J. August Richards Returning To AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. For The Midseason Finale


richardsThere was a lot of talk about what character J. August Richards was playing in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot. Was he Luke Cage? Was he Rage? It turned out he was just a random guy named Mike Peterson who got injected with Extremis. Coulson and his ragtag group were able to sedate Mike and get him the help he needed in their very first mission together. Now the character will return for the mid-season finale to lend Coulson help when he needs it most.

Marvel posted the synopsis for the December 10th mid-season finale entitled The Bridge. Coulson is taking the fight back to the mysterious Centipede, and he needs some super-soldier support. You can read the full rundown and guest cast list below. What do you think about Richards making an encore appearance for the show’s halfway point?

“The Bridge” – In a shocking cliffhanger episode, Coulson takes the war back to Centipede, and this time he brings in Mike Peterson for some super-soldier support. As they get closer to the truth, startling secrets are revealed and an unexpected twist threatens the team, on “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,” Tuesday, December 10 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on ABC
Guest starring are J. August Richards as Mike Peterson, Ajani Wrighster as Ace, Ruth Negga as Raina, Rick Malambri as Brian Hayward, Molly McCook as Laura Hayward, Cullen Douglas as Edison Po, Rico Devereaux as prison guard and Albert Marrero Jr. as trainer.

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Source : MARVEL