Jason O’Mara has been cast as the new director of S.H.I.E.L.D. in Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD TV show on ABC. According to Marvel, O’Mara’s character, “whose Marvel roots go back to the 1940s,” will taken the reins from Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg).
The fourth season of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD premieres Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at 10:00pm ET/PT. The TV series cast also includes Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Brett Dalton, Henry Simmons, Nick Blood, Adrianne Palicki, and Luke Mitchell.
Get the details taken from a Marvel press release.
“MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.” CASTS NEW DIRECTOR
Actor Jason O’Mara steps into Coulson’s shoes when the series returns on Tuesday, September 20!
Coulson shocked fans in the Season 3 finale of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” when he revealed the organization had a new director – and now we can tell you just who is taking over his former position.
“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,” said Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb. “Jason has both the physical presence and acting dynamics that will connect with and challenge even the most loyal agent.”
O’Mara will next be seen in the film “Jadotville,” coming soon to Netflix, in which he starred opposite Jamie Dornan.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is executive produced and co-created by Joss Whedon (“Marvel’s The Avengers,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer“) and Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, (“Dollhouse,” “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”). Jeffrey Bell (“Angel,” “Alias“) and Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Jessica Jones,” “Marvel’s Daredevil“) also serve as Executive Producers.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” is produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios.
“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” returns Tuesday, September 20 in its new timeslot, 10:00 PM ET on ABC. For more information on the series and the other exciting Marvel Television prnojects, stay tuned to Marvel.com.
O’Mara is repped by UTA/ Independent Talent in UK and JTWAMM law firm.
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