Agents of Shield Mallory Jansen

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Taps Galavant Star Mallory Jansen to Do the Robot

Mallory Jansen is staying in the ABC family, with a very special role on Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

TVLine has learned exclusively that the onetime Galavant queen is trading her ill-gotten crown for a belly full of circuit boards, playing the robot Aida during Season 4 of the ABC series (premiering Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 10/9c).

Previously announced S.H.I.E.L.D. castings include Jason O’Mara as the new Director, Gabriel Luna as Robbie Reyes aka Ghost Rider and Parminder Nagra as a powerful political figure who is outspoken about her distrust of Inhumans.

In addition to her reign as Madalena, Jansen’s TV credits include Young & Hungry and Baby Daddy.

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  1. Wordsmith says:

    I can totally picture her as a LMD. She’s got a great look and voice for the part. Definitely approve of this casting.

  2. Hollie says:

    I cannot be more happy about SHIELD’s casting choices this year.

  3. Phil says:

    YES!!!! That’s an excellent choice.
    Her line reading of “I can do MAGIC. Big day.” still brings a smile to my face. Now I’m excited for Season 4.

  4. Joey Padron says:

    Good casting news. Can’t wait to see her play a robot in new season!

  5. clintbrew says:

    i was expecting jocasta unless they are saving her for movies i know she the female ultron but the LMDs could haved been based on ultron for the series

  6. Michael Summerset says:

    I remember the old days when robots use to look like robots.

    • Nichole says:

      Well, technology sucked then.

    • Ayee ayeee says:

      It’s an LMD. They’re supposed to look like humans.

    • NoName says:

      It’s important, that these robots are looking like people. It’s easier for the them to accomplish world domination, if they can replace the Director of SHIELD, top-ranking politicians, top-ranking officers and so on with robots who are not distinguishable from the original. :)

  7. Kristy says:

    Oh, good choice. She was awesome on Galavant.