Originally Posted by Mr.M
So is this a movie where the SHIELD are going to eventually become the bad guys? That dude is essentially a Coulson replacement gone evil by the looks of it. Maybe Sam Jackson gets backstabbed at some point, or HYDRA infiltrates the highest orders of the SHIELD. Should be interesting where they go.
It's looking like it.
I think the political thriller aspect is about a power struggle inside SHIELD. Pierce replaces Fury, but some, including Natasha, and maybe Sam and Sharon, are loyal to Fury.