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COMIC REEL: Dalton on “Agents of SHIELD”; “Scalped” Heads to Television

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COMIC REEL: Dalton on “Agents of SHIELD”; “Scalped” Heads to Television


In anticipation of tonight’s new episode of “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” CBR spoke with Brett Dalton about Ward’s recent shift and what the future might hold for the character.

“I don’t think Ward has ever been in a situation quite like this. He has been undercover before, but the circumstances are very [different] — I’m in a plane with five other people in close quarters, I’ve been with them for a really long time and I’ve had to wear that mask of Agent Grant Ward for perhaps longer than I have in the past,” Dalton told CBR. “So, perhaps there are feelings that came up that are genuine because I don’t think Ward has been in a situation like that before.”

Plus, ABC has released the official description for the 20th episode of the series, “Nothing Personal,” which features Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill.

Just when there’s no one left to trust, Agent Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) — from The Avengers and Captain America: The Winter Solider — returns to team up with Coulson as S.H.I.E.L.D. is being destroyed around them.

Airs Tuesdays on ABC


The Hollywood Reporter has posted a new clip from this week’s episode of “Arrow,” “The Man Under the Hood,” which features a flashback to the island.

Airs Wednesdays on the CW


Flaunt Magazine spoke with “Avengers: Age of Ultron” star Elizabeth Olsen, and while the actress couldn’t say anything about her role as the Scarlet Witch due to extreme secrecy (“Any time they give us a call sheet or any time there’s a new draft, they have to shred our old papers,” she told Flaunt.), she did discuss the difference between Marvel’s big blockbuster film and her time on “Godzilla.”

“‘Avengers’ already has so much attention — all the Marvel films do — so filming something like ‘Godzilla’ was basically a cast of actors who are all really well-respected, [but] they’re just under the radar,” Olsen told Flaunt. “We didn’t have anything like [this for ‘Godzilla’], you’re just focused on making the movie. There wasn’t any other media part of it. It was an awesome first experience on one of these big movies because it’s been a really simple transition; there’s nothing too grandiose about it in my mind except for the fact that we had a very large crew and a lot of extras.”

Opens May 1, 2015


Jason Aaron’s “Scalped” is getting adapted for television. The Vertigo crime noir series set on a Native American reservation will receive a television adaptation courtesy of WGN America and “Banshee” writer Doug Jung. “Scalped” ran from 2007 to 2012 over 60 issues, and was one of the Vertigo imprint’s most critically acclaimed books. Jason Aaron, the series’ creator, went on to do quite a bit of work at Marvel including “Thor: God of Thunder” and his recently-wrapped run on “Wolverine and the X-Men.”


Total Film spoke with Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan and Marc Webb about the announced “Sinister Six” film and what they hope the film will cover.


How It Should Have Ended has posted a “Frozen”-centric short that crosses over quite nicely with another major franchise.

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