Re: Avengers 2 News, Rumors, Etc. Pictures until release...
However he winds up being back, it might be a bit confusing to casual viewers only familiar with the movies to see him in the sequel.
Arrr, that again.
Finding out that Coulson is alive would be an entire B story.
The hell it is.
Look at Lord of the Rings. Gandalfs return from the dead takes one 2-minute action scene and 5 minutes of exposition.