Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Spoilers: Show Casts Desperate Housewives Alum To Play Skye’s Dad

Well, this is an interesting choice.

ABC’s Marvel Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. has cast Desperate Housewives and Twin Peaks star Kyle MacLachlan to play one of the most anticipated new roles of the show’s sophomore season.

TVLine reports that the actor has snagged the elusive role of Skye’s father.

The mystery of Skye’s true identity a key focal point of the show’s first season. Fans have speculated about the true identity of her parents, how she ended up at an orphanage and why she is classified as a 0-8-4. The season finale ended with Centipede’s Raina approaching someone with a photo of Skye and saying that she had found his daughter.