Joining Brett Dalton, Ming-Na and Clark Gregg will be Nashville star, Chloe Bennett.
According to the The Hollywood Reporter Bennet has been tapped to join the cast of ABC’s Marvel TV adaptation, and will be called Skye a woman ‘who is slightly obsessed with superhero culture and the shadow organizations that exist within it. She’s edgy and can out-talk anyone with her unflappable nature’. She is the sixth and final regular cast member for the show.
This gives us a rounded out cast consisting of: Ming-Na as Agent Melinda May, The Avengers’ Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Killing Lincoln’s Brett Dalton as gruff rising star Agent Grant Ward, Elizabeth Henstridge as science whiz Agent Gemma Simmons and Ian De Caestecker as tech guru Agent Leo Fitz.
Joss and Jed Whedon will co-write the pilot episode along with Jed’s wife Maurissa Tancharoen. Whedon will also direct.