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"S.H.I.E.L.D." has picked up two new recruits. Iain De Caestecker and Elizabeth Henstridge are joining the Joss Whedon-directed pilot about the covert agency spun off from last summer's Marvel superhero smash "The Avengers." They join "E.R." vet Ming-Na and Marvel movie universe regular Clark Gregg, who will somehow be reprising his role as Agent Coulson, last seen in "The Avengers." Coulson, along with Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), has represented S.H.I.E.L.D. in multiple Marvel movies, including the "Iron Man" films, "Thor" and "Captain America: The First Avenger." The agency will likely continue to play a pivotal role to such upcoming Phase II films as "Iron Man 3," "Thor: »

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