Jaimie Alexander Appears as Lady Sif in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D’ Clip

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Now re-branded as Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Uprising, ABC’s television tie-in to the Marvel Cinematic Universe has a new name, but is still the same show. The series has faced a rough, uneven debut, and while the network claims to be aware of the problems and promises a strong run of episodes to finish out the season, more than a few fans and critics remain skeptical.

Despite early promises to crossover with the Cinematic Universe in a clear and productive way, this first season has been a generally frustrating experience. On paper, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is an inspired notion and a great opportunity to expand this popular, dominant genre beyond the multiplex in a way that other studios and networks are only now exploiting.

Marvel’s small screen universe has gotten a brand makeover along with some shake-ups in the cast, including the addition of Bill Paxton (Big Love) for a multi-episode arc and perhaps the series’ biggest move yet, the appearance of Thor: The Dark World‘s Jaimie Alexander as Lady Sif.

We’ve had our initial look at Sif among our S.H.I.E.L.D. agents, and we know her mission: tracking the nefarious Lorelei – and now we have the first long look at her arrival on Earth, directly in the agents’ path on the upcoming episode “Yes Men.” Check out the video above.

Here’s a synopsis of the episode, as well;

“Yes Men” – When Coulson and his team are attacked by Lorelei–a deadly seductress who escaped from Asgard–Thor’s Lady Sif, her longtime nemesis, steps in to try to save them, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” Tuesday, March 11 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

Sif’s appearance has to be one of the most highly anticipated moments in the short history of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Not only is this a direct crossover with one of Marvel’s major character universes and successful films, Sif is the only major MCU character outside of series mainstay Agent Coulson (Clark Gregg), Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), and Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) to have a prominent appearance in this small-screen continuity.

Jaimie Alexander as Sif in Thor 2 Jaimie Alexander Appears as Lady Sif in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Clip

We’ve gone into detail about how Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is failing to live up to its promise, and while we’ve been promised a strong tie-in to Marvel’s big April release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier along with the first footage from 2015′s The Avengers: Age of Ultron during an upcoming ABC special, perhaps the best way to bolster Marvel’s small screen universe at this point is to emulate this model of directly tying the show into the films. The notion of exploring uncovered corners of the Marvel comic book universe in an episodic way just hasn’t seemed to pan out, either through a flaw in the concept or in the execution.

Maybe the inclusion of Lady Sif can draw the fans back to the show, and hopefully the “Yes Men” episode will prove just how viable this crossover experiment can be. If not, then we always have the in-development Marvel Netflix shows to look forward to.


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Uprising returns Tuesday with “Yes Men” @8pm on ABC.

Source: CBM

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  1. Yawn….When can we see her fight?

  2. Yay, Jaime! AoS is backlogged on my DVR at the moment, so it looks like I’ll have to watch them all in a row to catch up.

    Too bad she wasn’t chosen as Wonder Woman (and I think I understand why).

  3. Stay away from that new Papa John’s double cheeseburger pizza, it will have you peeing out of your arse.

    • Heartburn, acid, indigestion
      Upset stomach, diarrhea.

  4. Anyone note the oh so subtle shift between the S.H.I.E.L.D logo and Cap’s shield?

    • Look, SHIELD needs money to operate. Nick Fury has been licensing the selling Avengers t-shirts and action figures for billions of dollars. What better way to get more sales than to change the shield logo on all those products?

      Next thing you know, Nick Fury will bring in different super heroes into The Avengers just so they have new models to sell!

  5. why on asgard should she help them? just let them die already. skye should have died last week episode, instead they’re probably giving her some powers and keeping her around.
    she is cute and all but she just can’t act.

    her and ward, who should be replaced by agent triplett, who in just a few seconds had more screen presence than wooden ward.

    They should bring Falcon to help them.

    • Actually, I like Ward and Coulson about the best of the agent team. Ward is the only one who looks like he is capable of much action in a pinch (and who wouldn’t like Cuddley Coulson?). I kind of discount may, because while she is tough, she is also be-yotchy, and I hate be-yotchy women.

  6. Video only available to people in the United States… damn -_-

  7. Anyone else think Eva Green should play Madame Hydra? Or even Madame Masque.

    • I thought that too. Unless WB snap her up as a villain for a solo Wonder Woman movie.

      At this point, both Disney and WB should be considering how to bring her in and then making the call to get her signed to a contract before the other side does because it seems that whether she’s in a major blockbuster or a small art-house indie flick, Eva steals the show every time.

      She even managed to grab the spotlight in Casino Royale, despite being up against Daniel Craig and Mads Mikkelson for attention. Too bad the French have claimed her as one of their own because Britain hasn’t produced too many actresses of her age and talent in a long while, we just have the older but fantastic Olivia Colman and Lena Headey or the younger Maisie Williams. Nothing for that late 20s/early-mid 30s age bracket.

    • I hope she is in a DC movie she demands presence or at she did in 300:ROE

  8. the show is NOT “rebranded” as AoS: Uprising — if you look up anything official by Marvel or even just on the tv listings of any cable company – – it’s still just AoS.

    the whole “Uprising” thing is just like a marketing thing – “story arc” or whatever you want to call it … obviously leading up CAWS.

    the title of the show has not changed – only the marketing has — same as any other show or …. big surprise … any COMIC BOOK.
    when they have a story arc – that spans a few issues … as soon as CAWS comes out – the whole “Uprising” thing will disappear
    and then for the next tie in during season 2 they’ll do something else — ie. AoS: Secret Agenda (or something like that)

    and FYI – yes AoS — will be renewed – count on it. Regardless of the show’s ratings – this not only a homegrown show – it’s a Marvel tie-in show and with the expectations on Avengers 2 – any money loss for AoS is like pocket change to what they’re expecting to make on Avengers 2.

    please stop saying the show has been “re-branded” – or have you actually taken to the time to contact Marvel or even ABC to confirm that with a press person or someone associated with the show – ie. one of the producers ??

    get a source before you write stuff that is not exactly correct. Journalism – learn about it before you do it.

    • Almost Human was a home grown show but is facing cancellation despite having as little viewers as AoS has. Same goes for the Low Winter Sun remake (which was brilliant by the way).

      So no, I don’t think being “home grown” is a reason it would be renewed, more like ignoring the majority of people and renewing because The Avengers 2 will bring more global attention to the brand and therefore hoping that will translate to TV viewers too.

      • yes I’ld say – we’re both correct – the homegrown aspect is what helps the most – not to mention whatever secret surprises they may have by the end of the season. And now with the Netflix shows coming next year – odds are they’ll try to have some kind of crossover – likely not too big – but at least one character – may be one that hasn’t been shown yet – that will appear on one of the Netflix shows – what they’re attempting to do – is TV/ Movie crossover (and eventually Netflix – which obviously is internet but is pretty much treated as a new “network” at this point).

        in the end – ABC doesn’t really have a say – Marvel & Disney are calling the shots – and as always – when it comes to Marvel – ALWAYS look at the bigger picture – and try to imagine what they may have down the line …. ie. Agent Carter … Maria Hill joining the show (at least as a guest star since Colbie Smulders will have more availability, etc).

        AoS … is just the beginning of the Marvel TV take over … within the next few years there will likely be at least 2 or 3 Marvel shows on ABC – ie. like Law & Order, NCIS, CSI –

        the chances AoS gets cancelled are very low IMO — retooled & new characters added – sure – most definitely – but scrapped ?
        no way – they’ve got plans – they just needed to slowly build to them.

        incidentally with Agent Carter – look who they cast as Dum Dum Dugan – Neal McDonough – an actor who’s comfortable on both TV and in movies – and a likely lead character to join Agent Carter’s cast in the origins of Shield.

        or as someone else suggested in another story recently – AoS – could always be “transitioned” to become the Agent Carter series – for season 2 or even season 3.

      • If they cancel Almost Human, that will be kind of a bummer. I am mildly fond of that show; at least it is reasonably entertaining.

  9. “more than a few fans and critics remain skeptical.”

    What are you talking about? if you look at the comments in all your reviews from episode 9 onward you will see that most people are actually liking the show! off course there are haters but for the last 3 episodes they are not the majority.

    and about the critics this is the only site that keep giving every episode a bad review. no one saying this is an excellent show but still the hatred this website have to the show is something spacial.

    The writer got on the (maybe justified) hatred train that got on from episode 2 but now almost everybody else got off it and he is insisting to stay on it like Sheldon cooper just because he loves trains.

    It’s OK to indicated the faults of the show in hope of improvement but it feels more and more that the target here is not improvement but cancellation of the show!!
    Will it kill them to write some good words on it from time to time?

    You don’t like the show fine, don’t write about it but if you do at least give the job for someone that can appraise the virtues of the show not just the vices. the way you going now you are like those kids that take all the time and effort to go into Nickelback videos just to say they are fags and that they don’t care about them , If you really hate it why bother with it?

    (sorry for any bad English)

  10. Can you please start doing real reviews for AoS, it is seriously getting better, especially with last weeks episode.

    • One of the writers for this site has to enjoy this show enough to not sling crap each article. Not to mention stuff that’s already been pointed out like the rebranding isn’t a title change, it’s meant to signify the arc of the rest of the season. I used to love this site but I feel like if you don’t like the show stop reviewing it and reporting on it.

      And my fellow commenter is right, it’s gonna get renewed regardless. ABC has a veritable drought of programming that pulls in male viewers. Only us gay guys watch stuff like Scandal and Grey’s Anatomy. Advertisers want someone to sell the latest Doritos to! And Agents brings in male viewers in numbers not seen on the channel in years.

      And not to be a troll, but at the end of the day, way more people are still watching this then watch Arrow.

  11. eww

  12. “more than a few fans and critics remain skeptical.”

    What are you talking about? if you look at the comments in all your reviews from episode 9 onward you will see that most people are actually liking the show! off course there are haters but for the last 3 episodes they are not the majority.

    but The writer(s) of the reviews don’t care about the readers, they got on the (maybe justified) hatred train that got on from episode 2. but now almost everybody else got off it and he is insisting to stay on it like Sheldon cooper just because he loves the train.

    It’s OK to indicated the faults of the show in hope of improvement but it feels more and more that the target here is not improvement but cancellation of the show.
    You don’t like the show fine, don’t write about it but if you do at least give the job for someone that can appraise the virtues of the show not just the vices. I’m sure it will not be that hard to find someone like that as i said most actually do like the show.

    (sorry for any bad English)

    • Here here! Give the reviewing job to one of your writers who likes the show or stop reviewing it!

      • “most people like this show” is a bit of a stretch, as are claims that message board comments are penned in hopes of getting the show cancelled. The truth of the matter is… S.H.I.E.L.D on this show is completely different from S.H.I.E.L.D in the comics. This show is way too tame, the guns are too small or too weak (a night night gun, gmafb)the wardrobes are too conservative, there are not enough double agents – plot twist, Coulson’s team is just plain boring, his decisions are ridiculous and the guns are not too small.

        Then you should remember, comics were made for male consumption and this show feels like its made for a different demographic, plus post Nolan, dudes are clamoring for dark renditions of comic related entertainment in general. Guys are going to complain about this show, you’re just going to have to learn to live with the complaints like I have for IM3.

        • Just go over to any of the late reviews and see how much favorbale commets there are against negetive commets

          And im not talking about massage boards trying to cancle the show i’m saying screenrant (or at least some of their writers) want to see the show canceled.

          They long ago abondened any try to give the show a chance and they are just using the platfom yo bash the show every week.

          All i say that if there is no one good thing they can say about the show maybe its time.to give somebody else to review it. Like i said there are some people that are liking the show that means.it does have some good sides plus not to mention that people are coming here to read more about things they didn’t understand completly ot hear new thoeries on the plot. When was the last time screenrant did that??

          • ABC generally, does not make programs with male leads, all of their top shows are geared towards female announces. The network does not know how to handle this property. (Big guns and skin tight catsuits) They should have done what was familiar and made a Dazzler show.

            The Agent Carter program should receive better reviews because it will be oriented to match the demographic ABC caters to.

    • What are you talking about?? The comments section in a review on random websites is no indication of how well liked are a show is.

      Go ahead and take a look the ratings, In the US alone, the pilot episode received 17 million viewers, as of last weeks episode its down to about 8 million.( over a 50% drop) As each episode has gone on there has been a continuious drop off and decline in viewers. The only people left watching are obviously the ones who are gonna comment and say something positive.

      In other words, nobody is even leaving that many negative comments anymore because all the viewers that did previosuly have given up and stopped watching.

      • @ irish Knight
        several reasons why your data don’t mean much:
        1. First of all They are down from 17 million to about 10 mill that is about 40%
        Plus if you consider The fact that ABC is number 1 network in Women above age 49 (and in forth place in about every other demographic) you will understand the alot of people that watched the Pilot are not really the demographic that the show is intended to and that the drop is reasonable.

        2. go over successful network shows (that got renewed ) from the last couple of years : The following,Hannibal, Elementary sleepy hollow , brooklyn nine nine (won an emmy) , once upon a time , 2 broke girls , Nikita, revolution and so on and on all had 40-60% decline in ratings from their pilot to the last episodes of the first season.
        (off course there are a lot of shows the held their ground and even got better as the time went like lost, ncis, csi 24 house but you know what all of them have in common ? they all began more that 10 years ago)
        (The only exception I know of is Person of interest)

        3. The show is going against number one scripted show in the US for i don’t know how many years and one of the more successful realty show in the US
        The only episode that didn’t go up against NCIS had almost 13M views (and It wasn’t any special episode like Thor tie in or anything)

        4. Read homodrome comment

        5. Does US rating are really a bar of successes this days?
        Most talked about shows lately (last five years) in the world (I’m judging that from the number of Parodies and reviews and posts on the web I’m seening about thos shows) like Breaking Bad, Dexter, Game of thrones, Mad man Sherlock .. all have less then 3M viewers ratings.
        (The only exception I know of is The walking Dead)

        6. Are the comments any indication to if a show is liked (can you say it like this?) well it’s one bar of success much more then the ratings. Plus as I said most reviews are now actually more favorable than negative and there is a lot of good vibe while reading about the show (in the commets and other places) in other websites, Facebook or YouTube.

        Sorry for the long post

        • No worries, Good post.

          But the overall consensus is that the ratings have been getting lower and lower, which no matter what way you look at is never a good sign for any show. Especially when the last show that aired had its lowest ratings to date.

          Ratings and box office success (for movies) are never a good indication of the quality of something like you mentioned, but I think for ABC’s Agents of Shield its a huge factor in regards if it gets a second season or not.

          If we start comparing Agents of Shield to quality shows like Breaking Bad or Game of Thrones, well then, I might as well just get my coat and leave.

          • Tnx man :)
            off course you are right you can’t compare AoS to BB or GoT, AoS is not even in the same league..

            I’m kidding (!!!) I never tried to say that AoS is as good as those shows I was just making the point that ratings don’t say much.

            I agree that the show have a lot to work on but i also believe that it will get a 2 season (and also that they deserve that renewal). don’t forget that ABC answer to Disney not the other way around.

            Plus according Tv By The Numbers The show have 5/5 chance to get renew . I don’t know how good their predictions are but they did predict pretty good The latest Fox and CW renewals.

  13. From TV By The Numbers:

    On its first original telecast in 4 weeks (since 2/4/14) and facing NBC’s The Voice for the first time since October, ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. tied CBS’ top-rated NCIS in the 8pm hour among Adults 18-34 (1.2/4) and led by 40% in Men 18-34, holding the #1 scripted series position in the hour for its 14th straight first-run telecast with young men. In addition, the new ABC drama nearly doubled the overall audience (+96% – 5.1 million vs. 2.6 million) of Fox’s Glee in the slot with a 70% advantage in Adults 18-49 (1.7/5 vs. 1.0/3). S.H.I.E.L.D. improved its hour year to year for ABC by 24% in Total Viewers and by 13% in Adults 18-49, over original programming on the same night last year.

    It’s not going anywhere despite epic trolling. It might not be an Iron Man level success but it’s still beating pretty much everything else on TV in the time slot.

    • Thanks for the info. That is great to see.

  14. if you really want to save Almost Human — &/ or Agents of Shield — I say both – well don’t just post on message boards
    go straight to the source and give them your 2 cents – and make sure you keep short & sweet

    email FOX – directly at: support.reply@fox.com
    subject line put: I want ALMOST HUMAN – Season 2 !!!

    to save AoS – email ABC directly at: audiencerelations@abctv.com
    subject line: I want Marvel Agents of Shield – Season 2 !!!
    or go to – http://abc.go.com/feedback

    make your messages short & sweet – and send them ASAP – something like this:

    DO NOT cancel – Agents of Shield !!!!
    speaking on behalf of viewers EVERYWHERE – it’s a good show and getting better with every episode
    Season 2 — make it happen !! And remember – it’s 2014 – many viewers watch the show online – the old ratings systems sucks !

    if you have complaints – don’t put them in your email – wait until the shows are green lighted for season 2
    or at most – keep them minimal – and THEN in May or June – you can email them again & give any gripes you might have

    put make sure you email both ABC & FOX – ASAP today –
    right now and then copy & paste this info on every website you frequent – tell a friend & spread the word.

    do not assume they’re looking on this website or any others to gather the opinions of millions of viewers
    but direct contact – THAT get’s their attention !

  15. geoblocked

  16. I hope I catch the Syph! Er, I mean, Sif; uh, that is…wait a minute…

  17. I should be in the Thor movie. At the store where I work, I have to “Asgard” myself all the time from nasty bosses who are always riding it.

    • Yes, those nasty bosses who only want to….Thornicate.

      • Yup, “Hammering” away!

  18. “We’ve gone into detail about how Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. is failing to live up to its promise…”

    what promise are you talkling about? the linked article doesnt spell out any broken promise.

    • Not a promise as in “Agents of SHIELD literally made a promise and then BROKE IT.” There are different meanings of the word “promise,” you know. For example, “Agents of SHIELD showed promise, but it didn’t exactly live up to it.” That kind of promise.

      • Wow dude. That’s a stretch in every sense of the word.

        • Uhm no… it’s a widely used expression. Just because you don’t know that usage of “promise” it doesn’t make it a stretch. ;)

      • Hmmm, even the promise in your meaning of the word they didn’t break.

      • If this show debuted on another network, perhaps lifetime or the Hallmark channel and the producers told the general public from the start, ‘this show is about a caring, concerned secret agent foster dad dealing with PTSD,’ I believe the show would have lived up to their premise.

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  20. everybody knows why Sif came back to earth…it’s obviously a booty call, she misses the hammer

  21. I understand that Anthony Vieira does not like Agents of Shield. Myself and my family enjoy this show. I urge ScreenRant to find someone else to watch and write reviews for this show. Anthony’s views on this show have already been decided. ScreenRant, look in the comments section and realize that many people are enjoying this show. The ratings are not great because it is against the Voice. I would like to hear another perspective on this show.