Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Casts Adrianne Palicki as Mockingbird

by Courtney Key

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. has added to its roster for the upcoming season with the announcement that Adrianne Palicki will be playing Barbara “Bobbi” Morse, aka Mockingbird, on the show.

Adrianne Palicki
Adrianne Palicki

The former Friday Night Lights star is no stranger to a superhero costume, having played Wonder Woman in David E. Kelley’s ill-fated 2011 series pilot for NBC. She was also cast in the Aquaman pilot as the villain Nadia, and as the false Kara in season 3 of Smallville.

Barbara Morse, aka Mockingbird
Barbara Morse, aka Mockingbird

Barbara “Bobbi” Morse has a long history in the Marvel comics with S.H.I.E.L.D. The character started off as a scientist working on a way to replicate the Super-Soldier serum before becoming an agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. and then taking on the Mockingbird moniker. It will be interesting to see how she fits into the show with the organization having been dismantled. Her ties to Clint Barton in the comics will no doubt have fans salivating for the possibility of a guest appearance from Hawkeye himself.

The second season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premieres September 23 on ABC in the U.S.

Source: TVLine

Courtney is a returning reader to the world of comic books, drawn back in by the power of Tom Hiddleston's portrayal of Loki in the MCU and her attraction to broken antagonists with questionable hair. Favorite titles she's currently reading…

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