5 Things You Didn’t Know About Melissa McCarthy

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Melissa McCarthy is best known for her comedic performances in films like Bridesmaids and The Heat, as well as her less critically praised performance in her most recent film, Tammy. How well do you know one of the funniest women in Hollywood? The following are 5 things you probably didn’t know about Melissa McCarthy.

She dabbles in fashion design

McCarthy doesn’t just bring the funny—she can bring the fashion, too! She has designed several dresses and even wore a dress of her own design to the Emmy Awards the year she won for her work on the comedy series Mike and Molly.

She used to be a cheerleader

McCarthy was a cheerleader in high school; in fact, the actress was the head cheerleader on her high school’s team! However, she decided to quit the cheer squad after she began wearing goth clothes and living what she describes as a “goth lifestyle.” While she says that she still loved cheerleader, she didn’t know how to balance out her newfound interests with what was expected of her as a cheerleader.

She is well known for only taking short acting breaks after her pregnancies

McCarthy has two daughters: Vivian and Georgette. The actress only took a short break after giving birth to both children before returning to acting. In 2007, she gave birth to Vivian and returned to work 3 months later to work on Samantha Who. In 2010, she gave birth to Georgette and returned to work on Mike and Molly 4 months later.

She’s related to Jenny McCarthy

Melissa McCarthy doesn’t just share a last name with the famous Jenny McCarthy: they’re related! Melissa and Jenny are actually first cousins. She is the cousin of actresses Amy McCarthy, Lynette McCarthy and Joanne McCarthy.

She’s a “country girl”

McCarthy considers herself a country girl at heart; in fact, she grew up on a farm! She credits this upbringing with her love of animals and physical activity. Among the actresses many early “farm” adventures was an incident where she trapped inside a farm silo and needed assistance to get out.

She might star in the Ghostbusters reboot

McCarthy is currently being courted to star as one of the leads in the upcoming all-female Ghostbusters film. However, insider reports indicate that conflicts between the film’s production and the actress’ current TV and film schedule may present a problem with her being cast.


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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

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Dwayne Johnson, who is much better known by his professional wrestling name “The Rock,” has been one of the most surprising additions to the film industry in modern memory. Dwayne Johnson made a name for himself on the professional wrestling circuit, but eventually made his way into numerous film (and even a few) television appearances that have cemented his role in pop culture far beyond that of simply “just a wrestler.” The following are 5 interesting things you may not have known about Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.

His grandfather was a professional wrestler

When Johnson was first introduced into the professional wrestling circuit, one of his main hypes was the fact that he was a third generational wrestler. There are actually many members of Johnson’s families who have become professional wrestlers, including his grandfather, several uncles, and even cousins. Johnson’s grandfather was known as “High Chief” Peter Maivia. His maternal grandmother (Peter’s wife) was not a wrestler, but she was a professional wrestling promoter who actually took charge of the POlynesian Pacific Pro Wrestling circuit after Peter died.

He is a Canadian citizen

Johnson is actually a Canadian citizen, but he was not always a citizen of the northern country. He only became an official citiizen in 2009, when certain changes were made to the laws regarding Canada’s citizenship laws. This law allowed Johnson to become a citizen due to the fact that his father was born in Canada. Johnson is also an American citizen.

He has an interesting college degree

Johnson graduated from college on a full football scholarship. He earned a degree in crimonology and physiology.

The Rock wasn’t his first “wrestling character”

It’s commmon for wrestlers to go through several characters before finding the character who hits it just right with fans and the industry. His first wrestling character was named Flex Kavana. However, the name was not very successful and he ended up debuting in the WWF as Rocky maivia. Gradually, he earned the nickname The Rock, and his wrestler alter ego was gradually renamed The Rock.

He returned to the WWF part time

Officially, Johnson retired “The Rock” from the WWF and WWE n 2004, after winning multiple championships and belts. He largely pursued a career in the Hollywood industry after his retirement, but in 2011 through 2013 he returned to the WWE  on a part-time basis.


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3 Reasons Why The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies Doesn’t Work

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The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies may be doing very well financially, but the film—the last in Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy—is getting blasted by critics and audiences alike. The film’s rating is the lowest of any of the Hobbit trilogy movies on Rotten Tomatoes, and even the most diehard Jackson fans weren’t satisfied with the ultimate quality of the film. But why doesn’t The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies work? Let’s look at 3 reasons why the film ended up being subpar.

Smaug is barely in the film

The second film’s finale with Smaug was a fun and dangerous pay-off after nearly two films of build-up about the terrible and terrifying dragon. The second film ended with Smaug on a rampage, with Laketown in peril .The third film treats Smaug like a blip on the radar—his destruction of the town is shown in the aftermath, he has hardly any lines, and he is dispatched within the first 20 minutes of the movie. This is a huge letdown which not only deprived the film of an interesting character, but created a sloppy, disjointed pacing.

The female characters are written poorly

Jackson’s decision to introduce Tauriel and Galadriel into the story is an admirable one—the films can always use more interesting female characters. The trouble is that both Galadriel and Tauriel are written poorly in Battle of the Five Armies. Both characters screen time is almost exclusively spent thinking, worrying or crying about men they care for with no other motivation to make them full-fledged characters. Tauriel begins to fight poorly because she’s focused on Kili, and has to be rescued not once, but twice because of her distraction; Galadriel stops participating in the battle so she can cry over Gandalf.

Too much CGI

CGI has been a plague on every single Hobbit film, and the final film in the trilogy is no exception. The Lord of the Rings films deftly combined makeup, camera angles and thousands of extras with a bit of CGI to create a realistic, beautifully crafted world. The Hobbit does almost every single thing on green screen, and it shows. The CGI in the film is so obvious and at times, so poorly done that it is absolutely distracting. At times, the film feels more like “Battle of the Five Armies: The Video Game” than a motion picture with millions of dollars in the budget box.


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The Differences BetweenThe Comic and Television Version of The Walking Dead’s Carol Peletier

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Carol Peletier is one of the fictional characters from The Walking Dead comic book series. In the American TV series of the same title, she is played by Melisa McBride.

The comic series portrays Carol as a much younger girl that exhibits a naive, self-centered and neurotic behavior. She grows progressively more unstable to the point of self-destruction in the comics. The TV show portrays her differently. She’s shown to be a pragmatic, compassionate and stern person who has been increasingly developing inner strength. Carol is depicted to be much more emotionally stable and capable than her character in the comics. The abuse she experienced by her husband was also openly shown in the TV show.

She’s the only female survivor from the first Atlanta group and among the last original survivors in general as of the end of the show’s 4th season. Carol is the longest-living female character of the series as of season 5.

Comic Book Series

In the comic book, Carol is depicted as a housewife who occasionally helps in paying the family’s bills by trading kitchen appliances on the web. Her marriage is rather unsatisfactory and it’s hinted that she just married and continued staying with her husband due to her need for comfort and attention. During the outbreak’s early stages, her husband lost his parents to walkers, resulting in him committing suicide and leaving her and Sophia, their daughter, to provide for themselves.

She was in the process of relocating to Atlanta when they met and eventually joined Shane’s group of survivors on the city’s suburbs. Carol helped the other mothers in their duties like looking after the kids and washing clothes while in the camp. She and Lori became best friends and often talked about the current events around them. Lori often vented her frustrations to Carol.

After leaving their original campground, they met Tyreese, a man Carol grew to like. The two eventually became romantically fond of each other. Tension started between them at the arrival of Michonne, who she noticed has the same personality and physical traits as her. She later witnessed Michonne and Tyreese performing oral sex in the prison gym. This led her to compete for his love, but eventually, she decided to end the relationship and avoid further altercations.

The break-up clearly affected her mental health. She spent her nights crying, which ultimately led to a suicide attempt. Carol soon became desperate for company and wanted to have a polyamorous relationship with Lori and Rick, only to be rejected. As time passed by, her behavior bothered and irritated Rick and Lori, which she also noticed.

As she planned to commit suicide again, she made sure Lori promised to look after Sophia. She then initiated sex with Billy, Hershel’s youngest son. She willingly allowed a zombie to rip at her jugular and refused to get anyone’s help, stating that they should allow her to die in peace. During her reanimation, she was killed by a compassionate Andrea before she can bite a distraught Tyreese.

Her death greatly affected the group for several days, resulting in the ultimate attack on the prison. Sophia was left in a catatonic condition as the news reached her and has tried to repress Carol’s memories by pretending that Glenn and Maggie were her birth parents. The latter was relieved when Sophia started to talk openly about the previous existence of Carol.


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Vital Facts to Know About Daryl of ‘The Walking Dead’

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If you are a fan of the horror drama TV series “The Walking Dead”, perhaps Daryl Dixon is one of your most favorite characters in the show. He is the main character as well as the survivor of the outbreak in “The Walking Dead” and is the younger brother to Merle. This famous protagonist is also an expert at tracking, navigating and hunting. Because of his invaluable survival skills, Daryl is being greatly valued by Rick Grimes as the group’s very important member. After the deaths of Sophia and Ed Peletier, Daryl also established a close bond with his fellow survivor, Carol Peletier.

Understanding Daryl’s Characteristics and Personality

Daryl’s character was first introduced as the Southern expert tracker in season one of the TV series. He is usually impulsive but still more rational and levelheaded as compared to his older brother. However, despite his volatility and temper, he is often tolerated by the group because of his unique skills and abilities, especially when it comes to hunting animals and killing zombies, which are dubbed as “walkers.”

Daryl constantly lives in his brother’s shadow and despite being usually distant, he revealed his selfless and caring side on various occasions. He even went alone and put his life at risk trying to find Sophia. However, he instantly took initiative to just go back and look for Andrea when she also got separated from the group. Daryl was also defined as a bad boy with a soft heart.

His Valuable Skills

A skilled tracker and an experienced hunter, Daryl is very accurate when using his Horton Scout HD 125. He is also very skilled when it comes to different knives and firearms. Daryl also taken a very prominent role in protecting his group’s members.

Daryl Dixon was able to earn Rick’s trust in the end of season two of the show and in “The Walking Dead” season 3, Daryl has replaced Shane as the right-hand man of Rick. By the end of the season three, Daryl is highly respected and well liked by the whole group.

Due to his impressive skills and unique abilities, Daryl is considered as the best fighter and even the ace in the group. Although he is actually not the most well-adjusted person, he still has the ability to perform anything he needs to do. Because of his abusive past, Daryl has difficulty in letting people touching him or getting close to him.

Delving Deeper into his Attributes

Daryl Dixon is one of the characters in “The Walking Dead” who has changed almost the entire cast, which is highlighted in the “Home” episode of the series. In this episode, his new personalities clashed with the outdated perception of Merle of his brother. At first, Daryl was a mildly racist and belligerent redneck who just looked out for his brother and himself, while Merle dominated him by mild mental bullying. In the episode, Daryl chooses the group of Rick over his brother. Now, he is a more compassionate, stronger and braver man who can see his flaws.


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3 Things ‘Gotham’ Needs to Watch Out For

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Fox’s Gotham is promising to be one of the most unique, and potentially one of the best, comic book TV show adaptations in recent years. The show has gotten plenty right so far—from the nods to villains, to the atmosphere, and even choosing some great actors who know how to work with the material. But that doesn’t mean the show is perfect, and there are some pitfalls that Gotham needs to watch out for, unless it wants to end up in the same leagues as failed comic book adaptations that have come and gone before it. Let’s look at three things the show needs to avoid in order to stay at the top of its classy.

Too cheesy dialogue
It’s very easy for comic book adaptations to veer on the side of cheesy—the very nature of comic books makes them prone to over dramatic or over the top dialogue, especially in a franchise like Batman which has naturally gimmicky villains. It could be very easy for Gotham to veer into the cheesy side, especially if there are a few too many winks to Batman villains and other Batman media. Jokes and lighthearted nods are perfectly fine—and even welcome, especially in an age when comic book adaptations are often too dark and gritty—but they should be carefully written and not too abundant.

Focusing too much on Bruce
Gotham should be a prequel about—well, Gotham, and not just about Bruce Wayne. Although no franchise has actually covered his early childhood at great length, the show will do much better to tackle the history of Gotham as it descends instead of focusing solely on the young Bruce Wayne. Having James Gordon is the protagonist of the series was a stroke of genius, because it allows the show to explore different avenues of the early Gotham.

Being too literal with the canon
Gotham is, naturally, inspired by the many different adaptations of Batman. But that doesn’t mean it needs to be a carbon copy and, in order for the show to succeed, it shouldn’t be afraid to branch out on its own and make its own twists on the Batman canon. Villains don’t have to be exactly the same as they are in the comics, or the animated series, or any of the live action films—and likewise, the fates of the characters should be fluid, too.


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How Batman Got Dark- II

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I suppose the idea is a bit redundant. How Batman got dark is simple. He always was dark but it was a circuitous route back and forth between various extremes. Batman began dark, was always intended to be menacing and brooding in a bleak, dim world; but sagging comic sales forced the folks at DC to reinvent the character many times to boost the profit margins of his comic book line.

When the live action Batman series starring Burt Ward and Adam West hit TV screens in 1966, all of that dark, brooding nonsense was tossed out the window, even in the corresponding comics line at the time.

Why did they do this in the comics?

Because the TV show was a massive, massive hit. It blew the roof off of the ratings for the ABC network and the comic brand was quick to follow the campy nature of the show. Good for them. I love the show for what it is and that’s a good time; it elevated camp to epic proportions and although modern fans of Batman will cringe at the antics of the Caped Crusader (shark repellant, anyone?), it kept the comics alive and kicking, at least until the show was cancelled two years later.

Batman ’66 had three seasons, an abnormally high 120 episodes for that amount of time on the air, and a live action full-fledged film out of the deal. The ’66 film is currently the only thing available of this series on DVD or BD at the time of this writing but there are (finally!) plans to release this wonderful series on home media sometime in 2014.

It’s about goddamn time.

I had heard they were, in part, hesitant to release it because the crazy camp might interfere with the dark, bleak, serious real world nature of Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. It seems these rumors are unfounded as most reports indicate they had serious rights issue to clear up involving cameos from many actors and many of the gadgets and vehicles like the Batmobile before they could have a DVD.

I get the idea that they wouldn’t want to screw around with the image Nolan portrayed in his films, though. It’s a strange competition between the two. Batman’s suppose to be dark! You can’t have some silly nonsense with guys running around in tights and whacky villains like they did on the series AND have Christian Bale all moody an despondent over the death of his parents and the sad state of affairs in Gotham at the same time.

The light and dark cancels each other out too much.

There is a thing called public perception that many studios/rights holders concern themselves with. They are worried about what people might think of their properties so mixing two very different interpretations is dicey endeavor at best. I don’t blame them for holding things up until the public had somewhat forgotten about Nolan’s Dark Knight and perhaps now wants a lighter take on the character. The question going forward is what they will do for Ben Affleck’s Batman and the new Justice League film.

Will the release of the TV series have any impact or can we all be friends now? I like both versions but there are many that like their Batman only one way: dark, dark, dark.

So anyway, back to his journey to the Dark Side. During the 1970s, the character returned to his grimmer roots in an attempt to get back to the original version of Kane’s creation.

Batman is a mess up dude, depressed over the murder of his parents and hell bent on punishing criminals and brining them to justice by any means possible.

But this return to form needed more than a twist in the comics’ direction. Sales dropped again and hit an all time low in ’85. Enter Frank Miller and things solidified forever for poor, beleaguered Bats.


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How Batman Got Dark- I

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Batman has become the biggest name in comic book lore. He’s known as the Dark Knight, brooding and moody like a disenfranchised teenage Goth. Bruce Wayne and his alter ego Batman have graced the cover of thousands of comic books, novels, animated TV shows, a live action TV show, and tons of movies. Some of them were great, some were not so great. With the recent mammoth success of Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy, I thought I would take a look back at the Caped Crusader’s history and shed some light (no pun intended) on his nature and just when he got so damn serious.

Back when the character came into being in 1939, creator Bob Kane envisioned Batman to be a loose combination of Zorro with a touch of Sherlock Holmes. Batman was a detective but also a crime fighter, a vigilante who uses his brain and plenty of gadgets to get the job done. Soon, Kane introduced the now iconic utility belt, including the batarang and then a bat vehicle, the Batplane.

After a year or so into the run, Kane introduced Robin, whom was suggested because Batman needed a “Watson”, a partner to speak with and have adventures with.

During this time, after Robin came onto the scene, Batman began to soften a bit. When he first began his career, he showed no remorse in killing or even maiming criminals. Yeah, Batman was hardcore. He was a badass, beating criminals to a pulp, so I guess he started Dark, got softer because this sissy-assed Robin partnered up with him and they became kind of the Ambiguously Gay Duo in some circles.

So blame Robin for it, if anything.

It was soon after WWII that Batman got even brighter, becoming more of a father figure and do-gooder rather than a dark, brooding figure that punishes criminals for their transgressions. His world was no longer bleak and depressing but full of hope, a little more like Superman in that regard, and perhaps they were attempted to build a world of the two combined; comics can’t help but be influenced by what the others is doing.

In fact, the two superheroes team up in the early 50s. This was the first attempt to pick up the dragging sales in comics and did have some limited success but comics in general were in trouble. Batman got plagued with criticisms that his comics promoted violence and criminalities. The rumors that he and Robin were gay lovers persisted so what did they do? They introduced girls of course into the mix to offset the idea they didn’t like women. Pffft. Gimme a break, will ya?

Can’t two guys live together in a dark cave with only themselves and a butler, working out in the gym and riding a- okay, enough, I get why this happened.

But it was shortly after this where the duo got into some serious camp. It got light hearted with the introduction of Batgirl and Batwoman but didn’t fall off the deep end until the 1960s.

By 1964, sales were in the tank and they considered killing off the character completely! Say what? Get rid of Batman? Crazy talk. But they considered it as some final promotional ploy to drop him like a bad habit and move on with the world. Bastards. Dirty, dirty bastards. They were dead wrong, it turns out, but I can’t blame them for thinking all doom and gloom at a time when comics were dying.

They overhauled Batman and the character became more grounded again, more like the prime detective from his early days, and they jettisoned many characters and story arcs involving time travel and space aliens. Yep, those things were in Batman comics. They decided to clean the plate and get back to their roots.

Then the live action TV show hit in 1966 and everything changed.


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The Punisher Bio

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The Punisher is one of those comic book characters that jumps out off the page and demands attention.  Also known as Frank Castle, the Punisher is an incredibly nasty antihero that does whatever it takes, including torture, extortion and violence and even murder, to get criminals to do what he wants.  He is like Batman on crack, two men with the same directive, fight crime, but two severely different methods.  Whereas Batman will not mill anyone, even someone that deserves that, Punisher has no qualms at all about doing what he needs to get the job done.

punisherHis origins are the stuff of nightmares.  For any parent, the idea of losing both your child and spouse is the worst thing imaginable.  For Frank Castle’s Punisher, both his two children and wife were murdered by the organized crime syndicates operating in New York City, happening in Central Park during a shootout.  He becomes the Punisher and goes nuts, waging his war against crime in an all out slugfest, using whatever weapon he can use, including guerilla warfare, guns, knives, whatever it takes to punish the guilty.  The people responsible for his family’s death are the first killed by him.

His crawl into mainstream comics was a development due to the slew of antiheroes from various crime films that came about during the early 1970’s, such as Dirty Harry and Popeye Doyle.  The Punisher was an outgrowth of that change in the squeaky clean version of the regular hero that most fans were accustomed to.  The Punisher is not very likable character and this is perhaps why he is not considered a top tier character for Marvel but that is missing the point.  His emergence was important to make all of us think differently towards what constitutes a hero.

His depiction is usually that of a man who is obsessed with personal vengeance and violence against those he considers worthy of punishment; i.e., the wicked and the criminal element that normally preys on the weak and innocent.  The Punisher is the protector of the innocent and uses whatever means necessary to make them pay.  He sees the world in very simple, black and white terms.  It’s either right or wrong and that’s just the way it is.

He believes in finishing things with complete finality, one way or another.  Usually, it’s his way that overcomes his enemies and it does not matter how it happens, as long as it happens.  He is not a stable individual by any means, often running into serious conflict with other superheroes.  He has no super human powers and must use his rage and skills to win and perhaps Castle uses that as a way to justify his sometimes extreme actions against criminals.  No matter what, the Punisher does what he must.  He hits hard and doesn’t think twice.  He is a straightforward killing machine.

Former US Marine, Castle has gained serious skills over the years.  And not just with the Marines but also tons of cross training with both the US Army and US Navy, plus some action with an Australian special forces unit during the Vietnam War.  So believe it when I say this guy knows how to fight, hand to hand, with any kind of weapon you can imagine.  He can also disguise himself in order to infiltrate criminal organizations, observe their activities undetected and more or less cause major havoc.

When the Punisher enters stealth mode, look out, because it’s lights out time for the bad guys.  This is the most heavily trained and skilled Special Forces operative you can imagine, with strength, ferocity and the ability to shrug off the worse injuries imaginable.  Other superheroes have commented high incredibly high his pain tolerance is, in fact.  He never takes pain killers because he is tough enough to withstand the pain but also because he feels the side effects of drowsiness are not worth it.


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Agents of SHIELD

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With the advent of Marvel Comic movies such as Spiderman, The Avengers and Captain America, adult viewers all over the world fell in love with their favorite super heroes from childhood all over again. New fans were made and now every age group can fully appreciate their favorites together. Fans can watch as the Agents of SHIELD risk their lives in death-defying missions to rescue people and save the world without having to go out to a theater to do it.

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ABC seems to want to keep the tradition of family fun going with its new series “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” The show takes a different approach to childhood heroes. Rather than following well-known and already seen heroes, this show introduces new heroes and villains as well as the old ones.

SHIELD offers a look at Agent Phil Coulson, played by Clark Gregg, after he survived the attack against him by Loki, played by Tom Hiddleston. In the Avengers movie, the character of Phil Coulson seemed to die, an event that Nick Fury, played by Samuel L Jackson, used to unite the team. The team mourned the loss of their fallen comrade and went on to defeat Loki and his alien invasion.

In the show, Coulson explains how he did die but he was resuscitated after eight seconds. Due to his injuries, he was given leave to heal in Tahiti and given a plane to operate using his new team. He even got a red convertible he named Lola. Now, since he has healed, he is using his second chance to chase down super heroes and keep the world safe from super villains.

Coulson’s team is comprised of Agent Melinda May, played by Ming-Na Wen, who is a pilot and a master in martial arts. Before joining the SHIELD team, she did mostly desk work but her name is legendary in her field for the missions she completed before moving to a desk. She and Coulson have had a few areas of friction since she joined the team because she doesn’t want to do field work but she has been forced into that position. The position of field agent and tough guy is supposed to belong to Grant Ward, played by Brett Dalton, but every once in a while he needs back up so May has to step up. Ward is trained to go into battle at a moments notice. He has been trained in espionage and various forms of combat which are skills he uses to carry out his duties loyally for SHIELD.

It wouldn’t be super hero action without the brains behind the brawn for the super cool gadgets and technology. SHIELD employees the talents of Leo Fitz, played Ian De Caestecker. Fitz is one half of a team that does research on super powers, cures infections caused by alien invasions and comes up with all the latest, coolest tech. Along with his research partner, Jemma Simmons, played by  Elizabeth Henstridge, the two are getting into the action and out of the lab more and more. As a team, they are constantly bickering and bantering back and forth. Jemma has made it very clear, however, that she is excited about the opportunity she has been given in working with SHIELD.

Finally, the wild card on the team is Skye, a mysterious hacktivist with a past and something to hide. She introduces herself to SHIELD when she hacks its system twice. The part of Skye is played by Chloe Bennet. Skye is caught trying to undermine SHIELD and when caught, is asked to work with SHIELD. She comes in handy in missions on the computer hacking needed to gain access to confidential information or to gain access to a super villain’s computer system. Because of her secretive ways, some of the other members don’t trust her but they stand by Coulson’s decision to train and trust her.

When it is discovered that Skye has a boyfriend that is a high security risk and that she warned him so that he didn’t get caught, they don’t know whether to trust her anymore or not.

Together, the six of them have narrowly escaped death, made scientific history and learned how to trust each other as they try to save the world. For Coulson, this is more than just a job, with a team of experts. This is a second chance, which he intends on taking advantage of. Coulson’s brush with death has changed him, causing him to be more assertive and bold in the face of new dangers. He plans on using these newly found skills to lead his team safely home.


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