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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Jason O’Mara Cast as New Director

Jason O'Mara will play the new director of SHIELD

Now we know who will play Phil Coulson‘s new boss when Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns this fall. 

Irish actor Jason O’Mara has been cast in the role of S.H.I.E.L.D. Director. It’s not known yet who he is meant to portray, but Marvel Studios says the character has roots going back to the 1940s.

Executive Producer and Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb told Deadline, “Bringing Jason into the mix as the New Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. forces everyone, particularly Coulson, to reevaluate their role in the agency. Jason has both the physical presence and acting dynamics that will connect with and challenge even the most loyal agent.”

Notably, Jason O’Mara is the voice of Batman in the current DC Animation movie universe. He has voiced the Dark Knight in Son of Batman, Batman vs. Robin, Batman: Bad Blood, and other films..

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 4 premieres on Tuesday, September 20, 2016, at 10pm EST on ABC.SuperFable