Parminder Nagra, known for her performances on shows like E.R.and films like Bend it Like Beckham, will have a recurring role on the upcoming season of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. According to Marvel, she will portray a “powerful political figure who is outspoken in her distrust of Inhumans and the threat they pose to society.”


She joins fellow new cast members Gabriel Luna and Jason O’Mara, who will play Robbie Reyes and the new Director of S.H.I.E.L.D. in the upcoming season. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns September 20 in its new timeslot, 10:00 PM ET on ABC.