Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. gets a deadly and highly skilled new agent

Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot is coming along nicely. Weeks after announcing two major castings, we've learned that another actor's joined the team.

According to TVLine, Brett Dalton has signed on for S.H.I.E.L.D. The actor will play Agent Grant, one of the institution's "highly skilled rising stars." Grant's described as "deadly, precise, and cool under fire—but not so great with the people skills." Dalton's resume includes guest spots on Army Wives and CBS' Blue Bloods.

The actor joins the aforementioned Clark Gregg, who'll reprise his role as Agent Phil Coulson. Ming-Na Wen will play Agent Melinda May, a combat veteran, pilot and seasoned soldier, while other newbies include Elizabeth Henstridge as science expert Agent Gemma Simmons and Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz, a tech wiz.

How do you think the team is shaping up?

(via TVLine)

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