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ABC Reveals New Title, Synopsis For Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot

ABC Reveals New Title, Synopsis For Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. Pilot

ABC has revealed a new title and synopsis for Joss Whedon's much-discussed S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot to potential advertisers, offering a few more details about the show for fans to mull over.

"Angel's" J. August Richards Joins Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Cast

J. August Richards, who played vampire-fighting gang leader turned legal mastermind Charles Gunn on "Angel," has joined the cast of Joss Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." in a "top secret" role.

Clark Gregg Teases Agent Coulson's Return in

Clark Gregg Teases Agent Coulson's Return in "S.H.I.E.L.D." TV Series

Actor Clark Gregg said that although Agent Coulson was seemingly killed in "The Avengers," ABC’s planned "S.H.I.E.L.D." series will provide viewers with “some clue as to why I’m still there, still breathing.”

Marvel to Release

Marvel to Release "Once Upon a Time" Graphic Novel

Marvel in September will publish "Once Upon a Time: Shadow of the Queen," a graphic novel tie-in to the ABC fairy tale drama featuring the Evil Queen, the Huntsman and Show White.

Why Aren't You Watching

Why Aren't You Watching "Spy"?

Thanks to Hulu, there's little excuse not to watch "Spy," a surprisingly entertaining British comedy about a divorcee who must keep his new job as a secret agent hidden from his ex-wife and their evil son.


Marvel's "AKA Jessica Jones" Could Find Home on Cable

Although ABC passed on "AKA Jessica Jones," the pilot based on "Alias" by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, producer Melissa Rosenberg says Marvel is still trying to find a network for the drama.

ABC Confirms: Whedon's

ABC Confirms: Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Not an "Avengers" Prequel

ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee confirms that "S.H.I.E.L.D." takes place after the epic New York battle depicted in "The Avengers." Joss Whedon, meanwhile, promises "the spectacle of science-fiction storytelling."


Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Seems Very Likely For Series Order

Speaking to journalists, ABC President Paul Lee said the network is hopeful Joss Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." will receive a series order. Whedon is already working on additional scripts.


Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Pilot Fills Final Casting Slot

Joss Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." pilot has rounded out its casting with the addition of "Nashville" actress Chloe Bennett who takes on the role of Skye, a young, intelligent woman with a bit of a superhero obsession.


Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Adds Deadly Agent

Relative newcomer Brett Dalton has been cast as deadly Agent Grant Ward in Joss Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." television series, joining Ming Na, Elizabeth Henstridge and Clark Gregg on Marvel's live-action "Avengers" spinoff.


Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." Recruits Ming-Na

"ER" actress Ming-Na has joined fan favorite Clark Gregg on ABC's "S.H.I.E.L.D.," the Joss Whedon pilot which will provide the connective tissue between the films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


NYCC: "666 Park Avenue" Cast On How Season 1 Will Evolve

The actors behind many of The Drake's residents on "666 Park Avenue" teased the direction of the ABC supernatural drama's first season during during interviews at New York Comic Con.

NYCC: Amy Acker Denies Involvement on Whedon's

NYCC: Amy Acker Denies Involvement on Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D."

Appearing at New York Comic Con, Joss Whedon regular Amy Acker said she won’t be involved with the filmmaker’s upcoming Clark Gregg-starring S.H.I.E.L.D. television series.

"Once Upon A Time" Producers Bring New Worlds To Season 2

Creators Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz discuss "Once Upon A Time’s" second season, from the world-breaking twist that launched the year to challenges faced by Storybrooke as everyone from Mulan to Captain Hook appears in town.

Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. Cast Descriptions Surface Online

Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. Cast Descriptions Surface Online

Cast descriptions for Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. television series have surfaced, offering a taste of what fans can expect from the series designed to expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe beyond the big screen.

"Last Resort" Creators Talk Intrigue, "Lost" and the Pre-Apocalypse

"Last Resort" creators Shawn Ryan and Karl Gadjusek explain the broad scope of their new ABC drama, what sets it apart from "Lost" and why viewers will find themselves coming back week after week.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel & ABC Studios Announce "Castle" Limited Comic Series

CBR TV: Willingham on

CBR TV: Willingham on "Fables" Franchise Expansion, "Elementals" and "Once Upon A Time"

Creator Bill Willingham spoke with CBR TV about expanding the "Fables" universe with "Fairest," defending "Once Upon A Time," the rise of creator-owned comics, and the odds of someday returning to "Elementals."

Whedon Promises S.H.I.E.L.D. Series Will Please

Whedon Promises S.H.I.E.L.D. Series Will Please "Avengers" Movie Fans

Joss Whedon promises ABC's newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot is "going to work very well for people who either love the Marvel universe or for people who've never dipped a toe in the Marvel Universe."

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series Will Be

S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series Will Be "Autonomous" From Whedon's "Avengers"

Teasing a few details about ABC's newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, Joss Whedon stressed that the planned series will be largely "autonomous" from the storylines of Marvel's blockbuster "Avengers" and its upcoming sequel.

ABC Greenlights Whedon's

ABC Greenlights Whedon's "S.H.I.E.L.D." TV Series

When Joss Whedon signed on to direct "The Avengers 2," his contract also called for him to develop a Marvel-themed television series. We now know that show is "S.H.I.E.L.D." for ABC.

Del Toro Says

Del Toro Says "Hulk" TV Pilot Just Waiting for Writer

Director Guillermo Del Toro's long-rumored live-action "Hulk" TV revival has been in a holding pattern at ABC, but SPINOFF has new info that will please fans of the jade giant.


CCI: "Once Upon a Time" Defies the Odds and Breaks the Curse

The creators and stars of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" spoke at Comic-Con International about the fairy-tale drama's season-ending twist, and tease what the characters will face in Season 2.

Marvel, ABC Mulling TV Drama Set in

Marvel, ABC Mulling TV Drama Set in "The Avengers" Universe

Marvel and ABC are reportedly in very early talks to develop a live-action television drama set within the world of "The Avengers," but not featuring any of the characters from the film.


CCI: "666 Park Avenue" Promises Mysteries, Devilish Terry O'Quinn

The stars and executive producers screened the pilot for ABC's "666 Park Avenue" at Comic-Con International, and teased a series filled with dark secrets, soul-selling and a struggle between good and evil.

"Castle" and DeConnick Weather "Storm Season"

This October, Kelly Sue DeConnick & Brian Michael Bendis adapt another Derrick Storm adventure, their second OGN based on ABC's "Castle" TV series. CBR spoke with DeConnick about the project.

PRESS RELEASE: Marvel Astonishes ABC's "The View" with Major X-Men Announcement

ABC Rejects

ABC Rejects "AKA Jessica Jones," Says "Hulk" Possible For Fall 2013

ABC has passed on the "AKA Jessica Jones" pilot based on Marvel's "Alias" by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Gaydos, but network President Paul Lee remains hopeful for a 2013 live-action "Incredible Hulk" series.

Kitsis & Horowitz Prepare For

Kitsis & Horowitz Prepare For "Once Upon a Time" Season Finale

Creators Eddy Kitsis and Adam Horowitz talk with SPINOFF ONLINE about Sunday's season finale of "Once Upon a Time" and what audiences can look forward to in the second season of ABC's fairy-tale drama.

WC12: Creators Hopeful  For Future of

WC12: Creators Hopeful For Future of "Once Upon a Time"

At WonderCon in Anaheim, "Once Upon a Time" creators Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about the future of the ABC fairy-tale drama.

Green & Estrin Confront the Horrors of

Green & Estrin Confront the Horrors of "The River"

Executive producers Michael Green and Zack Estrin spoke with SPINOFF ONLINE about their ambitious new ABC horror series "The River," and how it may help to change network television.

"Once Upon a Time" Goes Deeper in Season One’s Second Act

"Once Upon a Time" creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz discuss how the focus of the ABC fairy-tale drama will expand beyond the familiar princesses and uncover many more secrets in the second half of season one.

"Once Upon a Time" Creators Talk Willingham, Lindelof & Icons

"Lost" veterans Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz talk with Spinoff Online about their ABC drama "Once Upon a Time," "Fables" creator Bill Willingham and finding the heart of fairy-tale characters.

Bill Willingham on

Bill Willingham on "Fables" vs "Once Upon A Time"

"Fables" creator Bill Willingham goes on the record exclusively with CBR News to dispel continuing rumors and beliefs that ABC's "Once Upon A Time" is in any way a theft of his Vertigo title.

"AKA Jessica Jones" "Definitely" Set in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe

Writer/producer Melissa Rosenberg confirms ABC’s planned "AKA Jessica Jones" takes place in the cinematic Marvel Universe, pledging, "as much as I can I’m going to pull everything in from there that I can use."

"AKA Jessica Jones" Stays True to "Complex" Character

Melissa Rosenberg, the writer and producer of "AKA Jessica Jones," the planned TV adaptation of Marvel's "Alias," is hopeful the superheroine turned private investigator will find a place on ABC’s fall 2012 lineup.


CBR TV: "Once Upon A Time's" Horowitz & Kitsis

CBR TV spoke with "Once Upon A Time" co-creators Adam Horowitz and Edward Kitsis about the ABC drama's "Fables" similarities, the current resurgence of fairy tales in Hollywood and more.


NYCC: "Once Upon a Time" Screening, Panel

"Lost" writers Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz screened the pilot episode of their new ABC fairy-tale drama "Once Upon a Time" at New York Comic Con and fielded questions about the October-debuting series.

PRESS RELEASE: "Richard Castle's Deadly Storm" Gets Simultaneous Digital/Print Release

"Lost’s" Kitsis & Horowitz Start at the Beginning with "Once Upon A Time"

"TRON: Legacy" writers Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz discuss the origins of their new ABC fairy-tale drama "Once Upon a Time," the comparisons to "Fables" and more with SPINOFF.

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