Chloe Bennet joins ABC's S.H.I.E.L.D.

Didn't want to miss this bit of casting news... Chloe Bennet, who can currently be seen on the ABC show Nashville, has joined the cast of director Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. show, based on the international secret intelligence organization featured Marvel's The Avengers: Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Pilot Enlists 'Nashville' Actress.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, she'll play Skye, "a confident woman who is slightly obsessed with superhero culture." She rounds out the cast that stars Ming Na as Agent Melinda May:

Bennet becomes the sixth and final regular in the drama and will play Skye, a confident woman who is slightly obsessed with superhero culture and the shadow organizations that exist within it. She's edgy and can out-talk anyone with her unflappable nature.

he actress, who recurs as record company assistant Hailey on ABC's country music soap Nashville, joins a cast that includes ER's Ming-Na as Agent Melinda May, The Avengers' Clark Gregg as Agent Phil Coulson, Killing Lincoln's Brett Dalton as gruff rising star Agent Grant Ward, Elizabeth Henstridge as science whiz Agent Gemma Simmons and Ian De Caestecker as tech guru Agent Leo Fitz.
Chloe Bennet is also known as Chloe Wang, and in addition to her acting career, has enjoyed some success with an international music career. Looking forward to seeing her on S.H.I.E.L.D.

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