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Nov 02 2013

‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ plans crossover with ‘Thor: The Dark World’

"Marvel's Thor: The Dark World"

Marvel’s official episode description for  upcoming episode “The Well” confirms that TV’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will reflect the events of the blockbuster Thor: The Dark World. Already out in Australia and around the world, the episode will air in the US on November 19 to tie in with the November 8 there.

Another little factoid thrown in at the end of the press release is that Jonathan Frakes will be directing the episode. Best known for playing Will Riker on Star Trek: The Next Generation and several spin-offs, he also directed a number of Star Trek episodes, Star Trek: First Contact as well as Star Trek: Insurrection. He has continued to direct TV shows and features, most recently for Burn Notice and Falling Skies.

“The Well” – In the aftermath of the events chronicled in the feature film Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World,” Coulson and the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pick up the pieces–one of which threatens to destroy a member of the team, on Tuesday, November 19 (8:00-9:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Chloe Bennet as Skye, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz and Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons.

Guest starring Peter MacNicol as Professor Elliot Randolph, Michael Graziadei as Jakob Nystrom, Erin Way as Petra Larsen, Toby Wilson as Neils, Alex Neustaedter as Maynard and Sylvia Brindis as Elena.

“The Well” was written by Monica Owusu-Breen and directed by Jonathan Frakes.

The episode will air in Australia on 20 November 2013 at 8:30 pm AEST on Channel 7. Thor: The Dark World is currently in cinemas around the country. Our full review can be found here.

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