"This late-20s woman sounds like a dream: fun, smart, caring and confident - with an ability to get the upper hand by using her wit and charm."
The character is also obsessed with superhero culture, which is likely what lead her to work at S.H.I.E.L.D. However, the series will be set solely within the shadowy government organization, and will not feature any of the heroes from this summer's blockbuster Marvel's The Avengers.
Joss Whedon will direct the pilot episode from a script he co-wrote with Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. The writers will also serve as executive producers alongside Jeph Loeb and Jeffrey Bell. Production is scheduled to begin in January. We reported yesterday that if ABC picks up the pilot, the series will likely debut next fall on ABC.
Chloe Bennet plays the record company assistant Hailey in a recurring role on ABC's Nashville.