Delroy Lindo has joined the cast of ABC’s latest superhero project Marvel’s Most Wanted, EW has learned.
The Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spin-off, which was confirmed to be in the pilot stage by ABC chief Paul Lee at TCA, focuses on the continued adventures of Bobbi Morse, a.k.a Mockingbird (Adrianne Palicki), and Lance Hunter (Nick Blood).
Lindo will play Dominic Fortune, who first appeared in Howard Chaykin’s Marvel Preview No. 2. In the comics, Fortune is a rogue and adventurer who craved wealth and excitement on his globe-trotting odysseys.
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Lindo’s casting brings him back to ABC, where he recently starred on the short-lived Blood & Oil. His other TV credits include The Chicago Code, Believe and Kidnapped. He’s best known for his film roles in Malcolm X and Get Shorty.
Marvel’s Most Wanted was created and written by S.H.I.E.L.D. executive producer Jeffrey Bell (Angel, The X-Files) and S.H.I.E.L.D. writer Paul Zbyszewski (Lost, Hawaii Five-0). Marvel’s Jeph Loeb also executive-produces.