Spoiler Reveals How Agent Coulson Returns in ‘Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

Clark Gregg is returning as the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent in this ABC pilot, despite the events that occurred in ‘Marvel's The Avengers’.
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Spoiler Reveals How Agent Coulson Returns in ‘Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spoilers reveal Agent Coulson's resurrection The ABC pilot Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., co-written and directed by Joss Whedon, features the triumphant return of Clark Gregg's Agent Coulson, even though he was killed off in Marvel's The Avengers. Since it has already been confirmed that the potential series does take place after Marvel's The Avengers, many are wondering how Coulson's appearance is even possible.

The latest plot details reveal how this S.H.I.E.L.D. agent comes back from the dead, but be warned, there are heavy spoilers below, so read on at your own risk.

"In the pilot, it's revealed Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), the ultimate super spy, faked Agent Coulson's death on purpose to motivate The Avengers. Some S.H.I.E.L.D. members were in on it (including, possibly, Maria Hill played by Cobie Smulders) but The Avengers were not. Their security clearance wasn't high enough. Coulson was forced to hold his breath as part of the ruse and that's a point of contention among his colleagues. After the fact, Fury moved him to a remote location until things died down, and then he was reinserted into duty at the time of the show."

The following details have not been confirmed by Marvel or ABC at this time. It should be pointed out that Coulson was killed by the spear of Loki (Tom Hiddleston) in Marvel's The Avengers. It seems highly unlikely that the villainous Loki would be in on this ruse, so how exactly could they "fake" Agent Coulson's death? We'll have to wait and see if ABC picks up Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to find out.

Sources:/Film

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  • instead8909 • 2 years ago

    @undeadslayer4 Shield has the technology so if one of them dies, they could use the clone to further their goals.

    Even death can't stopped them.

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    • undeadslayer4 • 2 years ago

      @instead8909 first of all how could he clone himself @vanboy he was stabbed how could he fake his death what a douche

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      • vanboy • 2 years ago

        "It should be pointed out that Coulson was killed by the spear of Loki (Tom Hiddleston) in Marvel's The Avengers. It seems highly unlikely that the villainous Loki would be in on this ruse"

        Gee, that's the same exact thing I said in my comments. I guess Brian Gallagher has fair amount of intelligence as well. This is BULLS**T! Disney trying to make a happy Disney ending for Coulson. Marvel sold out their story credibility. You don't sacrific a great character and then say, "Uh, we really didn't mean it. We have to take that back". Maybe that's why Robert Downey Jr. wants to leave Iron Man. I guess Pepper Potts suiting up should have been a hint. Sorry, but I hope Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. falls flat on its face!

        I agree; the clone route would have been much less of an insult than, "Oh, we faked his death". Sorry, but the scene where Fury was alone with Coulson was never meant to be a fake death. When he made the call over his com that "Coulson is down", Jackson played Fury as being upset. And when Fury was talking to Hill about the cards actually being in the locker, they were both upset. They could have created a new character

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        • Michael-Kolesik • 2 years ago

          Fake.

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          • instead8909 • 2 years ago

            I would prefer the clone route. At least it would explane it a bit better.

            Nick Fury: He died people, this here is his clone.

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            • Teresa-Guewell • 2 years ago

              I had a feeling they left Coulson's "death" kind of open. And even though Loki killed a gang of people, at least that's one off the table I guess :)

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              • Movie-Man-Smith • 2 years ago

                "Coulson was forced to hold his breath as part of the ruse and that's a point of contention among his colleagues"

                That may be one of the stupidest thing I've ever read. I'm glad he's back and T.V. definitley needs this show, just wish his presents did'nt "thumb in the eye" off the movie.

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                • XxNickTheFilmCriticXx • 2 years ago

                  Yeah, the villain pseudo-kills a teammate of The Avengers in order to "motivate" them into having just another reason to thwart his evil plan? Sounds legit.

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                  • QuintsSharkShop • 2 years ago

                    No lets not see where this is going. F*cking lame.

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                    • skywise • 2 years ago

                      @Joshua-Hollaway Knowing Nick Fury he would have used some type of chemical agent to make Couson seem dead...incase he had to sneeze....

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                      • instead8909 • 2 years ago

                        We may not like it but lets see where this is going.

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                        • escapist • 2 years ago

                          Well, we didn't see any burial or body afterwards, so maybe that's why they have a possibility of bringing him back.

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                          • jasonkat • 2 years ago

                            sounds like a stupid idea just to bring him back at all.

                            I had no idea Agent Coulson was that important to the avengers. I thought he was just 1 of those fillers.

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                            • shuabert • 2 years ago

                              @corey Not at all, but when Coulson was stabbed Fury clearly could have seen that as an opportunity to put one over on the team in order to motivate them. We already know he wasn't above lying to make a point (Hill explicitly calls him on the fact that the trading cards were in Coulson's locker, not on his person).

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                              • corey • 2 years ago

                                And Fury setting up his death to push motivation....come on. How do you plan something like that? So....he planned for Loki to escape....then he planned for Coulson to square off against Loki....then planned for Loki to stab him with a spear so that afterwards Fury could touch Coulson with the hands of God, heal him, and bring him to a remote, secret area? There's no way they can come up with a good explanation to how this makes sense at all. If this is really the revival of the main character for this series, I'm thinking this show is gonna be really, really lame.

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                                • corey • 2 years ago

                                  lmfao....so did Fury pay off Loki to stick that spear right through him too? F*cking lame.

                                  But hey, this explains a lot. Coulson's death "moment" was just as bad and terribly acted as Talia's in The Dark Knight Rises. Good thing Coulson was acting, lol.

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                                  • bawnian-dexeus • 2 years ago

                                    To read or not to read

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                                    • Joshua-Hollaway • 2 years ago

                                      Makes sense, if you know Nick Fury's personality, you wouldn't feel it was "stupid"

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                                      • ridgl • 2 years ago

                                        @brady1138 yes, i do think its stupid. I can't suspend my belief that much when I saw him die. to act as though he held his breath at just that moment to fool other agents or what have you is ridiculous. Furthermore, it undercuts the significance of his death just to make some audience members happy.

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                                        • goliath • 2 years ago

                                          What they should have done was not kill him in the first place.

                                          I liked Coulson, sad to see him go, but pretty lame excuse to bring him back.

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