He joins previously announced series lead Stella Baker. In the show, rebellious high school teacher Sarah Cooper (Baker) utilizes an obscure cartographical loophole to declare independence when faced with the destruction of her town at the hands of a greedy mining company. Now Sarah must lead a young group of misfits as they attempt to start their own country from scratch.
Mitchell will star as Danny, Sarah’s brother. After enduring a difficult childhood at the hands of his mother, Danny returns to his hometown as the harbinger of its demise. A brilliant young lawyer representing the mining company that wishes to destroy Greylock, Danny must confront his own deep emotional scars as his trip home brings him face to face with the ghosts of his past.
Mitchell previously starred in the NBC series “Blindspot” and the CBS legal drama “The Code.” He is also known for his time on the ABC-Marvel series “Agents of SHIELD.” He will also appear in the upcoming films “Black Water: Abyss” and “Without Remorse.”
He is repped by UTA, Management 360, and McMahon Management in Australia.