'Agents of SHIELD': Joss Whedon gives Clark Gregg's Agent Coulson another shot

Several movie blockbusters of recent years, hailing from a long-iconic comic brand, surely haven't hurt in preselling one of the new season's most anticipated series."Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" bursts into action Tuesday, Sept. 24, on ABC with a combination of intrigue and special effects likely to satisfy anyone thinking even in passing about getting on board. Executive producers including Joss Whedon ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Firefly") and his brother Jed make the intrigue immediate by including Agent Phil Coulson, since Clark Gregg reprises the character who supposedly met his doom on theater screens last year in "Marvel's The Avengers.""It's been kind of crazy," Gregg reflects with Zap2it on the ride he's had through the films "Iron Man," "Iron Man 2" and "Thor." "I've gotta say, as a 51-year-old character actor who's friends with a lot of other character actors, it's kind of unparalleled. You get a certain number of shots, and you try to hit...



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