Henry Simmons Joins Marvel's AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. as a Mechanic
The next season of Marvel's AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. will include an additional character straight from the Marvel comics.
According to ComingSoon.net, NYPD Blue's Henry Simmons is set to play Alphonso "Mack" Mackenzie, a recurring role described as, "a mechanic in his 30s allying himself with Coulson's team." The character is based on the S.H.I.E.L.D. CIA liason, who was featured in the 1988 comic book "Nick Fury vs. S.H.I.E.L.D."
The season two premiere (September 23 at 9pm) will see additional cast members, Lucy Lawless (Isabelle Hartley), Reed Diamond (Daniel Whitehall), and Nick Blood (Lance Hunter). They join previous cast members Clark Gregg (Director Coulson), Ming-Na Wen (Agent May), Brett Dalton (Grant Ward), Elizabeth Henstridge (Agent Simmons), Iain De Caestecker (Agent Fitz), and Chloe Bennet (Skye).