Red Dawn and G.I. Joe: Retaliation star Adrianne Palicki has been cast as Marvel superheroine Mockingbird in Tv series Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.

A big comic book fan, the actress will portray super spy Bobbi Morse, aka Mockingbird, when the show returns to Tv in America later this year (Sep14), according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Tv series is building on it's big-name roster after recently recruiting Twin Peaks star Kyle MACLachlan and Lucy Lawless.