I am really looking forward to the upcoming S.H.I.E.L.D. TV series from legend Joss Whedon. The cast is really solid and with Joss behind the wheel, it is pretty much guaranteed to be a fan favourite.
Now Joss has added another cast member that will be quite familiar to fans of one of Joss’s earlier shows ‘Angel’. J. August Richards will be joining S.H.I.E.L.D. in a secret role.
The pilot was filmed earlier this year and is expected to be picked up for a series by the ABC to air later this year (not soon enough).
Richards will be joining Clark Gregg who will be reprising his role as Agent Coulson (despite the fact that we all saw him die in Avengers. Also in the cast are: Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Gemma Simmons, Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May and Chloe Bennet as Skye
What do you think? Will Richards add value? What will his role be?