Check out footage + details from that Thor 2/S.H.I.E.L.D. crossover

Marvel's Agents of SHIELD Promo 1x08 "The Well" (HD)

We already knew that Joss Whedon’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. series would have a crossover with  the box-office smash Thor: The Dark World, and now we finally have a look at the Asgardian adventure.

The writers have managed to keep the details of the episode, which is set to air next week, under wraps — but the first teaser for the episode shows off some nifty footage to set up the plot. From what we can glean, it looks like Coulson’s gang will be tracking down an Asgardian artifact that has a very dangerous effect on humans.

It looks to be an Earth-based story, and there’s no sign of any potential big-screen cameos — but hey, you never know. Guess that’s why we need to watch it, I suppose. Here’s how series co-star Brett Dalton (Agent Grant Ward) jokingly explained the pitch to TV Guide:

“The story centers around an Asgardian relic. As for how it affects the team ... I'm hoping it gives me Chris Hemsworth arms.”

Check out the footage above and let us know what you think. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. airs Tuesdays on ABC. Have you been watching?

(Via TV Guide)

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