UPDATE: Kyle MacLachlan Reportedly Joins AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. As 'The Doctor'

<font color=red>UPDATE:</font> Kyle MacLachlan Reportedly Joins AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.  As 'The Doctor'

According to io9, Kyle MacLachlan (Dune, Twin Peaks) will appear in the second episode of the upcoming second season of Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. as a character referred to only as The Doctor. Strange, eh?

Okay so it's probably not THAT Doctor, but in another bit of news from io9, it seems Twin Peaks veteran Kyle MacLachlan will be showing up in ep 2 of the second season of Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. as some kind of practitioner of medicine/science..and it's unlikely to be a in a scene with Coulson looking for a prescription for the flu. They also report that Glenn Talbot (Adrian Pasdar) will be back to give the team headaches in the season premiere.

"A source tells io9 that the premiere will see the return of Adrian Pasdar's Glenn Talbot, and that the second episode will guest star Kyle MacLachlan as "The Doctor."

To be fair though, this show does feature a great many nonspecific doctors, scientists etc so it may just be a character written for this one episode -- but, it could also just as easily be an established character from the comics and MacLachlan will return for future appearances. Either way, he's a fine actor so it'll be interesting to see which role he ultimately ends up in.

UPDATE: TV Line report that MacLachlan will actually be playing Skye's father!
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Shroombeast - 8/7/2014, 8:38 AM
Should we expect Daleks as well?
LubedUp - 8/7/2014, 8:39 AM
Sounds like a villain.
Frogman - 8/7/2014, 8:39 AM
Doctor Who in Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.?!
anthonyEstark - 8/7/2014, 8:43 AM
@Shroombeast @Frogman Nice, glad I'm not the only one who thought so.
yossarian - 8/7/2014, 8:46 AM
Doctor Octagon?
kevberg - 8/7/2014, 8:49 AM
Glad Pasdar is back... Still say he should be Hal jordan, but he makes a decent Talbot.

Talbot should be a a annoying weasel. Pasdar plays him cooler than that.
MsDarkPhoenix - 8/7/2014, 8:55 AM
I'd say 'Doctor Who?' but we have enough DW jokes already... But I just said it so whatever, have a nice day people!
Doopie - 8/7/2014, 8:56 AM
Dr Strange??
tongtong - 8/7/2014, 8:58 AM
Captain Britain, PhD. LOL
yossarian - 8/7/2014, 9:01 AM
Maybe it was a typo and he is the Doctorb. The "B" is for bargain.
Dustellar - 8/7/2014, 9:03 AM
Dr Nemesis?
tongtong - 8/7/2014, 9:06 AM
Could be Phineas Horton or Malus or Darkoth. Gorilla-Man? Doc Samson recast?

AoS pulling another Deathlok. Not another hide-the-CBM-character's-true identity-with-fake-names.
MercwithMouth - 8/7/2014, 9:09 AM
He was the bad guy in that live-action Flinstones movie...lol. I thought he looked familiar.
SmellofDuty - 8/7/2014, 9:10 AM
Lord, I hope he isn't Strange.
yossarian - 8/7/2014, 9:10 AM
Doctorb is a Simpsons reference.
TheRealRemyLebeau - 8/7/2014, 9:11 AM
September is almost here. Can't wait.
tongtong - 8/7/2014, 9:12 AM
He voiced Clark on those animated movies.
SmellofDuty - 8/7/2014, 9:12 AM
MercwithMouth - 8/7/2014, 9:14 AM

Hi Everybody!!

I wanted to be Dr. Nick when I was younger... Maybe that's why I never amounted to anything...
tongtong - 8/7/2014, 9:15 AM
I remember him better in Desperate Housewives and Showgirls.
Reasonnnn - 8/7/2014, 9:16 AM
@tongtong Ahh Showgirls, a classic "it's so bad it's good" movie.
TheGreenBastard - 8/7/2014, 9:19 AM
Doctor Nick is awesome! I'm not against this guy, but I've never been impressed by his acting.
TheGreenBastard - 8/7/2014, 9:19 AM
That said, I'd cry if he was Doctor Strange.
Gusto - 8/7/2014, 9:22 AM
I hope he's a better doctor than that
one that gave me a prostate exam at
that freeway rest area. He looked
strangely like a scruffy trucker.
CaptShipwreck - 8/7/2014, 9:23 AM
Loved twin peaks .... Too bad this cat never got his due after dune
Scorpion8125 - 8/7/2014, 9:25 AM

Just because the nice man gives you candy and says something about playing doctor doesn't mean you should jump in his windowless van exam room.

Gusto - 8/7/2014, 9:26 AM
He wasn't very doctor like at
all now that I think about it.
He smelled like Skoal and Busch Beer.
yossarian - 8/7/2014, 9:26 AM
How come no one is throwing a tantrum about the flu sentence? He is editorializing!!!!

I hope Coulson has the flu all season and sees 15 doctors. I hope he never gets over the flu until the last episode where Doctor Strange cures him.
yossarian - 8/7/2014, 9:27 AM
@Gusto - That was me. And I barely looked at your prostate for 23 minutes.
jessepostal - 8/7/2014, 9:27 AM
Get David lynch to direct a few episodes!!!
AnAvenger - 8/7/2014, 9:29 AM
Doctor Octopus. Calling it now.
yossarian - 8/7/2014, 9:29 AM

I hope it's all good with you man.
Gusto - 8/7/2014, 9:29 AM
Scorp...why the hell not?
Who doesn't love candy?
RorMachine - 8/7/2014, 9:30 AM
Yoss, I hope so too. At least then they'd bring that up and not an ancient Shailene Woodley satire article many didn't get:)
Dingbat - 8/7/2014, 9:30 AM
KelvTwelve - 8/7/2014, 9:30 AM
To me, he's THE CAPTAIN.
KelvTwelve - 8/7/2014, 9:31 AM
@Dingbat YES! THERE WE GO!
NovaCorpsFan - 8/7/2014, 9:32 AM
Gusto - 8/7/2014, 9:33 AM
Damnit! That's like the 19th time you tricked me like that!
ALmazing - 8/7/2014, 9:34 AM
No way it's Dr strange, they making it a movie for Pete's sake... maybe it's a Doctor Who/Marvel crossover

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