Agents Of SHIELD Season 2 casts a new villain

Agents Of SHIELD adds mysterious villain Karla Faye Gideon to the mix

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agents of shield drea de matteo

Agents Of SHIELD‘s Season 2 mid-season premiere is almost upon us, and new casting announcements are coming at a pleasing rate. The latest is the news that The Sopranos and Sons Of Anarchy star Drea de Matteo will be joining the cast.

De Matteo is set to play villain Karla Faye Gideon, “a Gifted woman with a grudge against SHIELD who ends up joining forces with Skye’s father, Cal”.

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Drea de Matteo on Sons Of Anarchy

Jeph Loeb, the show’s executive producer and Marvel’s Head of Marvel Television, said: “We’re thrilled to have Drea join us as yet another great villain to challenge our cast. We relish the opportunity to work with her in such a menacing role.”

Agents Of SHIELD Season 2 continues on 3 March on ABC in the US and soon after on Channel 4 in the UK. You can buy Agents Of SHIELD Season 1 on DVD for £20 from Amazon.co.uk. Get all the latest Marvel news with every new issue of SciFiNow.