[TV] Nashville's Chloe Bennet Cast in S.H.I.E.L.D. TV Series
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 12.19.2012
The cast grows...
The Hollywood Reporter says that actress Chloe Bennet has been cast for the Marvel TV series S.H.I.E.L.D. as the character Skye.
Skye is describes as "a confident 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."
Bennet now joins Clark Gregg, who returns as Agent Phil Coulson, Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Gemma Simmons, and Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May.
The series will start shooting in January and is expected to start airing for the fall of 2013. Joss Whedon is directing the pilot which is co-writing with his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. The Whedons will serve as executive producers for the show along with Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell, and Jeph Loeb.