Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and Iron Man are both in the ‘Shadows,’ but for different reasons. With the AoS Season 2 premiere just two weeks away, ABC is shedding more light on new developments with the series, while Robert Downey, Jr. talks ‘Iron Man 4.’
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Hayley Atwell, star of the upcoming series ‘Agent Carter,’ will make an appearance as Agent Peggy Carter in “Shadows,” the first episode of Season 2 of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ It is unclear as to whether she will appear in flashbacks, as the elderly Peggy who appeared in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ as film footage, or in some other SHIELD-ly way. Atwell will also reprise her role as Agent Carter in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’
The answer to how she appears may be contained in the brief description of “Shadows,” which will explore the birth of S.H.I.E.L.D. The episode also sports an incredible guest cast list. I addition to Nick Blood as Lance Hunter, who appears to be cast as a regular in the series, and Atwell, we will see B.J. Britt as Agent Antoine Triplett, Adrian Pasdar as Brigadier General Glenn Talbot, Henry Simmons as Alphonso “Mack” Mackenzie, Patton Oswalt as Agent Billy Koenig, Lucy Lawless as Isabelle “Izzy” Hartley, Reed Diamond as Daniel Whitehall, Brian Patrick Wade as Carl Creel, and George Stephanopoulos as himself, among many others.
Looks like Drew Z. Greenberg, who wrote for ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ and ‘Firefly,’ has signed on to rejoin Mutant Enemy as a writer for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Greenberg has also written for ‘Dexter,’ ‘Smallville,’ ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars,’ ‘Caprica,’ ‘Warehouse 13,’ and ‘Arrow.’
Avengers: Age of Ultron
The question Robert Downey, Jr. has probably been asked more than any other is “When will we see ‘Iron Man 4?’ “There isn’t one in the pipe, “ Downey told Variety, “No, there’s no plan for a fourth ‘Iron Man.’”
Whether or not there will be future Iron Man movies, Downey can still be seen as the big tin can in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,” and Avengers 3. In the meantime, Marvel has plans to make standalone films featuring Black Widow and Black Panther.