Henry Simmons Promoted to Series Regular for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD

Marvel Entertainment and ABC have announced today that Henry Simmons has also been promoted to a series regular role for the third season of “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD,” reprising his role of Alphonso “Mack” Mackenzie. Luke Mitchell, the electrical powered Inhuman Lincoln, was also recently promoted to a regular.

“Mack’s story from Season 2 left him at a great place for us to continue, opening up new possibilities for the character as he takes charge of overseeing S.H.I.E.L.D.’s storehouse of unexplainable or alien objects,” said Executive Producer/Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb. “We couldn’t be more excited to add Mack to our regular cast of heroes.”

This will mark Simmons’ third stint as a regular on a TV series, having previously played Detective Baldwin Jones on “NYPD Blue” and Isaac Wright on “Shark.”

“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.