Mark Dacascos SHIELD Cast

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A former Hawaii Five-0 villain is (allegedly) turning over a new leaf with a move to Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Mark Dacascos will recur in the ABC drama as Giyera, who heads up security for S.H.I.E.L.D., our sister site Deadline reports.

In addition to 5-0, Dacascos’ TV credits include roles on Chicago P.D. and General Hospital. (And let’s not forget his iconic turn as Iron Chef: America‘s Chairman.)

Ready for more of today’s newsy nuggets? Well…

* Chasing Life‘s Haley Ramm is joining the cast of The Originals, EW.com reports, playing a “dangerous” witch named Ariane.

* Allison Tolman (Fargo) will star in the ABC pilot Downward Dog, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Based on the web series of the same name, the single-camera comedy follows a down-on-her-luck woman named Nan (Tolman) whose devoted dog speaks its mind in confessional-style interviews.

* ABC has renewed BattleBots for a second season.

* Grease: Live (Fox, Jan. 31) has added three more performers to its ranks, People reports: Jordan Fisher (Teen Beach Movie) will play T-Bird Doody, Andrew Call (As the World Turns) will play T-Bird Sonny and Yvette Gonzalez-Nacer (The Fresh Beat Band) will play the iconic Cha Cha.

* IFC has renewed its Marc Maron-led comedy Maron for a fourth season. Production begins in January with Season 4 expected to premiere in Spring.

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4 Comments
  1. Avril says:

    Love Mark Decascos! Would love to see him throw-down with May!

  2. zac says:

    Isnt he the Iron Chef guy?

  3. Mr. Tran K says:

    Happy to see Mark Dacascos’ new role on Agents of SHIELD and I think he’s going to fit in well now that his villainous role as Wo Fat on Hawaii Five-O is done.

  4. Delirious says:

    Digging the casting choice… But I also see him heading for a heel turn sooner or later.

    And yes, I used a wrestling term. Yay.