Jason O’Mara, known for Terra Nova, Complications and The Good Wife has been cast as the new director of S.H.I.E.L.D. As part of the announcement, Marvel teased that his character’s roots will go back to the 1940s.
In a statement, Marvel TV Head, Jeph Loeb said, “Bringing Jason into the mix as the New Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. forces everyone, particularly Coulson, to reevaluate their role in the Agency. Jason has both the physical presence and acting dynamics that will connect with and challenge even the most loyal agent.”
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season Premieres 20th September 2016.