Ming-Na Wen Joins The Cast Of Joss Whedon’s ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ (And The Morning Links)

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10.25.12 3 Comments

According to Deadline, she’ll play Agent Melinda May, who’s “soulful and slightly damaged by her combat experiences, [but] an ace pilot, a weapons expert, and a soldier who can (and has) gone beyond the call of duty.” I hope she plays by no one’s rules…except her own. Wen is best known for playing Dr. Jing-Mei Chen on E.R. and voicing the titular character in Disney’s Mulan, but in the Kurp household (think a soggy cardboard box under a bridge), she IS Chun-Li Zang from Street Fighter. This Whedon fellow is one Jean-Claude Van Damme casting announcement away from making me believe in his show. (Via)

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