It’s almost time for Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” to return for season 5, and this time around the team will be heading to outer space. At the end of the season 5 premiere, Coulson and company were abducted, and the season ended with a scene Coulson on some sort of base.
The first teaser for the new season also confirmed that several other members of the team are on the base as well, and Marvel has released the official synopsis for the two part episode. It reads as follows:
“COULSON AND THE TEAM ARE LOST IN SPACE, ON THE TWO-HOUR SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S ‘MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.’ “Orientation (Part One)”/“Orientation (Part Two)”
Coulson and the team find themselves stranded on a mysterious ship in outer space, and that’s just the beginning of the nightmare to come, when Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns for its highly anticipated fifth season with a special two-hour premiere, FRIDAY, DEC. 1 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. stars Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Henry Simmons as Agent Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie and Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez. Guest starring in “Orientation (Part One)” are Jeff Ward as Deke, Joel Stoffer as Enoch, Jordan Preston as driver, Peter Hulne as Jerry, John Wusah as young soldier, Deniz Akdeniz as Virgil, Nathin Butler as Jones and Derek Mears as captain.”
There’s been a lot of speculation regarding why the show is shifting to outer space, and how it may tie into “Avengers: Infinity War.”
Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” will return on December 1.