First Photos from Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 3 Finale

MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. - "Absolution/"Ascension" - It's a showdown a season in the making as S.H.I.E.L.D. takes on Hive, and when his master plan is finally revealed, the team must spring into action. Who will live, and who will die? Things heat up in the exciting two-hour season finale of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," TUESDAY, MAY 17 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EDT) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Richard Cartwright) LUKE MITCHELL, NATALIA CORDOVA BUCKLEY, HENRY SIMMONS, JOHN HANNAH, MING-NA WEN

First photos from Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD season 3 finale

ABC and Marvel Entertainment have released the first batch of photos from the upcoming two-hour Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD Season 3 finale. Titled “Absolution” and “Ascension,” both episodes 3×21 and 3×22 will air Tuesday, May 17 at 9:00 and 10:00pm ET/PT on the ABC Television Network.

In the finale, the team takes on Hive. When his master plan is finally revealed, SHIELD must spring into action. Who will live, and who will die?

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD stars Clark Gregg as Director Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Brett Dalton as Grant Ward, Chloe Bennet as Agent Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Nick Blood as Agent Lance Hunter, Adrianne Palicki as Agent Bobbi Morse, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie and Luke Mitchell as Lincoln Campbell.

Guest starring in the SHIELD finale are Axl Whitehead as James, John Hannah as Holden Radcliffe, Natalie Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez, Mark Dacascos as Giyera, Adrian Pasdar as Brigadier General Glenn Talbot, Derek Phillips as Agent O’Brien, Patrick John Hurley as General Andaz, Dorian Gregory as Undersecretary Walter Thomas, Hart Turner as Hudson, Lila Glaudini as Polly Hinton and Amanda Rea as Aida.

“Absolution” was written by Chris Dingess & Drew Z. Greenberg and directed by Billy Gierhar,t while “Ascension” was written by Jed Whedon and directed by Kevin Tancharoen.

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