Who is AIDA?
AIDA or A.I.D.A. is a Marvel character from the stories of Squadron Supreme. She will be played by actress Mallory Jansen in the Marvel based TV show Agents of SHIELD.
First Appearance: Squadron Supreme #1
Real Name: Artificial Intelligence Digital Analyzer
AIDA is an Artificial Intelligence created by Squadron Supreme genuis Tom Thumb. Tom imbues AIDA with a female personality and overtime develops a close relationship with her. In the end Tom believes AIDA to be his only true friend. When Tom develops terminal cancer he tells no one except for AIDA. While AIDA urges Tom to tell the other members of Squadron Supreme he refuses and ultimately dies without having told anyone.
AIDA did go behind Tom's back and told Ape X about Tom's cancer. Ape X though had his own issues without confronting Tom about his cancer.
After Tom's death AIDA and Ape X joined forces to try to move Tom's brain patterns into an LMD. The project however was left unfinished.
AIDA is an artificial intelligence and possesses all of the data analyzing capabilities of a computer and the emotions of a human.
MCU in the finale of Agents of SHIELD Season 3 Doctor Holden Radcliffe was seen talking with what appeared to be computer A.I. named AIDA that Holden had just finished downloading into a phsycial body. This seems to mark the beginning of both AIDA as character in the MCU as well as the beginning of LMDs (Life Model Decoys).
Actress Mallory Jansen will play AIDA in Season 4 of Agents of SHIELD. Jansen is previousily well known for playing the evil queen on the show Galavant. It seems that Holden Radcliffe's character may act as a version of Tom Thumb on the show.
Video of AIDA in Agents of SHIELD Season 3 Finale
Pictures of AIDA on Agents of SHIELD Season 4:
AIDA makes a startling appearance in Episode 1 of Season 4. Fitz goes to meet Dr Radcliff only to encounter a beautiful and very nude woman. Very embarrassed Fitz apologizes for barging in. Radcliff then begins to explain what AIDA is and how she mimics humans behaviors. AIDA he explains is different than the AI like Ultron in that she is limited to mimicry. Fitz is seemingly still worried about what Dr Radcliff is doing as he is later shown sleeping uncomfortably. It is possible that the existence of AIDA could cause wedge between Fitz and Simmons. Simmons is currently a trusted adviser of the new Director. Meanwhile Fitz does not want to turn in Radcliff for creating AIDA as he believes the technology has merit.
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Pictures from Episode one of AIDA
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