This Friday, longtime Surprise former Clark Gregg can be stepping within the aid of the digital camera for a jam-packed and pivotal hour of Surprise’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. that brings S.H.I.E.L.D.’s time out to ascertain to a head.
“I were so fearful,” Gregg tells EW of directing the episode. “That they had discussed a few instances asking if I had to design one, however I changed into once too daunted by means of your overall prospect. I wished something type of nuts and relaxing, and I guess they forgot the type of section on tale of there are two loopy fights, and a few in reality colossal moments between characters that we’ve all been with for almost 100 episodes.”
This season, S.H.I.E.L.D. traveled kind of 70 years sooner or later, the place they have got gotten struggled to acclimate to this contemporary fact, wherein Daisy (Chloe Bennet) apparently destroyed the sector, and what’s left of humanity has been enslaved by means of the Kree on a close-by internet web page referred to as the Lighthouse.
Their arrival changed into once principally a foreseen prophecy, which has triggered extra damage than suitable. As an example, Simmons (Elizabeth Henstridge) has been enslaved by means of the catch web page’s Kree leader Kasius (Dominic Rains), Daisy will also be his prisoner, whom he plans to advertise to the preferably apt bidder. May even (Ming-Na Wen), for the time being, changed into once in recent times captured by means of Kree murderer Sinara (Florence Faivre), whilst Coulson (Gregg) has attempted to retain the the recreational of the team’s lifestyles incognito at the decrease ranges. However that may all trade now that Fitz (Iain de Caestecker) has arrived, posing as a bidder who must rob the Destroyer of Worlds and has referred to as for a struggle to the demise.
“It’s a bloody episode, with a number of folks announcing good-bye,” Gregg teases. “I be told it and I changed into once squealing. ‘This is going to be relaxing!’ and it changed into once.”
Then again the hour additionally gifts what Gregg calls an authentic memoir for Coy Stewart’s Flint, who’s totally an Inhuman character from the comics who has the aptitude to cross rocks. “During this episode, he’ll get his powers,” Gregg finds. “That’s going to be fantastic.”
Combine these kind of moments and audience are in for a non-cease hour that may each and every please and terrify prolonged-time fans. “‘Please don’t mess this up,’ changed into once in my head larger than once,” Gregg jokes. “The display camouflage has been firing on all cylinders, so I changed into once merely hoping to stick as so much because the fantastic stuff that [writer] Brent Fletcher had served up at the web page with the reunion of Fitz and Simmons most certainly, and this fantastic struggle.”
“I additionally seemed forward to quietly — even if I changed into once apprehensive about it — getting to play with the actors whose paintings I rep to gaze, who I love and feature labored with,” Gregg continues. “It’s a puny of a consider bid, on tale of normally I’m their fellow actor, as a way to let me arrive in and assert, ‘Let’s save this’ and rep into that collaboration, I changed into once fearful about it, but it surely ended up being in reality explicit. There’s a special approach that we rep to collaborate, almost like as doubles partners, who’re each and every tennis avid avid gamers, as in opposition to a trainer and a tennis participant. That ended up being in reality exciting. I felt like our shorthand allowed us to go looking out some subtext in one of the most a very powerful moments that changed into once relaxing and exciting.”
Surprise’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs Fridays at nine p.m. ET on ABC.