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The Secret is out My visit to ABC Agents of SHIELD

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The Secret is out

My visit to ABC Agents of SHIELD

agentsofsheild1Photo Credit: ABC/Adam Taylor text edits by me

 I have been finally given clearance to let you in on my trip to ABC Set of Agents of SHIELD. As many of you know I attended the #AvengersEvent,#AbcTVEvent,#AgentsofSHIELD as a part of my trip we were allowed to visit the set of ABC’s Agents of SHIELD. It was all top secret! No Cellphone, camera or contact with the outside world while we were there. Everything was TOP SECRET. Ann Foley - Costume Designer (1)Photo Credit: ABC/Adam Taylor text edits by me

The staff at MAoS was actually very nice. We met with Ann Foley Costume Designer. I must say she has one cool job. She gets to dress all the actors and actresses.

Q    :    Do you come home with things for the show when you’re shopping for yourself?

Ann Foley   :    Well, I’ve been shopping for so long as a costumer and assistant designer, I will always say I’ve always been guilty of like yes, I will go to,  Barney’s and it’s like oh, this is for the show.  Oh, I need one of those, too.  I try not to do that, otherwise I,  you know, I’d be like Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City.  I can’t buy my apartment when it goes condo, but I have a fabulous closet.

MAoS costumesPhoto Credit: ABC/Adam Taylor text edits by me

Ann Foley: they’re all 100 percent custom made and those, that’s special to our show. .  Ah, and then that’s Ming’s silver sequin dress, which I think you guys remember from earlier in the season, that we made that in-house, too, which was so much fun.  It was so much fun putting her in that.  And we,  had about a week to make five of those dresses.  Those tiny sequins that you see on there, we were finding those sequins all over studio.  They were everywhere.

Q    :    Why did you have to make five of them?

Ann Foley  :    We made five because Ming was fighting herself, or May was fighting herself in the episode, so we had one beautiful one for May, then we had one that she could fight in, so we, ah sewed stretch panels inside so she could fight and do all of her movement.  She had two stunt doubles and then Agent 33 was in one as well.  Yeah, so that was a lot.  And then, um, and then we have, ah, Skye’s new tactical outfit for this season, and, ah, the, the hood piece up there is her custom made. 

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Photo Credit: ABC/Adam Taylor text edits by me

After our behind the scenes look at the costume room we got our photos taken right on the set. How cool is that? While we were on the set we also got to watch them shoot a couple of scenes with Chloe Bennet and Luke Mitchell. We were also able to meet with them and chat a little. Yes,it was super cool!  We were waiting in the hall to watch them shoot a scene Chloe was sitting on a chair with makeup chatting with us.

MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. - ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." stars Chloe Bennet as Skye. (ABC/Florian Schneider)

MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. – ABC’s “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Chloe Bennet as Skye. (ABC/Florian Schneider)

Tune in tonight for WAR TEARS SKYE APART, ON “MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.” ON ABC

Skye is torn between her loyalty to S.H.I.E.L.D. and her connection to the Inhumans as tensions rise between the groups — and Coulson reveals a secret he’s been hiding from even those closest to him, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” TUESDAY, MAY 5 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. - "Scars" - Skye is torn between her loyalty to S.H.I.E.L.D. and her connection to the Inhumans as tensions rise between the groups -- and Coulson reveals a secret he's been hiding from even those closest to him, on "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.," TUESDAY, MAY 5 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/Kelsey McNeal) CHLOE BENNET, KYLE MACLACHLAN“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” stars Clark Gregg as Director Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Brett Dalton as Grant Ward, Chloe Bennet as Agent Skye, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons, Nick Blood as Lance Hunter and Adrianne Palicki as Bobbi Morse.
Guest starring are Henry Simmons as Alphonso “Mack” Mackenzie, Ruth Negga as Raina, Patton Oswalt as Sam/Billy Koenig, Kyle Maclachlan as Cal, Edward James Olmos as Robert Gonzales, Jamie Harris as Gordon, Christine Adams as Agent Weaver, Mark Allan Stewart as Agent Oliver, Maya Stojan as Kara/Agent 33, Dichen Lachman as Jiaying, Luke Mitchell as Lincoln Campbell, Alicia Vela-Bailey as Alisha, David Douglas as Michael and Crystal Coney as scientist.
”Scars” was written by Rafe Judkins & Lauren LeFranc and directed by Bobby Roth.
For more information on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” visit ABC.com
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