Variety brings word that some new additions are coming to the cast of “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” as characters from the comic team “Secret Warriors” will be making their way to the series.
Assembled by Nick Fury in the source material, members of the Secret Warriors include the super speedster Slingshot; Stonewall, the son of Absorbing Man (another “Agents of SHIELD” character); the teleporting Manifold; the mystic Druid; Phobos, son of Ares the god of war; and the pyrotechnic Hellfire. One of the founding members of the team is already a character on the series, Chloe Bennet’s Daisy “Quake” Johnson. Check back here for more news on the Secret Warriors in “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” and check out the teaser art below.
The outlet also reports that at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, SHIELD ambassadors will be “roaming the convention to find the most dedicated fans and rewarding them with limited edition ‘Secret Warriors’ pins.” Fans will be able to track the movements of the ambassadors on Twitter (@AgentsOfSHIELD) to secure their own pin.
“Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” is executive produced by Joss Whedon (Avengers: Age of Ultron, Marvel’s The Avengers); Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, (“Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” pilot co-writers, “Dollhouse,” “Dr.Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”); Jeffrey Bell (“Angel,” “Alias”); and Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agent Carter,” “Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Lost”).
“Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” is produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios and returns for a third season on Tuesdays this fall on ABC.