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Details about Brett Dalton's character have also become known. See below.
Director Coulson and crew come back fighting to face their greatest threat and assemble a crew of secret warriors when “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” returns Tuesday, March 8 at 9:00 PM ET on ABC!
Spoilers follow for Agents of SHIELD.
A Comic Book Movie user recently attended Wizard World Portland where Elizabeth Henstridge, who plays Simmons, revealed that Brett Dalton's character is actually Hive.
"Watching him play Hive is interesting," Henstridge said. "He has the memories of the people he has killed."
The character of Hive in the Marvel comics is described as:
Created in the Hydra laboratories in their home base of Gehenna, the Hive was an experiment made to physically embody the Hydra ideal. The entity is composed of untold numbers of genetically-engineered parasites. An unknown and unwitting Hydra agent was offered/fed to these parasites as a host around which they could merge into a singular being. Grotesque and menacing in both stature and appearance the Hive had no identity of its own, per se, as its collective will dominates the human host it engulfs; however, it possesses a quiet and cunning intelligence and as a result of its conditioning is completely dedicated to the Hydra...
Also said to be a Hydra figurehead.