Blair Underwood

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2 Adds Blair Underwood

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2 Adds Blair Underwood

Blair Underwood has signed on for a recurring role in Season 2 of ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The actor will portray Dr. Andrew Garner, the estranged ex-husband of Agent Melinda May (Ming-Na Wen). The character will make his debut in a March episode, with filming slated to begin this week.

This will be the actor's first role inside the Marvel Universe, although it isn't known exactly how many episodes he will appear in during the back half of Season 2, or if there is the potential for him to become a series regular if Season 3 should be ordered. Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. aired its midseason finale, "What They Become" on Tuesday, with the show going on an extended hiatus before returning on Tuesday, March 3 at 9 PM ET on ABC. Taking its place will be the eight-episode series Marvel's Agent Carter, which debuts with a two-hour premiere on Tuesday, January 6 at 8 PM ET on ABC.

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Blair Underwood and Zeljko Ivanek Talk ‘The Event’

The actors who portray President Elias Martinez and Blake Sterling talk about what viewers can expect from the second half of Season 1

The Event returns with brand new episodes on Monday, March 7th star with a two hour episode at 8 PM ET on NBC. The show returns to its normal time slot on Monday, March 14 at 9 PM ET on NBC. Two of the show's stars, Blair Underwood and Zeljko Ivanek, who play President Elias Martinez and Blake Sterling on the drama program, recently held a conference call to discuss the second half of this gripping first season. Here's what they had to say.

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Blair Underwood and Jason Ritter Talk ‘The Event’

The Event is an emotional high-octane conspiracy thriller that follows Sean Walker (Jason Ritter), an Everyman who investigates the mysterious disappearance of his fiancée, Leila (Sarah Roemer), and unwittingly begins to expose the biggest cover-up in U.S. history. Sean's quest will send ripples through the lives of an eclectic band of strangers, including newly elected U.S. President Martinez (Blair Underwood); Sophia (Laura Innes), who is the leader of a mysterious group of detainees; and Sean's shadowy father-in-law (Scott Patterson). Their futures are on a collision course in a global conspiracy that could ultimately change the fate of mankind.

You're going to tell us all what exactly The Event is, right?

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