write and possibly direct ABC’s Marvel ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ pilot
GameZone – Aug 29, 2012

Remember that Avengers-related live-action show that ABC has be rumored with? Well today, ABC ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., written by The Avengers director Joss Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen. Whedon might also direct …


Nashville, Beverly Hills Cop, SHIELD, and the Hopeful Return of Big Network TV
Grantland (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

Yesterday’s other noisy headline also concerned a property moving from the big screen to the small: ABC has signed Joss Whedon to develop and co-write a weekly series based on the Marvel property S.H.I.E.L.D., a kitted-out homeland-policing crew last …


ABC Orders SHIELD Pilot From Joss Whedon
E! Online – Aug 29, 2012

Avengers fanatics assemble…for some insanely awesome news! ABC has given a pilot order to S.H.I.E.L.D., a project centering on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization, E! News has confirmed. But wait, it gets better! The Avengers director Joss Whedon is on …


Joss Whedon Goes Back to What He Knows with SHIELD TV Series
Get The Big Picture (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

I’m not actually a big fan of TV shows. Yet, I’m a total Joss Whedon fanboy. You can probably see my dilemma. I had hoped that this would have been fixed with The Avengers, as Whedon finally proved that he could critically and commercially succeed in the …


Today’s TWoP News: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Television Without Pity – Aug 29, 2012

Finally, a Joss Whedon TV series that’s guaranteed to be a ratings monster. The Avengers director will write and potentially helm a pilot for an ABC series based upon the exploits of Marvel’s super-spy outfit S.H.I.E.L.D. Two questions: 1) Does this mean Cobie …


ABC buys Marvel SHIELD pilot
CANOE – Aug 29, 2012

The network has entered an agreement for a pilot revolving around the peace-keeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D, which is featured in both Marvel comics and the superhero films which they spawned, including this year’s “The Avengers.” Joss Whedon, who …


Whedon-driven SHIELD pilot a go at ABC
Comics Beat – Aug 29, 2012

Showing that they were anxious to pass the Hollywood IQ test about spinning off a popular movie into a TV show run by an experienced TV vet who also directed the popular movie, ABC has ordered a pilot for a SHIELD TV show, to be guided by AVENGERS …


Joss Whedon moves ahead with SHIELD
TG Daily – Aug 29, 2012

With the incredible success of The Avengers, Joss Whedon’s finally has an enormous hit at the box office, and he greatly helped improve Disney’s bottom line after the John Carter disaster. After somewhat of a suspenseful wait, Disney did finally confirm that …


Avengers Alternate Opening Revealed! Movie Could Have Opened on a Downer
E! Online – Aug 29, 2012

(Of course, Whedon ended up opening the film with a raid on S.H.I.E.L.D.’s headquarters, which quickly introduces Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye character to audiences.) If this new clip leaves you hankering for your Avengers fix, you might not have to wait too …


SHIELD TV Series Will Be ‘Autonomous’ From Avengers
Comic Book Resources – Aug 29, 2012

Whatever you want to call ABC’s newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, don’t call it an Avengers spinoff, as co-writer Joss Whedon wants to stress that the series is largely “autonomous” from this year’s $1.5 billion blockbuster and its upcoming sequel. That said …


ABC Greenlight’s Joss Whedon Written Marvel TV Series, ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’
Starzlife (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

According to a new report on Deadline Hollywood, ABC has officially given the greenlight for the project, which will be co-written by brothers Joss and Jed Whedon. Joss may also direct. S.H.I.E.L.D stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics …


ABC Orders ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot from Joss Whedon
TV Equals – Aug 29, 2012

Earlier in the month, we reported that Joss Whedon was developing a live action series for Marvel Television and now the word is that ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D. with the legendary writer/director/executive producer at the helm alongside his …


ABC officially green-lights Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

The Marvel universe is constantly expanding and thanks to the mind-boggling box office gross of “The Avengers”, that universe will now expand into television. ABC has officially given the green light to produce a pilot for “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, a TV series that will have …


TV Roundup: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Is Coming to TV, New ‘Downton Abbey’ Pics …
Zimbio – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon is coming back to TV and he’s bringing some superheroes with him! The Avengers director and geek hero is developing a live-action Marvel comics project for ABC about S.H.I.E.L.D., the secret organization that Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury …


‘Avengers’ Director Joss Whedon Makes ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Pilot for ABC: ‘Not a …
Books & Review – Aug 29, 2012

ABC has just given word that Whedon will write a TV pilot for the comic “S.H.I.E.L.D.” which will center on the espionage and law enforcement agency (Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistic Directorate) led by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) in the …


ABC orders Joss Whedon-helmed S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot
UPI.com (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon found himself a happy home with this spring’s blockbuster Avengers flick. Whedon, an ascribed fan of superheroes and comics, was likely just pleased he got to play in his favorite sandbox. Now ABC has made Whedon even happier, Deadline …


‘The Avengers’ S.H.I.E.L.D. is Coming to ABC
Fanlala – Aug 29, 2012

… Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to take care of business. The series will be co-written, and maybe even directed by ‘The Avengers’ director Joss Whedon. That means we can expect the same explosive action that and feel that rocked us in ‘The Avengers’ in theaters.


Joss Whedon To Return To Television With SHIELD Project
Contactmusic.com – Aug 29, 2012

However, Whedon might also be returning to TV screens a little earlier than expected – again in a Marvel Comics theme – after Deadline reported that he’d been asked to take the reins of new show S.H.I.E.L.D. Fans of the Marvel Comics will be well aware that …


New THE AVENGERS Deleted Scene Focuses on Captain America and …
Collider.com – Aug 29, 2012

When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. … Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first …


Joss Whedon Dishes First S.H.I.E.L.D TV Show Details
We Got This Covered – Aug 29, 2012

It looks like Joss Whedon will be playing a bigger role in Marvel’s new TV show S.H.I.E.L.D than originally thought, as the successful director is already leaking information concerning targeted ideas. According to Comic Book Movie, Whedon plans on directing …


‘The Avengers’ Deleted Scene Centers On Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers/Captain …
Flicks and bits – Aug 29, 2012

Directed by Joss Whedon, ‘The Avengers’ (‘Avengers Assemble’ in the UK) stars Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye/Clint Barton), Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man/Tony Stark), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Chris … The star studded cast of super heroes will be joined by Cobie Smulders (“How I Met Your Mother) as Agent Maria Hill of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as Tom Hiddleston (“Wallander”) and Stellan Skarsgård (“Angels & Demons,” “Mamma Mia!


Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV show “S.H.I.E.L.D.” gets greenlit
IFC (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

Deadline is reporting that the broadcast network is moving forward with Whedon’s pitch for a series called “S.H.I.E.L.D.” which, appropriately, will revolve around the crime-fighting organization at the center of the Marvel universe. Whedon will write the pilot …


Five More Ways Disney Can Mine Profits From ‘The Avengers’
Forbes – Aug 29, 2012

Today there’s news that ABC (owned by Disney) has greenlit a SHIELD TV series to be written, and maybe directed, by Joss Whedon, the director of The Avengers. This is a perfect example of what I wrote yesterday about why the big studios really need to …


ABC Confirms Whedon’s “SHIELD” Is in the Works
Escapist Magazine – Aug 29, 2012

Avenger’s director, Joss Whedon, will co-write and possibly direct a Marvel universe TV show. Joss Whedon is no longer just a quirky writer with a talent for churning out cult TV shows. The groundbreaking success of The Avengers has given the writer/director …


THE AVENGERS’ Joss Whedon to Write & Direct SHIELD TV Pilot for ABC
The Daily BLAM! – Aug 29, 2012

There’s no word yet if Samuel L. Jackson (S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury), Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill) or Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson) will have roles in the series. Whedon (writer and creator of past series Firefly, Buffy and Dollhouse) will write and …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ coming to ABC television
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

After weeks of speculation and the announcement of Joss Whedon as the show’s executive producer, Deadline reports the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first TV show is now known to be “S.H.I.E.L.D.”. The organization, an acronym for the Strategic Homeland …


Joss Whedon and S.H.I.E.L.D. Headed to ABC?
Gather.com – Aug 29, 2012

Rumor has it that ABC network is ordering a pilot for a superhero series from Joss Whedon. It will supposedly be based on Marvel comic’s S.H.I.E.L.D, a peacekeeping group made up of superheroes. Although there is disagreement over what S.H.I.E.L.D. …


ABC Orders SHIELD Pilot for Joss Whedon (Video)
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

When Joss Whedon was announced to direct the sequel to “Avengers”, it was also announced that he would be working on a then-unidentified TV series for Marvel as well. The series has now been identified as being one in perfect conjunction with “Avengers …


21 ways of looking at Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ TV show
Entertainment Weekly (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

News broke last night that Joss Whedon’s long-rumored Avengers TV spinoff would focus on S.H.I.E.L.D., the shadowy government organization led by Nick Fury. ABC has already ordered a pilot for the series, which will be penned by Whedon and his family …


Joss Whedon’s Marvel ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Series: Five Questions and Possibilities
Hollywood Reporter – Aug 29, 2012

… when Whedon was a geek god but oft-canceled TV producer, put on your fanboy cap and get ready to do some critical thinking and projecting. With the announcement that ABC ordered a pilot about S.H.I.E.L.D., the Nick Fury-led top secret law enforcement …


Marvel’s SHIELD Headed To Television
Brand New Cool – Aug 29, 2012

S.H.I.E.L.D. will be coming to the small screen with the help of Joss Whedon and ABC. The series will not be about Detective Vic Mackey, yet it will follow the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division from The Avengers film and the …


ABC greenlights TV pilot for Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., Joss Whedon at the helm
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

After the record-breaking success of The Avengers, rumors started last month that Marvel and ABC were proposing an idea for a prime-time TV show set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A report from Deadline today made it official: ABC has given the …


ABC Greenlights Marvel Pilot ‘SHIELD’ From Joss Whedon
Science Fiction – Aug 29, 2012

For about a month now, the Marvel Universe has been buzzing about a potential live action TV series on ABC set in the same universe as the hit films from Marvel Studios. Then, when Joss Whedon signed an exclusive deal to write and direct ‘The Avengers 2′ …


Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Series Coming to ABC
CSICON – Aug 29, 2012

When it became clear that Joss “The Boss” Whedon was going to be taking a more active role in Marvel’s future endeavors, one of them was a TV series in the Marvel Cinemaverse. We’ve just learned what that’s all about. One of the thoughts, of course, was …


ABC Approves Joss Whedon’s SHIELD TV Series
Gizmodo UK – Aug 29, 2012

ABC has approved Joss Whedon’s new TV series, set within the same universe as this years blockbuster The Avengers, which is currently simply being referred to as S.H.I.E.L.D.. Better still, rumours are that Whedon himself will co-write the pilot episode with …


‘SHIELD’ Headed to Pilot, Has Whedon All Over It
Uproxx – Aug 29, 2012

Less than shockingly, ABC has approved a pilot of exactly the show we thought they would, although for some reason they went with the guy who directed the billion-dollar-grossing movie than our preferred horse in this race. Joss Whedon will be co-writing it …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot Ordered For Whedon
Macon Telegraph (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

ABC/Marvel Studios made it official Tuesday, announcing that “Avengers” director Joss Whedon will return to TV to make a 2-hour pilot movie for a proposed “S.H.I.E.L.D.” series. Whedon, of course, enjoyed phenomenal success with “The Avengers,” the …


ABC Orders Joss Whedon-Written, Directed ‘SHIELD’ TV Pilot
ComicsAlliance – Aug 29, 2012

It’s the news that people have been expecting since it was announced that Joss Whedon would be working with Marvel TV to create a television series connected with this summer’s uber-successful Avengers movie: Fellow Disney subsidiary ABC has ordered …


Joss Whedon S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot Ordered by ABC
Broadway World – Aug 29, 2012

TVLine reports that ABC has ordered a live-action Marvel comics project pilot from Joss Whedon to be titled S.H.I.E.L.D. The acronym stands for the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division, a covert, quasi-military peace-keeping …


‘The Avengers’ Captain America Scene: Catch Up With Steve Rogers In Deleted …
Huffington Post – Aug 29, 2012

Considering “Marvel’s The Avengers” features Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Nick Fury, Maria Hill, Loki and Hulk, it’s amazing that Joss Whedon was able to cut the film down to just 143 minutes. Now, with the DVD and … On Tuesday, an alternate opening sequence for “The Avengers” was released, showing S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) recounting the events of the final battle between the Avengers and Loki’s Chitauri army on the streets of New York. Now, courtesy of …


ABC getting pilot of “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, a pilot based upon the Avengers, written by …
TweakTown – Aug 29, 2012

The pilot will be written by Joss Whedon, the person who wrote the original Avengers and who is set to be writing the sequel. If his schedule permits, he may even be the one directing the pilot. Production will be under way as soon as possible. In other news …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD show is a go at ABC
A.V. Club – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon’s previously reported live-action Marvel TV show—a “high-concept cop show” many assumed would take place in the world of S.H.I.E.L.D.—has been confirmed to take place in the world of S.H.I.E.L.D. (so aren’t those people super smart?).


ABC orders “SHIELD” pilot from Joss Whedon
CBS News – Aug 29, 2012

Production on the project, which Whedon will also executive produce, will begin immediately, according to the Hollywood Reporter. S.H.I.E.L.D (which stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate or Strategic Homeland Intervention …


Joss Whedon Dishes on S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series
Comicbook.com (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

In a series of tweets made late last night, Variety writer Cynthia Littleton brought fans their first hints at what ABC’s forthcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV pilot might be like, straight from the mouth of Joss Whedon during a Q&A session in promotion of Ira Glass and Mike …


ABC Orders SHIELD Pilot
Access Hollywood – Aug 29, 2012

The world of “The Avengers” –specifically “S.H.I.E.L.D.” – is coming to the small screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC has ordered a “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot from “The Avengers” director and writer Joss Whedon. The series will be based on the comic …


ABC greenlights ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV pilot; Joss Whedon to write, possibly direct
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

Here we go. When rumors that ABC and Marvel were discussing a live-action TV series “based in The Avengers’ universe,” we immediately speculated that the obvious choice would be one based on S.H.I.E.L.D. Accoding to reports that emerged on Tuesday, …


ABC Orders Pilot from Joss Whedon & Marvel TV
World Screen – Aug 29, 2012

S.H.I.E.L.D. will focus on the top-secret defense organization—Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistic Directorate—that is often featured in Marvel productions. According to reports, Whedon will write the pilot alongside his brother, Jed Whedon, and …


Joss Whedon takes on Marvel’s SHIELD for television
Toronto Star – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon, who made The Avengers the third-highest box office earner ever, will stay in Marvel-land and develop a S.H.I.E.L.D. series for television. Whedon will write and possibly direct a pilot for ABC. Deadline reports, “The project is based on Marvel’s …


ABC Orders A Pilot For Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Television Show
The Mary Sue – Aug 29, 2012

It’s official, after much speculation as to what the new television show would actually be, Joss Whedon is in charge of bring S.H.I.E.L.D. to the small screen for Marvel and ABC. The initial rumblings were that they were teaming up for a drama series that would …


ABC SHIELD Series Pilot Being Co-written by Joss Whedon
Technabob (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

This is so awesome! When I was growing up, a hot Friday night was watching The Incredible Hulk followed by The Dukes of Hazzard. It’s been a long time since a decent superhero show has been on television, and it looks like ABC is out to remedy that.


More Details on Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Show
Superherohype.com – Aug 29, 2012

As reported yesterday, ABC has picked up Joss Whedon’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” to the pilot stage as a part of his exclusive deal with Marvel Studios. It wasn’t long after this was reported that we all started to wonder where it would fit into the larger scheme of the …


The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories
Flavorwire – Aug 29, 2012

ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series that will be written by Joss Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen. Joss also plans to direct the pilot, if his schedule permits! [via Deadline]. 3. There’s an interesting rumor …


ABC greenlights Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ series, Joss Whedon will co-write
TheCelebrityCafe.com

ABC has greenlit its first Marvel TV project. The network has ordered a pilot for a series on the S.H.E.I.D. organization. Joss Whedon, who just signed an overall deal with Marvel to develop shows and direct an Avengers sequel, will co-write and could direct …


ABC Pilots SHIELD: Joss Whedon to Co-Write, Possibly Direct
New York Post

The show is based on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D (Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate), which was a featured plot point in Whedon’s film, The Avengers. While details of the show’s premise are scarce at the …


ABC orders Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ pilot
CNN

According to the Hollywood Reporter, ABC has placed a pilot order for “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” which will be co-written by “Avengers” writer/director Joss Whedon and possibly also directed by him, if he has the time for it. (As it stands, Whedon already has an “Avengers” …


Joss Whedon Given the Greenlight for S.H.I.E.L.D. Series on ABC
FlickDirect

Joss Whedon Given the Greenlight for S.H.I.E.L.D. Series on ABC ABC has given the greenlight for a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series that will be created by Joss Whedon, Marvel TV and ABC Studios. The show is based on the organization from the …


Joss Whedon Bringing Marvel’s SHIELD to TV
Spong

Could it be THIS awesome? The Marvel TV show Joss Whedon is attached to has been outed as S.H.I.E.L.D. ABC, a fellow member of the Disney family, has bought a pilot. Whedon is co-writing alongside his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen of …


‘The Avengers’ alternate opening is online, and it’s much darker
GameZone

I’m not a big fan of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill throwing Nick Fury and The Avengers under the bus, blaming them for the events that happened, because they are the ones that saved the world from invasion. It’s cool to see other ideas that Joss Whedon had …


‘Beverly Hills Cop’ TV series a possibility; Joss Whedon on board for SHIELD TV …
Plain Dealer

Here’s some of what’s happening this morning in entertainment headlines: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ may become a TV series; Joss Whedon to write and direct S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series, Lindsay Lohan banned from posh hotel; Foo Fighters to take a break from touring; …


Depressing alternative Avengers opening revealed
Yahoo! Movies UK

It plays out rather differently to the jovial tone of the finished feature, making for a much darker take on Whedon’s record-breaking blockbuster. It depicts a New York City that has been wrecked and lies smouldering, with Captain America surveying the carnage, and S.H.I.E.L.D agent Maria Hill (a rather cross Cobie Smulders) answering to the government over what looks to be a failed operation by Nick Fury’s superhero team. The damage to the city has been estimated at around $160 billion (£101 billion) had it …


Joss Whedon to Make S.H.I.E.L.D. Show for ABC
ThinkProgress

Ever since the news came down that Joss Whedon would direct The Avengers 2, work with Marvel on the overall direction of its franchise, and make a television show that would be part of the franchise, the last part of the equation has been the biggest …


ABC Has Ordered A Live-Action “SHIELD” Pilot From Writer Joss Whedon
Complex.com

There is even hope that Joss Whedon will direct the pilot as well, if the scheduling works out. There is no word on the premise of the show yet, or if Samuel L. Jackson will reprise his role as Nick Fury for it. However, the S.H.I.E.L.D mythology is pretty dense in …


Joss Whedon Creating ‘SHIELD’ Pilot for ABC
New York Times

Variety reported that Mr. Whedon said the “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot would be “autonomous” from the “Avengers” sequel, planned for a May 2015 release. It was unclear if “Avengers” cast members like Samuel L. Jackson (who plays Nick Fury in the Marvel movies), …


Joss Whedon working on ABC Pilot called SHIELD
SlashGear

If you want to the theaters this summer to see The Avengers, you may or may not know that Joss Whedon was involved with the project. The Avengers was a massive hit, was easily the biggest film of the summer, and made a huge amount of money. If you miss …


SHIELD TV Pilot Ordered by ABC
The Outhouse

Deadline reported last night that ABC has officially ordered a pilot for a new show entitled S.H.I.E.L.D., based in the Marvel cinematic universe. As reported last month, the show will be written by Joss Whedon along with his brother Jed and Maurissa …


‘SHIELD’ TV show not a spinoff, says Joss Whedon
Digital Spy

S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury has been portrayed on screen in recent Marvel films – including Whedon’s Avengers – by Samuel L Jackson. Photo gallery – Marvel at the Movies: Marvel at the movies: Superheroes in pictures. Blade (1998) Marvel kick-started their …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Comes to ABC
ComingSoon.net

It was revealed earlier this month that Joss Whedon had signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Studios to, among other things, help develop a new live action series for Marvel Television at ABC. Today, Deadline has revealed that, now greenlit by ABC, the …


ABC Orders Whedon SHIELD Pilot
Wired

According to a news report on Tuesday at Deadline.com, ABC has ordered a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot to be co-written by The Avengers director Joss Whedon and possibly directed by him as well. The report also says that the writers Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed …


Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ is a go
TheCelebrityCafe.com

A pilot for the Joss Whedon series about the Marvel defense group, entitled S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) is in the works and will begin production straight away. After the success of The Avengers , Whedon …


ABC Confirms Whedon’s “SHIELD” is in the Works
Escapist Magazine

Avenger’s director, Joss Whedon, will co-write and possibly direct a Marvel universe TV show. Joss Whedon is no longer just a quirky writer with a talent for churning out cult TV shows. The groundbreaking success of The Avengers has given the writer/director …


ABC Orders ‘SHIELD’ Pilot From Joss Whedon And Marvel TV
Huffington Post

According to Littleton, Whedon also confirmed he would not be the showrunner of “S.H.I.E.L.D.” should it be picked up to series, leaving that duty to his brother, Jed Whedon, and sister-in-law, Maurissa Tancharoen. Are you excited about the prospect of a …


Joss Whedon to write ‘SHIELD’ pilot for ABC
Zap2it.com

joss-whedon-shield-series-gi.jpg Brace yourselves for a total nerd-gasm: Joss Whedon (YES!) is set to write and possibly direct a new TV series (DOUBLE YES!!) based on S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel peacekeeping organization featured in his hit movie “The …


‘Avengers’ director Joss Whedon to create ‘SHIELD’ series for ABC
Today.com

“S.H.I.E.L.D.” marks Whedon’s return to the small screen. He most recently served as showrunner on “Dollhouse,” in addition to cult favorites “Buffy” and “Firefly.” Tancharoen and Jed Whedon were writer-producers on “Dollhouse” as well as Starz’s “Spartacus.


Joss Whedon’s Marvel SHIELD pilot announced
Den Of Geek

Whedon is set to write S.H.I.E.L.D with long-time Dollhouse and Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog collaborators Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. He’ll also direct the pilot (which has already gone into production) schedule permitting. That all sounds …


SHIELD ABC Orders Pilot From Joss Whedon
E! Online

ABC has given a pilot order to S.H.I.E.L.D., a project centering on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization, per The Hollywood Reporter. But wait, it gets better! The Avengers director Joss Whedon is on board to executive produce and pen the project, along with …


ABC Greenlights Whedon’s “SHIELD” TV Series
Comic Book Resources

Deadline reports that Joss Whedon’s rumored Marvel-themed TV project just got official. ABC has ordered a live-action pilot for “S.H.I.E.L.D.” from Whedon, who will co-write and possibly direct. News of a possible Marvel TV project for Whedon came following …


Joss Whedon Brings ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ To ABC
Crave Online

ABC’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot will be written by Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon (“Spartacus”) and Maurissa Tancharoen (“Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”). Joss Whedon is also tentatively attached to direct the pilot episode if his schedule will allow it.


‘SHIELD’ TV Series Moves Ahead, Joss Whedon To Write & Possibly Direct
Indie Wire

Deadline reports that Whedon will co-write and possibly direct the pilot for the live-action “S.H.I.E.L.D.” if he has room in his schedule. Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen will co-write and, while exact details are still coming together—probably because …


Joss Whedon Brings SHIELD to TV
The Reel Bits

Joss Whedon – Captain America shield Following the announcement that Joss Whedon would not only be directing The Avengers 2, but also be developing a TV series for Marvel Studios, much speculation began as to the nature of that series. It has now been …


Joss Whedon Gets Marvel Universe SHIELD Pilot Order from ABC
TheHDRoom

ABC has greenlit a pilot episode of S.H.I.E.L.D. with Whedon tapped to co-write and possibly direct. Joining Whedon to flesh out the S.H.I.E.L.D. narrative are his brother Jed Whedon, and his wife, Maurissa Tancharoen. The trio previously teamed up to create …


Joss Whedon’s new Marvel TV show for ABC will be ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’
Examiner.com

You can stop frantically guessing about what the super duo of Joss Whedon and Marvel Studios have up their sleeve for us next: ABC has just ordered the pilot for Joss Whedon’s new Marvel TV show, “S.H.I.E.L.D.”. “S.H.I.E.L.D.” represents the first live-action …


Joss Whedon – Joss Whedon To Write And Direct New ‘shield’ Series
Contactmusic.com

Joss Whedon, the director of The Avengers, is to write and direct new action series S.H.I.E.L.D reports Screen Rant. The news follows the announcement that Whedon will be the writer and director of The Avengers 2, working with Marvel Studios for the next …


Avengers Director Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Pilot To Appear on ABC
Gamenguide

It appears that Marvel’s fictional espionage and secret military law-enforcement agency, S.H.I.E.L.D is coming to television and it will involve “The Avengers” director Joss Whedon. According to a story in Deadline, S.H.I.E.L.D. has officially been given a green …


SHIELD TV Series From Joss Whedon Coming To ABC
Comicbook.com

Well, it turns out that our top guess was right, and Deadline is reporting that ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, which will be a live-action series from Joss Whedon. S.H.I.E.L.D. will reportedly be written by Joss Whedon along with his brother Jed Whedon …


ABC orders ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ pilot from Joss Whedon
Entertainment Weekly

Joss Whedon might be coming back to TV. ABC has ordered a pilot from Marvel TV executive produced by Whedon titled S.H.I.E.L.D. The project is set in the same universe as Whedon’s Avengers film and follows the law enforcement group headed by Nick …


Joss Whedon to Pen S.H.I.E.L.D Pilot for ABC
TV Fanatic

Whedon will likely direct the S.H.I.E.L.D pilot, which marks the first-ever live action series based on the Marvel universe. Expect many more details to come out in the coming weeks and months and for the Internet to pretty much explode with this news.


S.H.I.E.L.D. the TV Show! Joss Whedon Brings The Avengers Team to ABC …
Wetpaint

According to Deadline, production is starting immediately on an ABC pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., which will focus on the law enforcement team featured in the Marvel comic books and also in director Joss Whedon’s megahit film The Avengers. (Just like we hoped.) …


ABC Orders S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot With Joss Whedon At The Helm
We Got This Covered

Attention all Avengers and Joss Whedon enthusiasts: we previously reported that Marvel was planning to bring the Avengers universe to television. Today, thanks to Deadline, we have confirmation that ABC is greenlighting a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, which Whedon …


Marvel’s “SHIELD” Pilot Given the Go with Joss Whedon
Nuke The Fridge

It has been confirmed that a pilot based on Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistic Directorate) organization has been ordered. Writer/director Joss Whedon will co-pen the pilot alongside his brother Jed Whedon, and his wife, …


Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ TV Series Comes To ABC – Joss Whedon Co-Writing & May …
Flicks and bits

This ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ projects marks a return to series television for Joss Whedon, creator and showrunner of the cult favorites ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer,’ ‘Firefly’ and ‘Dollhouse.’ In addition to ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ Marvel TV has a couple of other projects in …


Joss Whedon BACK to TV with ABC pilot “SHIELD”
Big Shiny Robot!

On the heels of the recent (and we hope incredibly lucrative) exclusive deal Avengers director Joss Whedon signed with Disney, we get word from Deadline that the long-in-development SHIELD tv show will be executive produced, and at least the pilot …


ABC Officially Orders Joss Whedon’s Marvel Live-Action S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot
Seattle Post Intelligencer

S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate and is headed by director Nick Fury, who was played by Samuel L. Jackson in Whedon’s recent big-screen blockbuster, The Avengers. Disney chief Bob Iger first announced …


Joss Whedon to Write and Direct “SHIELD” TV Series
WorstPreviews.com

Marvel recently signed Joss Whedon to write and direct “The Avengers” sequel and also develop other superhero projects for the studio, including a television series. Now comes word that Marvel and Whedon have teamed with ABC for a live-action “SHIELD” …


ABC puts up Whedon’s SHIELD
C21Media

US broadcaster ABC has unveiled details of its live-action superhero drama from The Avengers feature film writer Joss Whedon and Marvel Television. The newly ordered pilot will follow Marvel Universe peacekeeping group S.H.I.E.L.D. (also the title of the …


ABC Greenlights Joss Whedon’s SHIELD TV series
io9

Deadline is reporting that ABC has given the go-ahead to begin work on Whedon’s show about S.H.I.E.L.D., the top secret organization that flies around in an invisible aircraft carrier. Many people had suspected this would happen after the copious marketing …


Joss Whedon’s Marvel Universe TV Series Revealed: It’s SHIELD
SFX

US TV network ABC has ordered a pilot for SHIELD, the Marvel universe spin-off TV series with Joss Whedon as showrunner, reports Deadline. The show will be based on Marvel’s high-tech paramilitary peacekeeping force, whose initial stand for either …


Joss Whedon Is Bringing S.H.I.E.L.D. to TV
WhatCulture!

After weeks of rumors and speculation, it has finally been announced that Joss Whedon will be co-writing and possibly directing a live-action TV show for Marvel Television set in the Avengers universe. ABC has officially greenlit the project, titled S.H.I.E.L.D., …


Joss Whedon Leads S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series for ABC
Unleash The Fanboy

Oh sweet, neckbearded , comic book deities, you’ve given fandom one of its greatest miracles today. Joss Whedon is returning to television and he’s dragged the lot of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with him. The Great Ginger Baldy will lead the House of …


ABC Greenlights Joss Whedon’s Live Action Marvel TV Pilot S.H.I.E.L.D.
Cinema Blend

ABC has given the green light to the pilot for Avengers screenwriter-director Joss Whedon and Marvel TV’s live action drama S.H.I.E.L.D., which hails from the Marvel comics universe. The pilot, which will go into production right away, marks the first time …


Comic Book Bites: Joss Whedon masterminding SHIELD TV show for Marvel …
Coventry Telegraph

AT the start of August, it was announced that Joss Whedon had signed a deal with Marvel Studios for film and television projects that included “a new live-action series at ABC.” It’s now been confirmed that a TV show based on S.H.I.E.L.D. – the defence …


Joss Whedon working on TV pilot for ‘Avengers’ offshoot ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’
The Verge

ABC has greenlighted a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., a new live-action series set in The Avengers universe, according to Deadline. The pilot will be written by Joss Whedon, who created, among others, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, and Dollhouse before …


ABC gives Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ pilot the immediate go for production
Examiner.com

On Tuesday, Deadline has reported that ABC has given the greenlight for Joss Whedon’s Marvel pilot entitled S.H.I.E.L.D, which stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate. The international spy agency is led by Nick Fury, who …


Marvel ‘SHIELD’ pilot ordered by ABC
Digital Spy

Joss Whedon will return to series television, co-writing the script for the S.H.I.E.L.D pilot alongside brother Jed Whedon and his sister-in-law and frequent collaborator Maurissa Tancharoen. The Avengers helmer may also take the director’s chair for the pilot, …


ABC Greenlights SHIELD TV Series Pilot; Joss Whedon To Possibly Direct
Comic Book Movie

ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series from The Avengers writer-director Joss Whedon, Marvel TV and ABC Studios. The project is based on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D (which stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention …


ABC Greenlights ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ Marvel Pilot, Joss Whedon To Co-Write & Possibly …
Deadline.com

S.H.I.E.L.D. will be written by Whedon and frequent collaborators, his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. Joss Whedon also is set to direct the pilot, schedule permitting. Production on the pilot, which marks the first live-action Marvel TV project to …


ABC Orders S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot from Joss Whedon
TVLine

The S.H.I.E.L.D. series will be written by Whedon, his bother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, our sister site Deadline reports, with Joss tentatively set to direct the pilot. Production is expected to get underway immediately. Does this news have you …


ABC Orders Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ Pilot From Joss Whedon
AceShowbiz

The network has ordered a pilot to “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, which has been developed by “The Avengers” director Joss Whedon. The TV project is based on Jack Kirby-created comic and focuses on S.H.I.E.L.D. (Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, …


A Little More About Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Project…
KSiteTV

Joss Whedon tonight happened to be moderator of a Q&A with Sleepwalk With Me filmmakers Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia, and of course the topic of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel Comics-related TV pilot project, came up. Variety’s Cynthia Littleton covered the event …


ABC green lights a live-action SHIELD TV series from Joss Whedon
Flickering Myth

Earlier this month it was announced that Joss Whedon had signed a deal with Marvel to write and direct The Avengers 2, as well as helping to develop a new live-action TV show on behalf of Marvel Television and ABC, and now Deadline has revealed that …


TV on Tap: Joss Whedon Is Bringing SHIELD to the Small Screen, a “Degrassi …
AfterElton.com

ABC has ordered a pilot for Joss Whedon’s rumored Avenger-spinoff, which turns out to be about S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel universe’s secret military agency. They keep skipping over the comics that would make my inner fanboy dance around the room. The kids …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series Will Be Scripted and Possibly Directed by Joss Whedon
ScreenCrush

ABC has given the official greenlight to the ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ television series produced by Marvel Studios and Disney, but that’s not exactly surprising. The real news is that ‘Avengers’ director Joss Whedon will script the project, and might also direct the pilot …


‘SHIELD’ TV Show Greenlit By ABC; Joss Whedon To Co-Write
Prefixmag

It looks like Marvel might be bringing The Avengers to the small screen: ABC has greenlit a live-action pilot based on the S.H.I.E.L.D. team. Deadline reports that Joss Whedon is writing the co-writing the pilot with his brother and sister-in-law Jed Whedon and …


ABC orders pilot of Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ from Joss Whedon
MassLive.com

Joss Whedon.jpg APJoss Whedon. ABC has ordered a pilot for “S.H.I.E.L.D.” with “The Avengers” writer-director Joss Whedon involved in the writing and production of the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The report comes three weeks after Walt …


The Marvel-Joss Whedon TV Series Confirmed: SHIELD
KSiteTV

The Hollywood Reporter broke the news tonight that Joss will be writing a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot with his brother Jed Whedon and his wife, Maurissa Tancharoen. They previously collaborated on Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. Jeffrey Bell and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb …


SHIELD TV show greenlit; Avengers alternate opening
Moviehole

The Hollywood Reporter, who broke the news, says Whedon would also likely direct the pilot for the show. No word on which characters from the world of Marvel’s movieverse would appear in “S.H.I.E.L.D”, though since he’s the head-honcho, one would …


Pilot Ordered for ABC’s Joss Whedon Marvel TV Series – And it’s SHIELD
IGN

Deadline broke the big news, revealing S.H.I.E.L.D. has officially been given a green light for a pilot by ABC. Whedon will co-write the pilot and possibly direct it as well. Writing with him will be his brother, Jed Whedon and Jed’s wife, Maurissa Tancharoen.


ABC Orders SHIELD TV Pilot
HeyUGuys.co.uk

Following the enormous success of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers earlier this year, ABC have now ordered a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot episode, which himself will write, and is set to direct, schedule permitting. S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement …


[TV] ABC Greenlights Joss Whedon’s Marvel Series SHIELD
411mania.com

Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV series has been revealed. Deadline reports that Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, the team behind Dollhouse and Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, will write the pilot for ABC’s S.H.I.E.L.D. which they will executive …


Avengers Director Joss Whedon to Run Marvel TV Show Shield
IBTimes.co.uk

Film blog Deadline has revealed that a pilot for the show has been given the green light by ABC, with Whedon signed up as co-writer. The creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will direct the first episode and share executive producer duties with his brother and …


“SHIELD” TV Series Pilot Ordered
Capsule Computers

ABC has ordered a pilot for a S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series from Avengers director Joss Whedon, with Firefly, Dollhouse, and Buffy: The Vampire Slayer creator credentials under his belt. . This heralds Whedon’s return to television after Dollhouse, who had worked on …


Joss Whedon’s ABC project all about S.H.I.E.L.D.
CarterMatt.com

If you loved “The Avengers,” then you are probably going to love this — ABC is bringing one of the biggest organizations from Joss Whedon’s version of the Mavel universe to the small screen (at least so long as the pilot pans out). According to a report from …


ABC Pilots ‘SHIELD': Joss Whedon to Co-Write, Possibly Direct
Hollywood.com

Joss Whedon S.H.I.E.L.D TV show Avengers: assemble! Now…freak out! (Just kidding, Avengers don’t freak out. Well, I guess unless you’re the Hulk.) According to Deadline, ABC has ordered a pilot for the Marvel TV-backed S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series …


ABC orders Marvel ‘SHIELD’ pilot
Variety

The Marvel universe is poised to invade ABC next year as the Alphabet has ordered a pilot for a drama involving the S.H.I.E.L.D. org featured in the summer blockbuster “The Avengers.” “Avengers” helmer Joss Whedon will co-write the pilot with his brother, …


Joss Whedon Co-Writes Marvel’s SHIELD TV Pilot At ABC
Bleeding Cool News

The network has entered an agreement for a pilot revolving around the peace-keeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D, which is featured in both Marvel comics and the superhero films which they spawned, including this year’s “The Avengers.” Joss Whedon, who …


Joss Whedon co-writing ABC pilot based on ‘Avengers’ characters
Contra Costa Times Joss Whedon, who struck gold this summer on the big screen with “The Avengers,” is returning to television as a co-writer of an ABC pilot set in the same universe as the Marvel comic. The project, titled “S.H.I.E.L.D,” follows the secret military law enforcement …

ABC buys Joss Whedon Marvel SHIELD pilot
Vancouver Sun – Aug 30, 2012

Nick Fury and the rest of S.H.I.E.L.D. are coming to ABC. The network has entered an agreement for a pilot revolving around the peace-keeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D., which is featured in both Marvel comics and the superhero films that they spawned, …


Joss Whedon to create Marvel TV pilot
BBC News – Aug 30, 2012

US network ABC has ordered a pilot for a TV series based on Marvel’s SHIELD agency, to be written by Avengers Assemble director Joss Whedon. The fictional government peacekeeping organisation featured in Whedon’s hit blockbuster, headed by Samuel …


‘Dr. Horrible’ Sequel: Joss Whedon Says It’s Happening
Huffington Post – Aug 30, 2012

It was recently announced that Whedon, along with his “Dr. Horrible” writing partners, would pen a TV pilot following the Marvel universe government agency S.H.I.E.L.D. If the timing works out, he’ll also direct. The ABC pilot is going into production …


ABC orders Marvel ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ pilot: Project hails from ‘Avengers’ helmer Joss …
Chicago Tribune – Aug 30, 2012

“Avengers” helmer Joss Whedon will co-write the pilot with his brother, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. If ordered to series, Jed Whedon and Tancharoen, alums of Joss Whedon’s Fox series “Dollhouse,” will serve as showrunners/exec producers with …


Joss Whedon to Head Up New Marvel TV Project
WFMY News 2 – Aug 30, 2012

Joss Whedon is returning to television. Disney has tapped the ‘Avengers’ director to handle the pilot for a show based on Marvel’s peace-keeping organization called SHIELD. Whedon is no stranger to the small screen; he created cult favorites ‘Buffy t …


ABC orders Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ pilot
First Coast News – Aug 30, 2012

According to the Hollywood Reporter, ABC has placed a pilot order for “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” which will be co-written by “Avengers” writer/director Joss Whedon and possibly also directed by him, if he has the time for it. (As it stands, Whedon already has an “Avengers” …


‘Avengers’ DVD drops Joss Whedon commentary for UK release
Digital Spy UK – Aug 30, 2012

The Avengers DVD and Blu-ray release will not feature commentary from Joss Whedon in the UK. Marvel Studios parent company Disney told Empire that the director recorded his audio track too late to make the film’s home media release in the territory.


‘Sing-Along’ sequel on the horizon
Variety – Aug 30, 2012

Jed Whedon and Tancharoen worked for Joss on his 2009-2010 Fox drama “Dollhouse,” and they have been recruited to help him co-write a pilot for ABC and Marvel TV this year based on Nick Fury’s S.H.I.E.L.D. espionage org featured in Joss’ summer …


What can we expect from Joss Whedon’s SHIELD?
Den Of Geek – Aug 30, 2012

In the wake of signing a three year with Marvel during which he’ll write and direct the upcoming sequel to The Avengers, Joss Whedon has also been green-lit for a S.H.I.E.L.D. TV pilot by ABC. Leaving aside the fact that I’m all atwitter at the very notion of …


Avengers Director Joss Whedon Creating SHIELD Pilot?
PerezHilton.com – Aug 30, 2012

Step aside, Nick Fury! S.H.I.E.L.D. has a new ring leader!! The genius who created 12 combined seasons of BtVS/Angel, 12 criminally underrated episodes of Firefly, and the highest grossing action film in the history of cinema has agreed to write and serve as …


‘SHIELD’ Dream Casting: Our Wish List For Joss Whedon And ABC’s Marvel Pilot
Huffington Post – Aug 29, 2012

Comic book fans know S.H.I.E.L.D. as an espionage and law-enforcement agency that has counted heroes such as Spider-Man and the X-Men among its members, but according to Variety, Whedon has already described the project as “autonomous” from …


More Details on Marvel’s SHIELD TV Pilot!
Nuke The Fridge – Aug 29, 2012

Because of “The Avengers” huge success, ABC wants to give YOU more Marvel and director Joss Whedon. ABC, which is owned by Disney/Marvel, has asked the “Avengers” director to create a pilot that focuses primarily on S.H.I.E.L.D ( Strategic Homeland …


Joss Whedon explains the premise of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

After yesterday’s big announcement that Marvel’s new live-action TV series with Joss Whedon and ABC would be “S.H.I.E.L.D.” Whedon has explained a few details of the show’s premise. Variety has reported that during a Q&A Whedon moderated on …


News Briefs: Joss Whedon Is Bringing a SHIELD Series to ABC
TV.com – Aug 29, 2012

The biggest news of today actually came in late last night, but the much-discussed rumblings are now confirmed: Joss Whedon is bringing a S.H.I.E.L.D. series to ABC. Whedon will co-write the pilot with his brother Jed as well as Maurissa Tancharoen, and …


SHIELD TV Series: What We Might See
IGN – Aug 29, 2012

Things are moving very quickly on Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV series. Within a month, we’ve gone from hearing about the possibility of such a project to the reveal Whedon was involved and now we know what the potential series actually will be – S.H.I.E.L.D. …


Joss Whedon bringing ‘SHIELD’ to ABC
Los Angeles Times – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon’s Marvel-related TV series has a name, and it’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.”. The top-secret government organization headed by Nick Fury (played by Samuel L. Jackson) is the subject of an upcoming ABC TV pilot, which received a green light from the network …


Dear Joss Whedon: Please Put Neil Patrick Harris in SHIELD
Wired (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

The Avengers director Joss Whedon is reportedly working on a S.H.I.E.L.D. show for ABC. Here’s our wish list. Photo: heath bar/Flickr. Hey, Joss. We don’t really like using this website as a bully pulpit (geeks hate bullies, after all), but we read last night that …


Joss Whedon to pen ‘SHIELD’ series for ABC
Chicago Sun-Times – Aug 29, 2012

FILE – In this May 4, 2012 file photo, writer and director, Joss Whedon, from the film “The Avengers,” poses for a portrait in Beverly Hills, Calif. Disney Executive Officer, Robert Iger, said on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, during a company earnings call, that Whedon …


Joss Whedon to write ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ TV series for ABC
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

Advertisement. The Hollywood Reporter announced on August 28 that ABC television will air a Marvel Studios live-action television series based on S.H.I.E.L.D. Even better news is that Joss Whedon will write the pilot, and possibly even direct it as well.


Joss Whedon To Helm ‘Avengers’ TV Spin-Off For ABC
The Inquisitr – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon To Helm ‘Avengers’ TV Spin-Off For ABC. Posted: August 29, 2012. SHIELD television spin-off with Joss Whedon? Yes please. A Joss Whedon helmed SHIELD television spin-off has just been given the go-ahead by ABC.


Joss Whedon to co-write and possibly direct ABC’s Marvel ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ pilot
GameZone – Aug 29, 2012

Remember that Avengers-related live-action show that ABC has be rumored with? Well today, ABC ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., written by The Avengers director Joss Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen. Whedon might also direct …


Nashville, Beverly Hills Cop, SHIELD, and the Hopeful Return of Big Network TV
Grantland (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

Yesterday’s other noisy headline also concerned a property moving from the big screen to the small: ABC has signed Joss Whedon to develop and co-write a weekly series based on the Marvel property S.H.I.E.L.D., a kitted-out homeland-policing crew last …


ABC Orders SHIELD Pilot From Joss Whedon
E! Online – Aug 29, 2012

Avengers fanatics assemble…for some insanely awesome news! ABC has given a pilot order to S.H.I.E.L.D., a project centering on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization, E! News has confirmed. But wait, it gets better! The Avengers director Joss Whedon is on …


Joss Whedon Goes Back to What He Knows with SHIELD TV Series
Get The Big Picture (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

I’m not actually a big fan of TV shows. Yet, I’m a total Joss Whedon fanboy. You can probably see my dilemma. I had hoped that this would have been fixed with The Avengers, as Whedon finally proved that he could critically and commercially succeed in the …


Today’s TWoP News: Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Television Without Pity – Aug 29, 2012

Finally, a Joss Whedon TV series that’s guaranteed to be a ratings monster. The Avengers director will write and potentially helm a pilot for an ABC series based upon the exploits of Marvel’s super-spy outfit S.H.I.E.L.D. Two questions: 1) Does this mean Cobie …


ABC buys Marvel SHIELD pilot
CANOE – Aug 29, 2012

The network has entered an agreement for a pilot revolving around the peace-keeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D, which is featured in both Marvel comics and the superhero films which they spawned, including this year’s “The Avengers.” Joss Whedon, who …


Whedon-driven SHIELD pilot a go at ABC
Comics Beat – Aug 29, 2012

Showing that they were anxious to pass the Hollywood IQ test about spinning off a popular movie into a TV show run by an experienced TV vet who also directed the popular movie, ABC has ordered a pilot for a SHIELD TV show, to be guided by AVENGERS …


Joss Whedon moves ahead with SHIELD
TG Daily – Aug 29, 2012

With the incredible success of The Avengers, Joss Whedon’s finally has an enormous hit at the box office, and he greatly helped improve Disney’s bottom line after the John Carter disaster. After somewhat of a suspenseful wait, Disney did finally confirm that …


Avengers Alternate Opening Revealed! Movie Could Have Opened on a Downer
E! Online – Aug 29, 2012

(Of course, Whedon ended up opening the film with a raid on S.H.I.E.L.D.’s headquarters, which quickly introduces Jeremy Renner’s Hawkeye character to audiences.) If this new clip leaves you hankering for your Avengers fix, you might not have to wait too …


SHIELD TV Series Will Be ‘Autonomous’ From Avengers
Comic Book Resources – Aug 29, 2012

Whatever you want to call ABC’s newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, don’t call it an Avengers spinoff, as co-writer Joss Whedon wants to stress that the series is largely “autonomous” from this year’s $1.5 billion blockbuster and its upcoming sequel. That said …


ABC Greenlight’s Joss Whedon Written Marvel TV Series, ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’
Starzlife (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

According to a new report on Deadline Hollywood, ABC has officially given the greenlight for the project, which will be co-written by brothers Joss and Jed Whedon. Joss may also direct. S.H.I.E.L.D stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics …


ABC Orders ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot from Joss Whedon
TV Equals – Aug 29, 2012

Earlier in the month, we reported that Joss Whedon was developing a live action series for Marvel Television and now the word is that ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D. with the legendary writer/director/executive producer at the helm alongside his …


ABC officially green-lights Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV series
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

The Marvel universe is constantly expanding and thanks to the mind-boggling box office gross of “The Avengers”, that universe will now expand into television. ABC has officially given the green light to produce a pilot for “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, a TV series that will have …


TV Roundup: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ Is Coming to TV, New ‘Downton Abbey’ Pics …
Zimbio – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon is coming back to TV and he’s bringing some superheroes with him! The Avengers director and geek hero is developing a live-action Marvel comics project for ABC about S.H.I.E.L.D., the secret organization that Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury …


‘Avengers’ Director Joss Whedon Makes ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Pilot for ABC: ‘Not a …
Books & Review – Aug 29, 2012

ABC has just given word that Whedon will write a TV pilot for the comic “S.H.I.E.L.D.” which will center on the espionage and law enforcement agency (Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistic Directorate) led by Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) in the …


ABC orders Joss Whedon-helmed S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot
UPI.com (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon found himself a happy home with this spring’s blockbuster Avengers flick. Whedon, an ascribed fan of superheroes and comics, was likely just pleased he got to play in his favorite sandbox. Now ABC has made Whedon even happier, Deadline …


‘The Avengers’ S.H.I.E.L.D. is Coming to ABC
Fanlala – Aug 29, 2012

… Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to take care of business. The series will be co-written, and maybe even directed by ‘The Avengers’ director Joss Whedon. That means we can expect the same explosive action that and feel that rocked us in ‘The Avengers’ in theaters.


Joss Whedon To Return To Television With SHIELD Project
Contactmusic.com – Aug 29, 2012

However, Whedon might also be returning to TV screens a little earlier than expected – again in a Marvel Comics theme – after Deadline reported that he’d been asked to take the reins of new show S.H.I.E.L.D. Fans of the Marvel Comics will be well aware that …


New THE AVENGERS Deleted Scene Focuses on Captain America and …
Collider.com – Aug 29, 2012

When an unexpected enemy emerges that threatens global safety and security, Nick Fury, Director of the international peacekeeping agency known as S.H.I.E.L.D., finds himself in need of a team to pull the world back from the brink of disaster. … Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner and Samuel L. Jackson, and directed by Joss Whedon, “Marvel’s The Avengers” is based on the ever-popular Marvel comic book series “The Avengers,” first …


Joss Whedon Dishes First S.H.I.E.L.D TV Show Details
We Got This Covered – Aug 29, 2012

It looks like Joss Whedon will be playing a bigger role in Marvel’s new TV show S.H.I.E.L.D than originally thought, as the successful director is already leaking information concerning targeted ideas. According to Comic Book Movie, Whedon plans on directing …


‘The Avengers’ Deleted Scene Centers On Chris Evans’ Steve Rogers/Captain …
Flicks and bits – Aug 29, 2012

Directed by Joss Whedon, ‘The Avengers’ (‘Avengers Assemble’ in the UK) stars Jeremy Renner (Hawkeye/Clint Barton), Robert Downey Jr (Iron Man/Tony Stark), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanoff/Black Widow), Chris … The star studded cast of super heroes will be joined by Cobie Smulders (“How I Met Your Mother) as Agent Maria Hill of S.H.I.E.L.D., as well as Tom Hiddleston (“Wallander”) and Stellan Skarsgård (“Angels & Demons,” “Mamma Mia!


Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV show “S.H.I.E.L.D.” gets greenlit
IFC (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

Deadline is reporting that the broadcast network is moving forward with Whedon’s pitch for a series called “S.H.I.E.L.D.” which, appropriately, will revolve around the crime-fighting organization at the center of the Marvel universe. Whedon will write the pilot …


Five More Ways Disney Can Mine Profits From ‘The Avengers’
Forbes – Aug 29, 2012

Today there’s news that ABC (owned by Disney) has greenlit a SHIELD TV series to be written, and maybe directed, by Joss Whedon, the director of The Avengers. This is a perfect example of what I wrote yesterday about why the big studios really need to …


ABC Confirms Whedon’s “SHIELD” Is in the Works
Escapist Magazine – Aug 29, 2012

Avenger’s director, Joss Whedon, will co-write and possibly direct a Marvel universe TV show. Joss Whedon is no longer just a quirky writer with a talent for churning out cult TV shows. The groundbreaking success of The Avengers has given the writer/director …


THE AVENGERS’ Joss Whedon to Write & Direct SHIELD TV Pilot for ABC
The Daily BLAM! – Aug 29, 2012

There’s no word yet if Samuel L. Jackson (S.H.I.E.L.D. director Nick Fury), Cobie Smulders (Agent Maria Hill) or Clark Gregg (Agent Phil Coulson) will have roles in the series. Whedon (writer and creator of past series Firefly, Buffy and Dollhouse) will write and …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ coming to ABC television
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

After weeks of speculation and the announcement of Joss Whedon as the show’s executive producer, Deadline reports the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first TV show is now known to be “S.H.I.E.L.D.”. The organization, an acronym for the Strategic Homeland …


Joss Whedon and S.H.I.E.L.D. Headed to ABC?
Gather.com – Aug 29, 2012

Rumor has it that ABC network is ordering a pilot for a superhero series from Joss Whedon. It will supposedly be based on Marvel comic’s S.H.I.E.L.D, a peacekeeping group made up of superheroes. Although there is disagreement over what S.H.I.E.L.D. …


ABC Orders SHIELD Pilot for Joss Whedon (Video)
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

When Joss Whedon was announced to direct the sequel to “Avengers”, it was also announced that he would be working on a then-unidentified TV series for Marvel as well. The series has now been identified as being one in perfect conjunction with “Avengers …


21 ways of looking at Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ TV show
Entertainment Weekly (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

News broke last night that Joss Whedon’s long-rumored Avengers TV spinoff would focus on S.H.I.E.L.D., the shadowy government organization led by Nick Fury. ABC has already ordered a pilot for the series, which will be penned by Whedon and his family …


Joss Whedon’s Marvel ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Series: Five Questions and Possibilities
Hollywood Reporter – Aug 29, 2012

… when Whedon was a geek god but oft-canceled TV producer, put on your fanboy cap and get ready to do some critical thinking and projecting. With the announcement that ABC ordered a pilot about S.H.I.E.L.D., the Nick Fury-led top secret law enforcement …


Marvel’s SHIELD Headed To Television
Brand New Cool – Aug 29, 2012

S.H.I.E.L.D. will be coming to the small screen with the help of Joss Whedon and ABC. The series will not be about Detective Vic Mackey, yet it will follow the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement, and Logistics Division from The Avengers film and the …


ABC greenlights TV pilot for Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D., Joss Whedon at the helm
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

After the record-breaking success of The Avengers, rumors started last month that Marvel and ABC were proposing an idea for a prime-time TV show set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. A report from Deadline today made it official: ABC has given the …


ABC Greenlights Marvel Pilot ‘SHIELD’ From Joss Whedon
Science Fiction – Aug 29, 2012

For about a month now, the Marvel Universe has been buzzing about a potential live action TV series on ABC set in the same universe as the hit films from Marvel Studios. Then, when Joss Whedon signed an exclusive deal to write and direct ‘The Avengers 2′ …


Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Series Coming to ABC
CSICON – Aug 29, 2012

When it became clear that Joss “The Boss” Whedon was going to be taking a more active role in Marvel’s future endeavors, one of them was a TV series in the Marvel Cinemaverse. We’ve just learned what that’s all about. One of the thoughts, of course, was …


ABC Approves Joss Whedon’s SHIELD TV Series
Gizmodo UK – Aug 29, 2012

ABC has approved Joss Whedon’s new TV series, set within the same universe as this years blockbuster The Avengers, which is currently simply being referred to as S.H.I.E.L.D.. Better still, rumours are that Whedon himself will co-write the pilot episode with …


‘SHIELD’ Headed to Pilot, Has Whedon All Over It
Uproxx – Aug 29, 2012

Less than shockingly, ABC has approved a pilot of exactly the show we thought they would, although for some reason they went with the guy who directed the billion-dollar-grossing movie than our preferred horse in this race. Joss Whedon will be co-writing it …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pilot Ordered For Whedon
Macon Telegraph (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

ABC/Marvel Studios made it official Tuesday, announcing that “Avengers” director Joss Whedon will return to TV to make a 2-hour pilot movie for a proposed “S.H.I.E.L.D.” series. Whedon, of course, enjoyed phenomenal success with “The Avengers,” the …


ABC Orders Joss Whedon-Written, Directed ‘SHIELD’ TV Pilot
ComicsAlliance – Aug 29, 2012

It’s the news that people have been expecting since it was announced that Joss Whedon would be working with Marvel TV to create a television series connected with this summer’s uber-successful Avengers movie: Fellow Disney subsidiary ABC has ordered …


Joss Whedon S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot Ordered by ABC
Broadway World – Aug 29, 2012

TVLine reports that ABC has ordered a live-action Marvel comics project pilot from Joss Whedon to be titled S.H.I.E.L.D. The acronym stands for the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division, a covert, quasi-military peace-keeping …


‘The Avengers’ Captain America Scene: Catch Up With Steve Rogers In Deleted …
Huffington Post – Aug 29, 2012

Considering “Marvel’s The Avengers” features Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, Hawkeye, Black Widow, Nick Fury, Maria Hill, Loki and Hulk, it’s amazing that Joss Whedon was able to cut the film down to just 143 minutes. Now, with the DVD and … On Tuesday, an alternate opening sequence for “The Avengers” was released, showing S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) recounting the events of the final battle between the Avengers and Loki’s Chitauri army on the streets of New York. Now, courtesy of …


ABC getting pilot of “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, a pilot based upon the Avengers, written by …
TweakTown – Aug 29, 2012

The pilot will be written by Joss Whedon, the person who wrote the original Avengers and who is set to be writing the sequel. If his schedule permits, he may even be the one directing the pilot. Production will be under way as soon as possible. In other news …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD show is a go at ABC
A.V. Club – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon’s previously reported live-action Marvel TV show—a “high-concept cop show” many assumed would take place in the world of S.H.I.E.L.D.—has been confirmed to take place in the world of S.H.I.E.L.D. (so aren’t those people super smart?).


ABC orders “SHIELD” pilot from Joss Whedon
CBS News – Aug 29, 2012

Production on the project, which Whedon will also executive produce, will begin immediately, according to the Hollywood Reporter. S.H.I.E.L.D (which stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate or Strategic Homeland Intervention …


Joss Whedon Dishes on S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series
Comicbook.com (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

In a series of tweets made late last night, Variety writer Cynthia Littleton brought fans their first hints at what ABC’s forthcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV pilot might be like, straight from the mouth of Joss Whedon during a Q&A session in promotion of Ira Glass and Mike …


ABC Orders SHIELD Pilot
Access Hollywood – Aug 29, 2012

The world of “The Avengers” –specifically “S.H.I.E.L.D.” – is coming to the small screen. According to The Hollywood Reporter, ABC has ordered a “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot from “The Avengers” director and writer Joss Whedon. The series will be based on the comic …


ABC greenlights ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV pilot; Joss Whedon to write, possibly direct
Examiner.com – Aug 29, 2012

Here we go. When rumors that ABC and Marvel were discussing a live-action TV series “based in The Avengers’ universe,” we immediately speculated that the obvious choice would be one based on S.H.I.E.L.D. Accoding to reports that emerged on Tuesday, …


ABC Orders Pilot from Joss Whedon & Marvel TV
World Screen – Aug 29, 2012

S.H.I.E.L.D. will focus on the top-secret defense organization—Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistic Directorate—that is often featured in Marvel productions. According to reports, Whedon will write the pilot alongside his brother, Jed Whedon, and …


Joss Whedon takes on Marvel’s SHIELD for television
Toronto Star – Aug 29, 2012

Joss Whedon, who made The Avengers the third-highest box office earner ever, will stay in Marvel-land and develop a S.H.I.E.L.D. series for television. Whedon will write and possibly direct a pilot for ABC. Deadline reports, “The project is based on Marvel’s …


ABC Orders A Pilot For Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. Television Show
The Mary Sue – Aug 29, 2012

It’s official, after much speculation as to what the new television show would actually be, Joss Whedon is in charge of bring S.H.I.E.L.D. to the small screen for Marvel and ABC. The initial rumblings were that they were teaming up for a drama series that would …


ABC SHIELD Series Pilot Being Co-written by Joss Whedon
Technabob (blog) – Aug 29, 2012

This is so awesome! When I was growing up, a hot Friday night was watching The Incredible Hulk followed by The Dukes of Hazzard. It’s been a long time since a decent superhero show has been on television, and it looks like ABC is out to remedy that.


More Details on Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Show
Superherohype.com – Aug 29, 2012

As reported yesterday, ABC has picked up Joss Whedon’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” to the pilot stage as a part of his exclusive deal with Marvel Studios. It wasn’t long after this was reported that we all started to wonder where it would fit into the larger scheme of the …


The Morning’s Top 5 Pop Culture Stories
Flavorwire – Aug 29, 2012

ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series that will be written by Joss Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen. Joss also plans to direct the pilot, if his schedule permits! [via Deadline]. 3. There’s an interesting rumor …


ABC greenlights Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ series, Joss Whedon will co-write
TheCelebrityCafe.com

ABC has greenlit its first Marvel TV project. The network has ordered a pilot for a series on the S.H.E.I.D. organization. Joss Whedon, who just signed an overall deal with Marvel to develop shows and direct an Avengers sequel, will co-write and could direct …


ABC Pilots SHIELD: Joss Whedon to Co-Write, Possibly Direct
New York Post

The show is based on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D (Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate), which was a featured plot point in Whedon’s film, The Avengers. While details of the show’s premise are scarce at the …


ABC orders Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ pilot
CNN

According to the Hollywood Reporter, ABC has placed a pilot order for “S.H.I.E.L.D.,” which will be co-written by “Avengers” writer/director Joss Whedon and possibly also directed by him, if he has the time for it. (As it stands, Whedon already has an “Avengers” …


Joss Whedon Given the Greenlight for S.H.I.E.L.D. Series on ABC
FlickDirect

Joss Whedon Given the Greenlight for S.H.I.E.L.D. Series on ABC ABC has given the greenlight for a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series that will be created by Joss Whedon, Marvel TV and ABC Studios. The show is based on the organization from the …


Joss Whedon Bringing Marvel’s SHIELD to TV
Spong

Could it be THIS awesome? The Marvel TV show Joss Whedon is attached to has been outed as S.H.I.E.L.D. ABC, a fellow member of the Disney family, has bought a pilot. Whedon is co-writing alongside his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen of …


‘The Avengers’ alternate opening is online, and it’s much darker
GameZone

I’m not a big fan of S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Maria Hill throwing Nick Fury and The Avengers under the bus, blaming them for the events that happened, because they are the ones that saved the world from invasion. It’s cool to see other ideas that Joss Whedon had …


‘Beverly Hills Cop’ TV series a possibility; Joss Whedon on board for SHIELD TV …
Plain Dealer

Here’s some of what’s happening this morning in entertainment headlines: ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ may become a TV series; Joss Whedon to write and direct S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series, Lindsay Lohan banned from posh hotel; Foo Fighters to take a break from touring; …


Depressing alternative Avengers opening revealed
Yahoo! Movies UK

It plays out rather differently to the jovial tone of the finished feature, making for a much darker take on Whedon’s record-breaking blockbuster. It depicts a New York City that has been wrecked and lies smouldering, with Captain America surveying the carnage, and S.H.I.E.L.D agent Maria Hill (a rather cross Cobie Smulders) answering to the government over what looks to be a failed operation by Nick Fury’s superhero team. The damage to the city has been estimated at around $160 billion (£101 billion) had it …


Joss Whedon to Make S.H.I.E.L.D. Show for ABC
ThinkProgress

Ever since the news came down that Joss Whedon would direct The Avengers 2, work with Marvel on the overall direction of its franchise, and make a television show that would be part of the franchise, the last part of the equation has been the biggest …


ABC Has Ordered A Live-Action “SHIELD” Pilot From Writer Joss Whedon
Complex.com

There is even hope that Joss Whedon will direct the pilot as well, if the scheduling works out. There is no word on the premise of the show yet, or if Samuel L. Jackson will reprise his role as Nick Fury for it. However, the S.H.I.E.L.D mythology is pretty dense in …


Joss Whedon Creating ‘SHIELD’ Pilot for ABC
New York Times

Variety reported that Mr. Whedon said the “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot would be “autonomous” from the “Avengers” sequel, planned for a May 2015 release. It was unclear if “Avengers” cast members like Samuel L. Jackson (who plays Nick Fury in the Marvel movies), …


Joss Whedon working on ABC Pilot called SHIELD
SlashGear

If you want to the theaters this summer to see The Avengers, you may or may not know that Joss Whedon was involved with the project. The Avengers was a massive hit, was easily the biggest film of the summer, and made a huge amount of money. If you miss …


SHIELD TV Pilot Ordered by ABC
The Outhouse

Deadline reported last night that ABC has officially ordered a pilot for a new show entitled S.H.I.E.L.D., based in the Marvel cinematic universe. As reported last month, the show will be written by Joss Whedon along with his brother Jed and Maurissa …


‘SHIELD’ TV show not a spinoff, says Joss Whedon
Digital Spy

S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Nick Fury has been portrayed on screen in recent Marvel films – including Whedon’s Avengers – by Samuel L Jackson. Photo gallery – Marvel at the Movies: Marvel at the movies: Superheroes in pictures. Blade (1998) Marvel kick-started their …


Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Comes to ABC
ComingSoon.net

It was revealed earlier this month that Joss Whedon had signed an exclusive deal with Marvel Studios to, among other things, help develop a new live action series for Marvel Television at ABC. Today, Deadline has revealed that, now greenlit by ABC, the …


ABC Orders Whedon SHIELD Pilot
Wired

According to a news report on Tuesday at Deadline.com, ABC has ordered a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot to be co-written by The Avengers director Joss Whedon and possibly directed by him as well. The report also says that the writers Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed …


Joss Whedon’s ‘SHIELD’ is a go
TheCelebrityCafe.com

A pilot for the Joss Whedon series about the Marvel defense group, entitled S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division) is in the works and will begin production straight away. After the success of The Avengers , Whedon …


ABC Confirms Whedon’s “SHIELD” is in the Works
Escapist Magazine

Avenger’s director, Joss Whedon, will co-write and possibly direct a Marvel universe TV show. Joss Whedon is no longer just a quirky writer with a talent for churning out cult TV shows. The groundbreaking success of The Avengers has given the writer/director …


ABC Orders ‘SHIELD’ Pilot From Joss Whedon And Marvel TV
Huffington Post

According to Littleton, Whedon also confirmed he would not be the showrunner of “S.H.I.E.L.D.” should it be picked up to series, leaving that duty to his brother, Jed Whedon, and sister-in-law, Maurissa Tancharoen. Are you excited about the prospect of a …


Joss Whedon to write ‘SHIELD’ pilot for ABC
Zap2it.com

joss-whedon-shield-series-gi.jpg Brace yourselves for a total nerd-gasm: Joss Whedon (YES!) is set to write and possibly direct a new TV series (DOUBLE YES!!) based on S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel peacekeeping organization featured in his hit movie “The …


‘Avengers’ director Joss Whedon to create ‘SHIELD’ series for ABC
Today.com

“S.H.I.E.L.D.” marks Whedon’s return to the small screen. He most recently served as showrunner on “Dollhouse,” in addition to cult favorites “Buffy” and “Firefly.” Tancharoen and Jed Whedon were writer-producers on “Dollhouse” as well as Starz’s “Spartacus.


Joss Whedon’s Marvel SHIELD pilot announced
Den Of Geek

Whedon is set to write S.H.I.E.L.D with long-time Dollhouse and Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog collaborators Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. He’ll also direct the pilot (which has already gone into production) schedule permitting. That all sounds …


SHIELD ABC Orders Pilot From Joss Whedon
E! Online

ABC has given a pilot order to S.H.I.E.L.D., a project centering on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization, per The Hollywood Reporter. But wait, it gets better! The Avengers director Joss Whedon is on board to executive produce and pen the project, along with …


ABC Greenlights Whedon’s “SHIELD” TV Series
Comic Book Resources

Deadline reports that Joss Whedon’s rumored Marvel-themed TV project just got official. ABC has ordered a live-action pilot for “S.H.I.E.L.D.” from Whedon, who will co-write and possibly direct. News of a possible Marvel TV project for Whedon came following …


Joss Whedon Brings ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ To ABC
Crave Online

ABC’s “S.H.I.E.L.D.” pilot will be written by Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon (“Spartacus”) and Maurissa Tancharoen (“Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”). Joss Whedon is also tentatively attached to direct the pilot episode if his schedule will allow it.


‘SHIELD’ TV Series Moves Ahead, Joss Whedon To Write & Possibly Direct
Indie Wire

Deadline reports that Whedon will co-write and possibly direct the pilot for the live-action “S.H.I.E.L.D.” if he has room in his schedule. Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen will co-write and, while exact details are still coming together—probably because …


Joss Whedon Brings SHIELD to TV
The Reel Bits

Joss Whedon – Captain America shield Following the announcement that Joss Whedon would not only be directing The Avengers 2, but also be developing a TV series for Marvel Studios, much speculation began as to the nature of that series. It has now been …


Joss Whedon Gets Marvel Universe SHIELD Pilot Order from ABC
TheHDRoom

ABC has greenlit a pilot episode of S.H.I.E.L.D. with Whedon tapped to co-write and possibly direct. Joining Whedon to flesh out the S.H.I.E.L.D. narrative are his brother Jed Whedon, and his wife, Maurissa Tancharoen. The trio previously teamed up to create …


Joss Whedon’s new Marvel TV show for ABC will be ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’
Examiner.com

You can stop frantically guessing about what the super duo of Joss Whedon and Marvel Studios have up their sleeve for us next: ABC has just ordered the pilot for Joss Whedon’s new Marvel TV show, “S.H.I.E.L.D.”. “S.H.I.E.L.D.” represents the first live-action …


Joss Whedon – Joss Whedon To Write And Direct New ‘shield’ Series
Contactmusic.com

Joss Whedon, the director of The Avengers, is to write and direct new action series S.H.I.E.L.D reports Screen Rant. The news follows the announcement that Whedon will be the writer and director of The Avengers 2, working with Marvel Studios for the next …


Avengers Director Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Pilot To Appear on ABC
Gamenguide

It appears that Marvel’s fictional espionage and secret military law-enforcement agency, S.H.I.E.L.D is coming to television and it will involve “The Avengers” director Joss Whedon. According to a story in Deadline, S.H.I.E.L.D. has officially been given a green …


SHIELD TV Series From Joss Whedon Coming To ABC
Comicbook.com

Well, it turns out that our top guess was right, and Deadline is reporting that ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, which will be a live-action series from Joss Whedon. S.H.I.E.L.D. will reportedly be written by Joss Whedon along with his brother Jed Whedon …


ABC orders ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ pilot from Joss Whedon
Entertainment Weekly

Joss Whedon might be coming back to TV. ABC has ordered a pilot from Marvel TV executive produced by Whedon titled S.H.I.E.L.D. The project is set in the same universe as Whedon’s Avengers film and follows the law enforcement group headed by Nick …


Joss Whedon to Pen S.H.I.E.L.D Pilot for ABC
TV Fanatic

Whedon will likely direct the S.H.I.E.L.D pilot, which marks the first-ever live action series based on the Marvel universe. Expect many more details to come out in the coming weeks and months and for the Internet to pretty much explode with this news.


S.H.I.E.L.D. the TV Show! Joss Whedon Brings The Avengers Team to ABC …
Wetpaint

According to Deadline, production is starting immediately on an ABC pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., which will focus on the law enforcement team featured in the Marvel comic books and also in director Joss Whedon’s megahit film The Avengers. (Just like we hoped.) …


ABC Orders S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot With Joss Whedon At The Helm
We Got This Covered

Attention all Avengers and Joss Whedon enthusiasts: we previously reported that Marvel was planning to bring the Avengers universe to television. Today, thanks to Deadline, we have confirmation that ABC is greenlighting a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, which Whedon …


Marvel’s “SHIELD” Pilot Given the Go with Joss Whedon
Nuke The Fridge

It has been confirmed that a pilot based on Marvel’s S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistic Directorate) organization has been ordered. Writer/director Joss Whedon will co-pen the pilot alongside his brother Jed Whedon, and his wife, …


Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ TV Series Comes To ABC – Joss Whedon Co-Writing & May …
Flicks and bits

This ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ projects marks a return to series television for Joss Whedon, creator and showrunner of the cult favorites ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer,’ ‘Firefly’ and ‘Dollhouse.’ In addition to ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ Marvel TV has a couple of other projects in …


Joss Whedon BACK to TV with ABC pilot “SHIELD”
Big Shiny Robot!

On the heels of the recent (and we hope incredibly lucrative) exclusive deal Avengers director Joss Whedon signed with Disney, we get word from Deadline that the long-in-development SHIELD tv show will be executive produced, and at least the pilot …


ABC Officially Orders Joss Whedon’s Marvel Live-Action S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot
Seattle Post Intelligencer

S.H.I.E.L.D. stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate and is headed by director Nick Fury, who was played by Samuel L. Jackson in Whedon’s recent big-screen blockbuster, The Avengers. Disney chief Bob Iger first announced …


Joss Whedon to Write and Direct “SHIELD” TV Series
WorstPreviews.com

Marvel recently signed Joss Whedon to write and direct “The Avengers” sequel and also develop other superhero projects for the studio, including a television series. Now comes word that Marvel and Whedon have teamed with ABC for a live-action “SHIELD” …


ABC puts up Whedon’s SHIELD
C21Media

US broadcaster ABC has unveiled details of its live-action superhero drama from The Avengers feature film writer Joss Whedon and Marvel Television. The newly ordered pilot will follow Marvel Universe peacekeeping group S.H.I.E.L.D. (also the title of the …


ABC Greenlights Joss Whedon’s SHIELD TV series
io9

Deadline is reporting that ABC has given the go-ahead to begin work on Whedon’s show about S.H.I.E.L.D., the top secret organization that flies around in an invisible aircraft carrier. Many people had suspected this would happen after the copious marketing …


Joss Whedon’s Marvel Universe TV Series Revealed: It’s SHIELD
SFX

US TV network ABC has ordered a pilot for SHIELD, the Marvel universe spin-off TV series with Joss Whedon as showrunner, reports Deadline. The show will be based on Marvel’s high-tech paramilitary peacekeeping force, whose initial stand for either …


Joss Whedon Is Bringing S.H.I.E.L.D. to TV
WhatCulture!

After weeks of rumors and speculation, it has finally been announced that Joss Whedon will be co-writing and possibly directing a live-action TV show for Marvel Television set in the Avengers universe. ABC has officially greenlit the project, titled S.H.I.E.L.D., …


Joss Whedon Leads S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series for ABC
Unleash The Fanboy

Oh sweet, neckbearded , comic book deities, you’ve given fandom one of its greatest miracles today. Joss Whedon is returning to television and he’s dragged the lot of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with him. The Great Ginger Baldy will lead the House of …


ABC Greenlights Joss Whedon’s Live Action Marvel TV Pilot S.H.I.E.L.D.
Cinema Blend

ABC has given the green light to the pilot for Avengers screenwriter-director Joss Whedon and Marvel TV’s live action drama S.H.I.E.L.D., which hails from the Marvel comics universe. The pilot, which will go into production right away, marks the first time …


Comic Book Bites: Joss Whedon masterminding SHIELD TV show for Marvel …
Coventry Telegraph

AT the start of August, it was announced that Joss Whedon had signed a deal with Marvel Studios for film and television projects that included “a new live-action series at ABC.” It’s now been confirmed that a TV show based on S.H.I.E.L.D. – the defence …


Joss Whedon working on TV pilot for ‘Avengers’ offshoot ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’
The Verge

ABC has greenlighted a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D., a new live-action series set in The Avengers universe, according to Deadline. The pilot will be written by Joss Whedon, who created, among others, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Firefly, and Dollhouse before …


ABC gives Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ pilot the immediate go for production
Examiner.com

On Tuesday, Deadline has reported that ABC has given the greenlight for Joss Whedon’s Marvel pilot entitled S.H.I.E.L.D, which stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention Espionage Logistics Directorate. The international spy agency is led by Nick Fury, who …


Marvel ‘SHIELD’ pilot ordered by ABC
Digital Spy

Joss Whedon will return to series television, co-writing the script for the S.H.I.E.L.D pilot alongside brother Jed Whedon and his sister-in-law and frequent collaborator Maurissa Tancharoen. The Avengers helmer may also take the director’s chair for the pilot, …


ABC Greenlights SHIELD TV Series Pilot; Joss Whedon To Possibly Direct
Comic Book Movie

ABC has ordered a pilot for S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series from The Avengers writer-director Joss Whedon, Marvel TV and ABC Studios. The project is based on Marvel’s peacekeeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D (which stands for Strategic Hazard Intervention …


ABC Greenlights ‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ Marvel Pilot, Joss Whedon To Co-Write & Possibly …
Deadline.com

S.H.I.E.L.D. will be written by Whedon and frequent collaborators, his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. Joss Whedon also is set to direct the pilot, schedule permitting. Production on the pilot, which marks the first live-action Marvel TV project to …


ABC Orders S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot from Joss Whedon
TVLine

The S.H.I.E.L.D. series will be written by Whedon, his bother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen, our sister site Deadline reports, with Joss tentatively set to direct the pilot. Production is expected to get underway immediately. Does this news have you …


ABC Orders Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ Pilot From Joss Whedon
AceShowbiz

The network has ordered a pilot to “S.H.I.E.L.D.”, which has been developed by “The Avengers” director Joss Whedon. The TV project is based on Jack Kirby-created comic and focuses on S.H.I.E.L.D. (Supreme Headquarters, International Espionage, …


A Little More About Joss Whedon’s SHIELD Project…
KSiteTV

Joss Whedon tonight happened to be moderator of a Q&A with Sleepwalk With Me filmmakers Ira Glass and Mike Birbiglia, and of course the topic of S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel Comics-related TV pilot project, came up. Variety’s Cynthia Littleton covered the event …


ABC green lights a live-action SHIELD TV series from Joss Whedon
Flickering Myth

Earlier this month it was announced that Joss Whedon had signed a deal with Marvel to write and direct The Avengers 2, as well as helping to develop a new live-action TV show on behalf of Marvel Television and ABC, and now Deadline has revealed that …


TV on Tap: Joss Whedon Is Bringing SHIELD to the Small Screen, a “Degrassi …
AfterElton.com

ABC has ordered a pilot for Joss Whedon’s rumored Avenger-spinoff, which turns out to be about S.H.I.E.L.D., the Marvel universe’s secret military agency. They keep skipping over the comics that would make my inner fanboy dance around the room. The kids …


‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ TV Series Will Be Scripted and Possibly Directed by Joss Whedon
ScreenCrush

ABC has given the official greenlight to the ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ television series produced by Marvel Studios and Disney, but that’s not exactly surprising. The real news is that ‘Avengers’ director Joss Whedon will script the project, and might also direct the pilot …


‘SHIELD’ TV Show Greenlit By ABC; Joss Whedon To Co-Write
Prefixmag

It looks like Marvel might be bringing The Avengers to the small screen: ABC has greenlit a live-action pilot based on the S.H.I.E.L.D. team. Deadline reports that Joss Whedon is writing the co-writing the pilot with his brother and sister-in-law Jed Whedon and …


ABC orders pilot of Marvel’s ‘SHIELD’ from Joss Whedon
MassLive.com

Joss Whedon.jpg APJoss Whedon. ABC has ordered a pilot for “S.H.I.E.L.D.” with “The Avengers” writer-director Joss Whedon involved in the writing and production of the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The report comes three weeks after Walt …


The Marvel-Joss Whedon TV Series Confirmed: SHIELD
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The Hollywood Reporter broke the news tonight that Joss will be writing a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot with his brother Jed Whedon and his wife, Maurissa Tancharoen. They previously collaborated on Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog. Jeffrey Bell and Marvel’s Jeph Loeb …


SHIELD TV show greenlit; Avengers alternate opening
Moviehole

The Hollywood Reporter, who broke the news, says Whedon would also likely direct the pilot for the show. No word on which characters from the world of Marvel’s movieverse would appear in “S.H.I.E.L.D”, though since he’s the head-honcho, one would …


Pilot Ordered for ABC’s Joss Whedon Marvel TV Series – And it’s SHIELD
IGN

Deadline broke the big news, revealing S.H.I.E.L.D. has officially been given a green light for a pilot by ABC. Whedon will co-write the pilot and possibly direct it as well. Writing with him will be his brother, Jed Whedon and Jed’s wife, Maurissa Tancharoen.


ABC Orders SHIELD TV Pilot
HeyUGuys.co.uk

Following the enormous success of Joss Whedon’s The Avengers earlier this year, ABC have now ordered a S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot episode, which himself will write, and is set to direct, schedule permitting. S.H.I.E.L.D. (Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement …


[TV] ABC Greenlights Joss Whedon’s Marvel Series SHIELD
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Joss Whedon’s Marvel TV series has been revealed. Deadline reports that Whedon, Jed Whedon, and Maurissa Tancharoen, the team behind Dollhouse and Doctor Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog, will write the pilot for ABC’s S.H.I.E.L.D. which they will executive …


Avengers Director Joss Whedon to Run Marvel TV Show Shield
IBTimes.co.uk

Film blog Deadline has revealed that a pilot for the show has been given the green light by ABC, with Whedon signed up as co-writer. The creator of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will direct the first episode and share executive producer duties with his brother and …


“SHIELD” TV Series Pilot Ordered
Capsule Computers

ABC has ordered a pilot for a S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series from Avengers director Joss Whedon, with Firefly, Dollhouse, and Buffy: The Vampire Slayer creator credentials under his belt. . This heralds Whedon’s return to television after Dollhouse, who had worked on …


Joss Whedon’s ABC project all about S.H.I.E.L.D.
CarterMatt.com

If you loved “The Avengers,” then you are probably going to love this — ABC is bringing one of the biggest organizations from Joss Whedon’s version of the Mavel universe to the small screen (at least so long as the pilot pans out). According to a report from …


ABC Pilots ‘SHIELD': Joss Whedon to Co-Write, Possibly Direct
Hollywood.com

Joss Whedon S.H.I.E.L.D TV show Avengers: assemble! Now…freak out! (Just kidding, Avengers don’t freak out. Well, I guess unless you’re the Hulk.) According to Deadline, ABC has ordered a pilot for the Marvel TV-backed S.H.I.E.L.D, a live-action series …


ABC orders Marvel ‘SHIELD’ pilot
Variety

The Marvel universe is poised to invade ABC next year as the Alphabet has ordered a pilot for a drama involving the S.H.I.E.L.D. org featured in the summer blockbuster “The Avengers.” “Avengers” helmer Joss Whedon will co-write the pilot with his brother, …


Joss Whedon Co-Writes Marvel’s SHIELD TV Pilot At ABC
Bleeding Cool News

The network has entered an agreement for a pilot revolving around the peace-keeping organization S.H.I.E.L.D, which is featured in both Marvel comics and the superhero films which they spawned, including this year’s “The Avengers.” Joss Whedon, who …


Joss Whedon co-writing ABC pilot based on ‘Avengers’ characters
Contra Costa Times

Joss Whedon, who struck gold this summer on the big screen with “The Avengers,” is returning to television as a co-writer of an ABC pilot set in the same universe as the Marvel comic. The project, titled “S.H.I.E.L.D,” follows the secret military law enforcement …