Luke Mitchell’s Lincoln was a late addition to season two of Agents of S.H.I.EL.D., but his character ended up playing a rather large part in the Inhuman story-line being told throughout the season. Daisy Johnson (Chloe Bennet), formerly known as Skye, was struggling with who she had become and what she was capable of doing prior to Lincoln helped her to accept who – and what – she’d become. And with Mitchell upped to a series regular going into the third season, it’s safe to presume his character will continue to play a large part in the story.
Speaking with Collider for the release of 7 Minutes on DVD and Blu-Ray, Mitchell discussed the upcoming third season, explaining what we can expect and where his character’s story will go.
When asked what it was like to play an Inhuman, considering they’re still relatively new in to the MCU, Mitchell explained that he felt a “bit of weight of expectation.” Which is to be expected, given that the Inhumans won’t be introduced into the film side of things for some time yet, so the Inhumans on S.H.I.E.L.D. are the first real introduction MCU fans will get to the race.
Mitchell also went on to explain that season three “feels very new and fresh and exciting.” This shouldn’t come as too much of a surprise given that the show managed to revamp itself once already for season two, still it’s nice to hear there are changes afloat for season three. Per Mitchell, not only will we get to know Lincoln better, but we’ll also get to see him work out his where his loyalties stand after the fall of the Inhuman hierarchy and the loss of Afterlife.
He feels betrayed, but he also feels guilty. That’s really going to force him to try to work out the best course of action for him and what that means for his humanity, no pun intended. He needs to find out who he is, as a man, and where he stands, and all of that stuff. That might not be the easiest path.
With Daisy and Mack set to headline their own team in search of Inhumans, it’ll be interesting to see where Lincoln fits into all of this. Will he join Daisy’s team? Will he prove to be a threat to S.H.I.E.L.D.? These are all questions we hope to have answers to when the third season kicks off later this month.
Speaking of Daisy… many fans will recall that there was a potential romance between Daisy and Lincoln teased during season two. While there were definitely instances of flirtation, nothing ever really became of it, which led some fans to believe “Skyeward” still stood a chance.
Sorry to break it to you folks, but that ship is pretty much dead – for the time being, at least. Per TV Line, Ward is out for revenge for Kara. Getting close to Daisy doesn’t seem to be on his mind right now.
I know they talked about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Skye and Lincoln (blech!) at TCA, but Skyeward ‘shippers are still holding out hope that our ‘ship has a chance. Is it all in vain? –Lily
For one, Skye is now going by her birth name, Daisy — so that in and of itself spells trouble for the ‘shipper name. And beyond that, “Ward fell for Agent 33 last year, and after Daisy had put a couple bullets in him, it sure felt to me like he he’d moved on,” exec producer Jeff Bell notes. “Anything is possible,” he allows, but right now, at least, the new HYDRA head is “less interested in snuggling with Skye than in getting payback for what happened to Kara.”
Of course, given that Bell says “anything is possible”, there is always a chance things heat back up between the two characters down the line. For now, however, Ward’s focus is on Hydra while Daisy is focused on building her own team.
And finally, as we gear up for the third season, Marvel and iTunes have joined together to bring fans something exciting – a new Super Room on iTunes for S.H.I.E.L.D.!
With the Season 3 premiere of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” just four weeks away on September 29, you can get ready for what’s coming up with iTunes’ new Super Room for the show!
Pre-order your Season 3 pass to get an exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette looking at an upcoming stunt sequence from the show featuring Grant Ward (Brett Dalton), and continue to explore the world of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” with links to previous seasons, podcasts, highlighted comics, and much more!
You can also purchase the first two seasons which are on sale for a limited time, making it the perfect time to catch-up with the show before season three starts on September 29th!