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Kyle MacLachlan Joins Agents Of SHIELD
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08 August 2014  |  Written by James White  |  Source: Entertainment Weekly

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After a successful transfusion of energy from Bill Paxton last season, Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD has decided to draft someone else who has been better known for ‘80s and 90s performances. Kyle MacLachlan has joined the cast in a pivotal role.

Part of the big mystery – if we’re brutally honest, one of the less compelling parts – of the first year’s shows was the identity of hacker Skye’s (Chloe Bennet) parents. It has slowly been revealed that she comes from a less-than-ordinary background and in the Season One finale, the character of Rainer was shown handing a photo of Skye to an unseen man saying she’d found his daughter. It now seems that that father figure will be MacLachlan's role.

So now there will be a reunion – happy or otherwise, and we’d guess troubled – in Season Two. There is no information on how long MacLachlan will be on the show, or for how many episodes his character will stick around, but his offbeat energy should help the show maintain the higher entertainment value kick-started by the events of Captain America: The Winter Soldier earlier this year.

With Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, B.J. Britt and Brett Dalton among the regulars, SHIELD will be back on US screens on September 23, which means it’ll likely return to Channel 4 shortly after that.


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Posted by The Waco Kid at 11:46 on 08 August 2014 | Report This Post

I enjoyed the first season, Ian Hart will be coming back surely? I thought at the end it was all quite sinister with the handing over of the picture.. wasn't his hands covered in blood or something? More

Posted by chris wootton at 10:21 on 08 August 2014 | Report This Post

Ideal.
Along with Paxton and Oswalt, and to a lesser extent Saffron Burrows and Ian Hart, this is the calibre of guest star I want to continue seeing in this show...as well as some more Whedon alumni. Also, I felt the 'reveal' about Skye's father was pretty anti-climactic, but I was quite happy for that storyline to burn slowly, so hopefully they can build the intrigue again. Finally, how many endings did the finale have?!! More than Return of the King I reckon! More

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