Brian Patrick Wade Joins Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. As Absorbing Man!
August 21, 2014
Marvel Entertainment has revealed that "Teen Wolf" actor Brian Patrick Wade has joined the cast of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." as Carl "Crusher" Creel, AKA Absorbing Man! As his name implies, Creel's powers allow him to take on the properties of any surface or object he touches, making him super strong as well as nearly indestructible. You can check out the first official image of Wade in the role below.
Wade joins a number of guest stars for the upcoming sophomore season of the series including Adrianne Palicki (Bobbi Morse, AKA Mockingbird), Lucy Lawless (Agent Isabelle Hartley), Reed Diamond (Daniel Whitehall), Nick Blood (Lance Hunter), Henry Simmons (Alphonso "Mack" Mackenzie), and Kyle MacLachlan (Skye's father).
The "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." cast includes Clark Gregg as fan favorite Phil Coulson, along with Ming-Na Wen as Agent Melinda May, Brett Dalton as Agent Grant Ward, Chloe Bennet as Skye, Iain De Caestecker as Agent Leo Fitz and Elizabeth Henstridge as Agent Jemma Simmons.
The series is executive produced by Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, Jeffrey Bell and Jeph Loeb. Season 1 of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." will debut on DVD and Blu-ray on September 9, with season 2 set to premiere on September 23.