And now they take over TV. The Avengers Director Joss Wheldon will be coming to ABC with an Avengers themed pilot called, S.H.I.E.L.D. Yep, the Nick Fury-run organization will be getting it’s own pilot for a TV series.
Personally, I think this is great news, as the show would be set in the same world as The Avengers. The same director who made the film one of the largest film successes of all-time will be at the helm, Deadline reports, while certainly writing the pilot with his brother Jed and Maurissa Tancharoen. Not much is known beyond the pilot has been ordered, so it’s not yet known if any of the main characters will be involved, or if this series would feature other S.H.I.E.L.D. members.
Regardless, this is big news for the Marvel world. Big news for the Disney world. The only question…will Samuel L. Jackson be involved? Because any Nick Fury that’s not the baddest man on the planet just isn’t the same.