Marvel Entertainment and ABC have announced that Luke Mitchell is set to return for the third season of “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” as the Inhuman Lincoln in a series regular role. First introduced last season as a member of the Inhuman tribe led by Agent Skye’s mother, Jiaying, Lincoln possesses the ability to generate and wield electricity.
“Luke proved a valuable addition to our cast in Season 2, and after seeing him light up the screen with his charisma we knew we had to have him back for more,” said Executive Producer/Head of Marvel Television Jeph Loeb. “Our writers have come up with big plans for the character of Lincoln in our next season, and we can’t wait for fans to see everything we have in store.”
Before joining “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,” Mitchell played the character of John Young in “The Tomorrow People” in addition to roles on “Home and Away,” “H2O: Just Add Water,” and “Neighbours” in his native Australia. He will also appear in the upcoming independent film 7 Minutes, which will be released in June 2015.
“Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” is executive produced by Joss Whedon (Marvel’s The Avengers, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”); Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen, (“Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” pilot co-writers, “Dollhouse,” “Dr.Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”); Jeffrey Bell (“Angel,” “Alias”); and Jeph Loeb (“Marvel’s Agent Carter,” “Marvel’s Daredevil,” “Lost”).
“Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” is produced by Marvel Television and ABC Studios and returns for a third season on Tuesdays this fall on ABC.