Jed Whedon Hints At ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Character’s Survival

Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.Warning! This article will contain spoilers for the latest season of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

In a recent interview, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. producer, Jed Whedon hinted at the survival of a major character.

During the season’s final episodes, longtime Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. supporting character, General Glenn Talbot (Adrian Pasdar) fused himself with with the element Gravitonium and, in the process, became the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of Graviton in a desperate attempt to save the Earth. This eventually lead to the team having to fight their on again/off again ally resulting in the death of one team mates and Talbot being throw into the vacuum of space to his apparent death. However, Jed Whedon isn’t saying whether or not the character is gone for good.

During a recent interview the producer hinted that the character just might come back, citing the comic book origins of the show:

This is Marvel, and even more, it’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. I know we see him floating in space, but he’s Graviton, so you never know. So if the rest of the fans feel the way you do, then chances are he might not be super dead.

If they decide to bring the character back he would certainly make for a powerful and personal villain for the team to continue to contend with. Throughout the show’s length, Talbot has always been at odds with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s primary cast. Despite lead character Phil Coulson’s, (Clark Gregg), constant attempts at friendship, Talbot has always kept the team at an arms length. Sometimes he functions as a valuable ally for the team while at others he functions as a hindrance and, in some cases, a full blown antagonist. So bringing the character back just might lead to more interesting stories.

What did you all think about the character’s apparent death? What about Talbot’s turn to full blow villainy? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will return to ABC in the summer of 2019.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

10 X-Men That Need To Appear In The Marvel Cinematic Universe

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X-Men Marvel ComicsThe X-Men, along with Blade and Spider-Man, helped kick-start the superhero movie boom fans are still enjoying today. And unlike most, the X-Men are still going strong and maintaining the same continuity (with a few minor changes but maintaining actors) as the longest-running superhero franchise around. This year audiences will see a sequel to Deadpool, with X-Men: Dark Phoenix and The New Mutants coming in 2019. Fox is currently working on several Marvel projects, including spin-offs for Gambit, Multiple Man and Kitty Pryde.

Yet one has to wonder: is Fox trying to rush out these films into reality or are these announcement just to make sure the studio appears to be running smoothly in the chance the Disney purchase doesn’t go through? If the purchase is made official, Marvel Studios and Disney will more than likely start a new X-Men series to incorporate the characters into the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

When the X-Men return home, Marvel has a chance to do something new and fresh with the property. Brighter, more comic accurate costumes, contrasting the mutants as a whole with the wider cinematic universe, but most importantly highlighting certain characters. The X-Men comics have a vast array of iconic and colorful heroes and villains to choose from yet the past X-Men films only focused on a handful of characters. Wolverine, Professor X, Magneto, Mystique, Jean Grey and Beast seemed to be the focus of the filmmakers throughout the two trilogies. Now is the time to highlight other characters (ones that the original film series sidelined) to make these X-Men characters as big of names as Wolverine is to the brand.

These are the ten X-Men that need to be introduced in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Click Next to get started!

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