The preview and stills for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 1, episode 12 suggest that next week will be a whirlwind for Team Coulson.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 1, episode 12 will air next Tuesday on ABC, and the promotional material suggests that the episode may be a game-changer. The episode, titled “Seeds,” will delve into Skye’s turbulent past and introduce several new characters – at least one of whom may be up to no good.

The succinct synopsis for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 1, episode 12 offers the location for at least part of the episode.

Coulson and May uncover startling information about Skye’s past, while the team is swept into a storm at S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy.

While it’s nice to know that Skye’s mysterious past will finally begin to unravel, we can’t help but be even more excited to learn about the oft-mentioned S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy – or “S.H.I.E.L.D. Hogwarts,” as Skye once dubbed it.

Many of the promotional photos for “Seeds” appear to be set in, or at least near said Academy, though the activities they portray are decidedly extra-curricular. Ward, Skye, and FitzSimmons all appear to be rather relaxed at the Academy; based on what we know, though, they should try and keep their guard up.

Actually, Ward’s there, so he’s probably got it covered.

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Among the interesting new faces we see at the S.H.I.E.L.D. Academy is that of Donnie Gill, played by Dylan Minette. Though he appears quite harmless in the lecture hall, sources indicate that Donnie’s warm features may, ah, chill in the near future.

Also featured are Christine Adams as Agent Weaver, and Maiara Walsh as Callie, the young woman who has caught Agent Ward’s attention.

As for Agents Coulson and May, well, they just sit around in Lola for a while looking awesome.

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Oh, and Melinda May apparently goes on some sort of chase for one Agent Lumley (Boyd Kestner). Presumably, Lumley knows something about Skye’s past; otherwise, it seems odd that May would chase down one of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s own.

But then again, it’s Agent May, and we mortals cannot always decipher her logic.

Though not featured in any of the images, the synopsis also reveals that David Conrad will return as wannabe millionaire-playboy-genius Ian Quinn. Quinn’s character was first introduced in episode three, and was last seen escaping in a helicopter as a chunk of Malta was buried under the ocean by Gravitonium.

The preview for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 1, episode 12 focuses on Coulson’s rather un-cheery response to the facts of his resurrection, and the action set to take place on the Bus.

All things considered, it definitely looks like “Seeds” will be quite a whirlwind.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 1, episode 12, “Seeds,” will air on Tuesday, Jan. 14 at 8:00 p.m. on ABC.

What are you excited to see in episode 12 of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’?

Fox has moved the third and final Maze Runner movie to 2018.

The cast and crew were only a few days into filming The Death Cure in March when Dylan O’Brien suffered serious injuries on set, prompting the production to be put on a break so he could recover. When his recovery ended up taking longer than expected, the production was put on an indefinite hold.

Now, a plan to resume the shoot seems to be in place. Fox announced Friday The Death Cure will be hitting theaters January 12, 2018, which is nearly a year later than the original February 2017 date. The last Maze Runner movie, The Scorch Trials, opened last September.

Production on The Maze Runner: The Death Cure likely won’t resume until late this year or early next. Dylan O’Brien has already committed to another movie which is expected to shoot this summer.

Getting the rest of the cast and crew back together to shoot The Maze Runner finale may be a bit of a challenge since they may’ve committed to other projects that were supposed to be shooting after they finished The Maze Runner. However, the new Death Cure release date suggests Fox has found a time that’ll work for everyone.

Tom Cavanagh will return to The Flash in season 3 as a series regular, though which character he’ll be playing remains to be seen.

Cavanagh has had a unique acting challenge on The Flash, playing a different version of his character in each of the first two seasons — and now it looks like he’ll be doing it for a third season in a row, as EW confirms that he will be a series regular in season 3.

In season 1, Cavanagh played Eobard Thawne, aka the Reverse Flash, in Harrison Wells’ body. Thawne, after traveling back in time, killed the original Wells and took his form to expedite the development of the particle accelerator so he could return to his own time. Thawne was written out of existence in the season 1 finale, though, leaving fans curious about who Cavanagh would be playing in season 2.

This past season, Cavanagh played the Earth-2 version of Harrison Wells, nicknamed Harry, who was a significantly different character from the man we thought was Wells in season 1. However, in the season 2 finale, Harry and his daughter, Jesse, returned to Earth-2.

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So, who does that leave for Cavanagh to play in the third season?

My guess would be the Earth-1 version of Harrison Wells, who we only briefly met in a flashback in season 1. Why the original Wells? Because in the final moments of the season 2 finale, Barry traveled back in time and stopped Thawne from killing his mother. This means the timeline in which Thawne killed Wells and took his form no longer exists, so Earth-1 Wells would be the version left alive.

Assuming he does play the original version of the character, the one who was killed and had his identity stolen, it will be interesting to see Cavanagh inhabit yet another version of the character. While we already met Wells briefly in the flashback to his death, that was a small sample size. I look forward to seeing him differentiate another Wells from those he’s already played for entire seasons.

Are you excited to see more Tom Cavanagh on ‘The Flash’?

‘Glee’ alum Mark Salling indicted on child pornography charges

The actor is facing a lot of jail time.

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Following an arrest in December, Glee star Mark Salling (who played Puck on the Fox series) is now facing child pornography charges.

A federal grand jury has charged the 33-year-old actor with two counts of child pornography after a search of his home turned up “thousands” of images and videos involving children, TMZ reports. He will be arraigned in early June.

Salling’s charges potentially come with big sentences: 5 to 20 years in prison for receiving child porn, and another 20 years for possessing it.

After Glee went off air last year, Salling has worked on only one project: The action movie Adi Shankar’s Gods and Secrets which is slated to hit theaters later this year.

The actor has been in trouble with the law before — he was sued for sexual battery in 2013.