Earlier this month there was a lot of speculation about who (or what) Grant Ward had been transformed into at the end of the mid-season finale. Fans familiar with Marvel Comics lore guessed Ward was now the creepy entity known as Hive.
Today we got confirmation on that speculation thanks to Agents of SHIELD producers - Yes, Grant is actually Hive, although we don't know if the real Grant will return or not.
Screen Rant has more below.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Producers Confirm Grant Ward's Villain Identity