Cobie Smulders Says The World Is A “Very Unstable Place” In Captain America: The Winter Soldier


maria hill cobie smulders bannerHow I Met Your Mother is filming its final season, so the world is wide open to Cobie Smulders. She will play a much larger part in Captain America: The Winter Soldier as Agent Maria Hill, and she has a small cameo in the pilot episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. With one show ending, many hope that Smulders will hop right over to the S.H.I.E.L.D. show or at least start becoming a larger presence in the Marvel films. She still isn’t so sure about joining a new TV show just yet, but she does have more to do in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actress recently spoke to IGN about Maria Hill and what’s happening with S.H.I.E.L.D. in The Winter Soldier.

The actress remained very tight-lipped about the highly anticipated sequel, but she did drop some very juicy hints about the “communication breakdown” between S.H.I.E.L.D. and agents Captain America and Black Widow:

Yeah, the world is a very unstable place. You know, there’s so much I can’t say… It’s very hard. But Cap and Romanoff are basically Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., and they go off and do one thing. We’re overseeing everything, and there’s a communication breakdown… I can’t say anything! But it is very much about S.H.I.E.L.D. — it’s all about S.H.I.E.L.D., basically. But there are so many different components to that agency. Maria plays a small part in the S.H.I.E.L.D. universe, but I like to think an important one. We’ll see.

COBIE SMULDERSWith Cap and Widow seemingly going rogue, S.H.I.E.L.D. will have a lot to deal with in the film. On top of that, we saw hints at some conflict between Hill and Nick Fury in The Avengers. Smulders confirms that we will see a lot more of that in Cap 2. The Avengers hinted but really downplayed it a lot, but if you watch the deleted scenes you know Maria Hill and Nick Fury butted heads. Smulders said “We were definitely pushing that in The Avengers. In Cap 2 you see another side of their relationship.

She also addressed the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. question yet again and said she would be open to returning, but it all depends on the timeline they’re using for the show:

It’s going to be very interesting to see how these next three years of Marvel plays out, because they’re so smart and so good about keeping the stories connected. You know, Iron Man 3 was happening after New York, and it was sort of his side of things; S.H.I.E.L.D. didn’t have anything to do with it really. Then Cap comes in, and it’s all about S.H.I.E.L.D. — and Thor’s, like, in another world. But just seeing how all these pieces come together — I don’t know how this timeline is going to work within that. I don’t know if it’s going to be conflicting with the movies or what, but I love Joss [Whedon] and Jed [Whedon] and Maurissa [Tancharoen]. The [S.H.I.E.L.D.] cast was amazing. Clark [Gregg] is my bud. So if they want me to come in and want me to play it, I’d be happy to come and play.

You can read the full interview with Cobie Smulders by clicking here. It’s interesting that she talks about a big shake-up with S.H.I.E.L.D. We might start to see the heroes become leery of the organization much like they are in the comics. What do you think? Will we start to see some cracks in S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s relationship with the hero world?


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Source : IGN