According to Yahoo TV on Monday, ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s" Clark Gregg talked about the TV show as well as Joss Whedon's "Avengers: Age of Ultron." Though the world governmental organization has ended it's first season, he was open to discussing the show as well as the "Avengers 2" movie.
Gregg, who plays Agent Phil Coulson in "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.", found the mystery of having his character discover the reality behind his trip to T.A.H.I.T.I. and the mysterious blue beast under glass that contributed its body fluids to human science. Gregg thinks that this mystery is still something yet to have been explored, even though the truth was discovered far into season one of the ABC TV show.
In fact, Coulson's attitude completely changed to those he had been loyal to this whole time and this was the first time he felt empathy towards Skye, played by Chloe Bennet, in regards to the deception that S.H.I.E.L.D. provided to her. Gregg talked about the layers entailing the story line.
"I don't think it's fully played out, but what it turned out to be and all the different layers, I was really excited about that. This mysterious blue gentleman who seems to have brought me back to life, I love the whole idea that the biggest mystery for Coulson in Season One is to find out who's been lying to him about how he was really brought back to life, and that the version he was told is completely untrue."
Coulson apparently feels vulnerable at this point in his current experiences and now has become more defensive of the characters on the show as opposed to the superheroes. Though as a S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, he had to give up having a family of his own for a career where he couldn't afford to do so nor had the time, but yet he developed a family-like bond with Fitz and Simmons and a tightly developed familial relationship with Skye.
"I think he's experienced a kind of vulnerability himself that makes people more protective of those who have vulnerability. As a guy who sacrificed the idea of a family to do this job, to protect other people, I think the relationship that he has with Skye and sometimes Simmons and Fitz is as much a family kind of relationship as he has or perhaps will ever have."
Unfortunately, when asked about his resurgence in Whedon's "Avengers: Age of Ultron", Gregg really doesn't think it's likely. In fact, he explains how he would know and he also thinks by this time if he hadn't received a call yet, it's unlikely it would happen. Gregg even describes the rather cryptic phone call he's used to getting if he's notified of such promising news.
"I don't think so. I think I would have heard about it by now, but I must say as a qualifier, the only way I ever hear about stuff like that is I get a weird phone message with not the right number of numbers on it and somebody says, 'We need to talk to you.'"
Even though Gregg won't likely be in "Avengers: Age of Ultron", fans can still go see it when it's released come May 1, 2015.