Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 7 is formally underway, which implies the long-running Marvel TV present is coming to an finish quickly. Whereas the present has largely operated in its personal little nook of the universe, it appears we’re in for a crossover earlier than Coulson and the gang pack it in for good. Per government producers Jed Whedon, Jeph Loeb and Jeffrey Bell, season 7 will tie into the bigger Marvel Cinematic Universe.
There isn’t a query that Marvel’s Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D. takes place in the identical universe as the flicks, as Clark Greggy’s Agent Coulson began his run in Iron Man earlier than seemingly assembly his demise in The Avengers. However because the present rolled on, the connections to the flicks lessened and it began to really feel much less related. Nevertheless, in an interview following the season 7 premiere, the trio of producers teased that there might be a extra important connection this yr. This is what they needed to say about it.
Jed Whedon: We’ll stumble upon one thing.
Jeph Loeb: (laughs) Yeah, we’ll stumble upon one thing.
Jeffrey Bell: One thing will certainly occur.
That’s about as imprecise because it will get, however ought to function excellent news for longtime followers. The query is, what is going to they “bump” into? Sadly, with out extra to work with, something at this level can be wild and largely baseless hypothesis. Within the early seasons, the connections to the MCU had been extra outstanding. Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury made a memorable cameo on an episode, and Jaimie Alexander appeared as Woman Sif in two episodes, reprising her function from the Thor motion pictures. Plus, the occasions of Captain America: The Winter Soldier had been closely felt within the collection.
However past the primary two seasons, Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D. actually began carving its personal path. Although as the primary live-action Marvel present within the MCU period it has earned its place within the franchise. Fortunately, it appears the present will finish with a bang. Jeffrey Bell, who additionally serves as co-showrunner, had this so as to add.
“I wish to say that as a result of this was our final season and since there was an underlying nostalgia, we actually went for it with tales. I imply, we took probabilities. There’s loads of enjoyable issues that we’d’ve by no means tried earlier within the present and I am actually curious to see how followers reply to a few of these bolder selections.”
The way forward for Marvel TV will largely reside on the Disney+ streaming service. Exhibits similar to The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, WandaVision and Loki will join extra straight with the flicks, with Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige closely concerned. Brokers of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns with a brand new episode Wednesday, June three on ABC. This information involves us by way of Deadline.