Ming-Na Wen’s Agent Melinda May takes center stage in ABC’s newest character spotlight for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., which premieres Tuesday, Sept. 24.
S.H.I.E.L.D. executive producer Maurissa Tancharoen revealed a behind-the-scenes photo of a sign from the set of the Joss Whedon-directed pilot. The project appears likely to receive a series order from ABC.
Speaking to journalists at the Television Critics Association’s winter tour, ABC’s Paul Lee said the network is hopeful Joss Whedon’s S.H.I.E.L.D. will receive a series order. Whedon is already working on additional scripts.
Teasing a few details about ABC’s newly greenlit S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot, Joss Whedon stressed that the planned series will be largely “autonomous” from the storylines of Marvel’s blockbuster Avengers and its upcoming sequel.