Here's How Agents of SHIELD's Nuhumans Differ From the Inhumans

While Inhumans executive producer Scott Buck confirmed that Inhumans would tie into Agents of SHIELD at San Diego Comic-Con, Buck also clarified that fans shouldn't expect an Inhuman/Nuhuman team up anytime soon.

However, Buck did tell CBR that, while the Inhumans from Atillan are tied to their Nuhuman counterparts on Earth, they are two very different groups.

"We have seen ‘nuhumans’ on Agents of SHIELD, but this is completely different. These are Inhumans who know exactly who they are and know the importance of their powers," Buck said. "They know the importance of their Terrigen ceremony which is the holiest, most ritual ceremony in their civilization. I think the ‘nuhumans’ who inhabit Earth have no idea what’s going on. They are distant relatives of our characters."

This sense of self and history is what separates the Inhumans from Nuhumans. Agents of SHIELD first introduced Inhumans into the MCU when Skye (Chloe Bennet) transformed into Daisy Johnson, also known as Quake. The Inhuman population on Earth expanded when Terrigen became infused with the ocean's food supply at the end of season two. These new Inhumans (Nuhumans) don't have the same history of their race that their Atillan counterparts have.

The reverence and understanding of their history is also, in part, how the two shows will arc together. Buck revealed that Triton will go to Earth to investigate the Terrigen leak in the ocean in a nod back to the Agents of SHIELD season two finale.

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In Marvel’s Inhumans, after the Royal Family of Inhumans is splintered by a military coup, they barely escape to Hawaii where their surprising interactions with the lush world and humanity around them may prove to not only save them, but Earth itself.

The Inhumans, a race of superhumans with diverse and singularly unique powers, were first introduced in Marvel Comics by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1965. Since that time, they have grown in prominence and become some of the most popular and iconic characters in the Marvel Universe. Marvel’s The Inhumans will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.

Marvel’s Inhumans stars Anson Mount as Black Bolt, Serinda Swan as Medusa, Iwan Rheon as Maximus, Ken Leung as Karnak, Eme Ikwuakor as Gorgon, Isabelle Cornish as Crystal, Mike Moh as Triton, Sonya Balmores as Auran, and Ellen Woglom.

Marvel’s Inhumans is executive produced by Scott Buck (Dexter, Marvel’s Iron Fist) with Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage) and Jim Chory (Marvel’s Daredevil, Marvel’s Jessica Jones, Marvel’s Luke Cage). Buck is serving as showrunner. Roel Reine (Admiral, Black Sails) will direct the first two episodes, which will debut in IMAX theaters. Marvel’s Inhumans is co-produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios.

The first two episodes of Marvel’s Inhumans will premiere in IMAX theaters on Friday, Sept. 1. The full eight-episode series will air on ABC on Fridays as part of the network's fall television lineup.

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