Natalia Cordova-Buckley has been promoted to series regular for the fifth season of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Executive producers Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, and Jeffrey Bell said in a joint statement:
“Natalia is a powerhouse in her work and in her daily life, and she has imbued one of our favorite characters with her natural strength and humor. Natalia was instantly a part of the S.H.I.E.L.D. family the first day she walked onto set, and we’re happy she’s now an official member of the S.H.I.E.L.D. team.”
Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez debuted in the 11th episode of Season 3. Yo-Yo had her own six-part webseries during the Season 4’s midseason break, titled Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot.
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns to ABC for a fifth season later this yea. The series stars Clark Gregg, Chloe Bennet, Ming-Na Wen, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge and Henry Simmons.