ABC and Marvel Entertainment have released a preview of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D season 5. Spoiler Warning ahead if you have not watch the two-part “Orientation” premiere from last night. Team SHIELD minus Fitz were kidnapped and being send to space via Kree Obelisk. A departure from the usual Inhuman, Hydra, Framework and Ghostrider’s hell, the team is indeed charting a new territory going where no agents have gone before, the future. A bleak future where earth no longer exist and the remains of the species in on the verge of extinction being slave to the Kree Empire and food source to the pesky “roaches” i.e. Vrellnexians in a space station call Lighthouse. The biggest revelation was Daisy was told by Deke, she, The Quake was the one that destroyed the planet earth. Thanks to a post card that left by Fitz who is still in the past looking into the team time travelling. In the mean time the remainder of Team SHIELD will have to stay alive living among the Kree, Vrellnexians and the future humans in the Lighthouse.
Fans of Marvel must be delighted to see the familiar link between the MCU and the series. With references to Guardians of the Galaxy, when Deke(Jeff Ward) a Peter Quill/Star Lord like character wearing the same helmet docking the space station. As a junk collector and contractor to the Kree, he salvaged the Framework technology as a recreation for his fellow human seeking for a temporary escape from their stark reality. Sanara the fearsome “general’ of the Kree wield her weapons of choice, two levitating metal sphere via mental link the same way Yondu uses his arrow on his victim in Guardians of the Galaxy.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson/Quake, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alfonso “Mack” Mackenzie,Natalia Codova-Buckley as Elena Yo-Yo Rodriguez who has been bump up to regular cast this season. The series is created by husband and wife team of Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen(Doll House) and Joss Whedon(Toy Story, The Avengers, Age of Ultron, Buffy The Vampire Slayer). New cast joining includes Jeff Ward(Channel Zero), Eve Hallow(Rogue), Coy Stewart(WTH: Welcome To Howler), Pruitt Taylor Vince(Stranger Things, Heroes Reborn) and former cast Nick Blood’s Agent Lance Hunter is set to return to S.H.I.E.L.D.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D airs Friday 9 pm EST on ABC network. Check out next episode preview below.