Bill Paxton will be joining the cast of Agents of SHIELD playing John Garret for at least four episodes beginning late February or early March. This will be a pretty good twist and should make things interesting bringing in a little know character from the comic books. Here is what Jed Whedon had to say about it.
We wanted to bring in a rough-and-tumble former cohort of Agent Coulson with a little bit of attitude and cigar-smoking swagger.
. . when Garrett got his promotion to Level 7, he refused to sit behind
a desk and doesn't like the formalities of S.H.I.E.L.D. He's going to
help Coulson solve some mysteries and is not afraid to rig an explosive