AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.: Bill Paxton On The Last Few Episodes Of Season One

AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.: Bill Paxton On The Last Few Episodes Of Season One

Bill Paxton finally became a member of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s recurring character Agent Garrett. In an interview at WonderCon, he teased the final episodes of the first season...


Ever since his character was expanded upon after his first appearance in Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Bill Paxton's John Garrett has become a fan favorite recurring character for many people. While some fans may know him as the character introduced in Frank Miller/Bill Sienkiewicz 1986 miniseries Elektra: Assassin, it wasn't really until he was introduced in the fourteenth episode that fans learned who this guy is. But the fact that he is played by the talented Bill Paxton is enough to get into the character for reasons other than being a character from the comics. At this week's WonderCon, the actor was asked a few questions about the show. Mainly, he was asked if the character and his story became much bigger than he expected, because everyone who saw the recent episodes of the show will know that is role is indeed much bigger than most/all of us expected. "It did," he said. "They started writing for me and I knew it was penciled in where it was possibly going and I’m having so much fun now that they’ve unmasked Garrett and his true nature has come out. I’ve got three more episodes and they’re pretty cool. There’s a great episode that really deals with Ward, how he ended up almost like my surrogate son and also a little bit about where I came from, why I tick the way I do. Then of course we’re all coming in for the season finale." He was also asked if his deal with Marvel would allow him to appear in a future Marvel film if they ever needed him in one of their movies. He said "I would like to think so. I would love to think so. I really enjoyed working with Jed Whedon and his wife Maurissa [Tancharoen] who’s the creators, and Jeff Bell the show runner, and Jeph Loeb. It’s been a great group of guys." He finally responded to the interviewer who made a comment on his last answer saying it seemed reasonable for him to appear in Age of Ultron seeing as how actors that appeared in some of Marvel's movies made appearances in the show (such as Coulson, Nick Fury, Maria Hill, and Agent Sitwell). All he said was "From your lips..."
 
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