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Mar 28, 2018

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Lauren and Consultant Michelle discuss the Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. season five 14th episode ”The Devil Complex.” The reporters also run down the Marvel news roundup and discuss listener feedback.


Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. “The Devil Complex”
Marvel News Roundup
Listener Feedback

The Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director SP, Agent Lauren and Consultant Michelle discuss the Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. season five 14th episode “The Devil Complex.” They also run down the Marvel news roundup and discuss listener feedback. The Agents need therapy again this week as they were blindsided by Fitz’ dramatic mental illness and his graphic violation of Daisy. They also wonder what is in Fitz’ future, speculate on Deke’s day at the zoo, if Yo-Yo’s robo-arms will have super speed, and talk Con


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ABC aired the Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. season five episode fourteen “The Devil Comlex” on Friday March 23rd, 2018 to a live rating of 2.03, down from 2.14 last week with “Principia.”

Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 5 ShowRunners:  Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, and Jeffrey Bell

Jed Whedon (“Spartacus War Of The Damned,” Spartacus Gods Of The Arena”)
Maurissa Tancharoen (“Spartacus War Of The Damned,” Spartacus Gods Of The Arena,” “Dancelife”)
Jeffrey Bell (“Angel” and “Alias”)

Directed By: Nina Lopez-Corrado
3rd Directing Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Previous Discussion:
Episode #160: Agents of SHIELD 4x12 "Hot Potato Soup" (Director)
Episode #227: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 5x08 "The Last Day" (Director)
13 Director Credits since 2012 including…
            1 x The Mentalist
            1 x Frequency
            1 x The Librarians
            1 x The Flash
            1 x Runaways
            1 x Once Upon a Time
            5 x Supernatural
3 x Agents of Shield
Hot Potato Soup (2017)
The Last Day (2018)
The Devil Complex (2018)

Written By: Matt Owens
5th Discussion Appearance on Legends Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Previous Discussions Included:
Episode #148: Agents Of SHIELD 4x04 "Let Me Stand Next To Your Fire" (Writer)
Episode #155 Luke Cage 1x03 "Who's Gonna Take the Weight?" (Writer)
Episode #162: Agents of SHIELD 4x14 "The Man Behind the Shield" (Writer)
Episode #226: Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. 5x07 "Together or Not at All" (Writer)
3 credits since 2001
1 x Luke Cage (Who’s Going To Take The Weight?)
4 x Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Ghost Rider: Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire (2016)
The Man Behind The Shield (2017)
Together or Not At All (2018)
The Devil Complex (2018)
Plus Dozens more Story Editor or Executive Story Editor

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. “The Devil Complex”

NEWS [40:47]


'Black Panther' Becomes Highest Grossing Superhero Film of All Time in US
Black Panther reached $630 million in earnings on Saturday, flying past the $623.4 million earned by Marvel’s The Avengers in 2012 to become the highest grossing superhero movie ever domestically. Worldwide, Black Panther has earned over $1.2 billion so far. By the end of the weekend, it is expected to surpass Iron Man 3, which earned $1.214 billion, to become the third highest grossing comic book adaptation of all time globally, behind only The Avengers, which earned $1.5 billion,, and its sequel Avengers: Age of Ultron, which earned $1.4 billion. Having been made with just a $200 million production budget, the film stands to be one of Marvel’s most profitable ever.

There’s An Online Harassment Campaign Underway Against People Advocating For Diversity In Comics
An online harassment campaign and culture war called #Comicsgate is underway against people pushing to diversify the comic book industry, with trolls and their influential enablers targeting those calling for increased representation for women, different races, and the LGBT community.


New Cloak and Dagger trailer


Take A Journey Down The Road To AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR With This Awesome Fan-Made MCU Supercut
Got 20 minutes to spare? Then you're going to want to check out this very impressive fan-made supercut, which takes us from the humble beginnings of the Marvel Cinematic Universe right up to Infinity War. "Journey to Infinity War" takes us all the way back to Iron Man 1, and appears to include footage from every single Marvel Studios movie released in the buildup to The Russo Brothers' upcoming superhero epic.

Infinity War: Marvel Releases Scene Where Thor Meets the GOTG
During the Kids’ Choice Awards on Nickelodeon, Marvel Studios unveiled a clip from Avengers: Infinity War showcasing the first meeting between the God of Thunder and the Guardians of the Galaxy. The scene begins with Thor crashing into the Guardians ship and Rocket yelling for them to get him off of the windshield. “Get it off,” he demands, before the gang ultimately pulls the injured man inside. The scene ends with Mantis waking Thor up and him asking who they are as we’ve previously seen.


Noah Hawley’s Dr. Doom movie draws inspiration from The Winter Soldier
“What’s interesting to me about Doom’s character is he’s the king of an Eastern European country and is there a version of this that is more of a political thriller that mixes genre?” Hawley said. “It’s something that [Captain America: The] Winter Soldier did really well, which was kind of make a Cold War thriller movie out of a superhero movie. This is different than that, but it does have this idea of, and I don’t want to say too much about it, but it is a mixture of genres.”
Hawley did make sure to note that his Doctor Doom film is not meant to be viewed as a rebooting of the Fantastic Four franchise, but rather to build a film around a character who’s not been done justice in previous entries.


FEEDBACK [53:35]

Consultant BlackAdam‏ @Starsaber_222
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Consultant BlackAdam Retweeted Klaudia Amenábar #SWRepMatters
@LegendsofSHIELD You know, I kind of want to see this now.
Consultant BlackAdam added,
Klaudia Amenábar #SWRepMatters @kaludiasays
honestly the prediction posts for #infinitywar are better than the movie is gonna be
Chicky @BobaMereel
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The shrimp dimension is dangerous— you could get krilled!
2:45 AM - 24 Mar 2018
Misterprickly‏ @Misterprickly
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Funny fact : Dr Who is both a marvel and a DC character.
8:33 PM - 23 Mar 2018

OUTRO [56:14]

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