With ABC's S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series starting production, there are still a lot of questions comic fans have. The characters previously announced have all been new characters. While Clark Gregg will somehow reprise his Agent Coulson role, it didn't seem likely we'd see other familiar S.H.I.E.L.D. agents from The Avengers movie. The chances of seeing Sam Jackson as Nick Fury or Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill seemed like long shots. At least until now (for one of them).
TV Line reports that Cobie Smulders is in talks to reprise her role.
The main question is could Smulders appear on the ABC show while having commits to CBS' How I Met Your Mother (which she has recently signed on for a 9th season)?
In a recent interview, Smulders mentioned her commitments to HIMYM won't affect the possibility of appearing on S.H.I.E.L.D. in some form. Smulders also mentioned she hasn't seen a full script to the Captain America sequel as there is high security over it.
We'll have to wait for more information but hopefully it will work out for at least some cameos. Having Maria Hill in the S.H.I.E.L.D. series will only help to further strengthen the continuity between the show and the Cinematic Universe.