Fall TV Preview

First Photo: Lucy Lawless as S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Isabelle Hartley

If looks could kill… Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. may want to hit CostCo for a shrink-wrapped 48-pack of body bags, based on the first photo of Lucy Lawless’ Season 2 character.

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As previously reported, TV’s erstwhile Xena will debut in the season opener, titled “Shadows,” as Isabelle Hartley, a veteran S.H.I.E.L.D. agent who is — it should totally go without saying — “tough,” EP Maurissa Tancharoen has affirmed. “She may have a knife that’s always by her side.” Marvel.com first posted the photo below.

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ABC’s S.H.I.E.L.D. opens Season 2 on Tuesday, Sept. 23, now airing at 9/8c.

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