ABC’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. presented at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday afternoon, hours after announcing that the show’s 7th season, set to air in summer 2020, will be its last. We live blogged the show’s first ever Hall H panel.
Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Elizabeth Henstridge, Iain De Caestecker, Henry Simmons, Natalia Cordova-Buckley and Jeff Ward and executive producers Maurissa Tancharoen, Jed Whedon, Jeff Belland Jeph Loeb all appeared.
“Agent Coulson is one of the most beloved cinematic heroes of our time, and we’re so glad to have spent seven seasons with him and the S.H.I.E.L.D. agents as they saved the world from countless unimaginable big bads,” said Karey Burke, president, ABC Entertainment of the show’s ending. “I am so impressed with the eternally fresh, heart-pounding, and emotional stories the writers and creative team at Marvel Television brought to life that led ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ to be the longest-running Marvel series to date.”
“It will be bittersweet saying goodbye to Marvel Television’s flagship series,” added Jeph Loeb, executive producer and Marvel’s head of Television. “Our success is a true testament to the extraordinary fans and we remain forever indebted to them for their endless support. We want to end on a very high note and complete the incredible saga after seven amazing seasons and 136 hours of quality television.”
Edit: this panel is now complete. Check out what we learned below.