ABC's Upfront 2014: details on "Marvel's Agent Carter" - official logo and description
UPDATED from original post to reflect new information from ABC's Upfront presentation.
Jedi Mouseketeer and the Sorcerer Radio Network have the goods on the new series "Marvel's Agent Carter." The series is set to premiere during the midseason break of "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. during the 2014-2015 television season. Check out the hot-off-the-press logo above and the official series description below.
"Marvel's Agent Carter," starring "Captain America's" Hayley Atwell, follows the story of Peggy Carter. It's 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work and going on secret missions for Howard Stark all while trying to navigate life as a single woman in America, in the wake of losing the love of her life - Steve Rogers. Inspired by the feature films "Captain America: The First Avenger" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," along with the short "Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter."
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|Haley Atwell at Marvel's Captain America U.S. premiere. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Publicity.|
Starring Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter, "Marvel's Agent Carter" was written by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. Executive producers are Tara Butters, Michele Fazekas, Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely, Chris Dingess, Kevin Feige, Louis D'Esposito, Alan Fine, Joe Quesada, Stan Lee and Jeph Loeb. "Marvel's Agent Carter" is produced by ABC Studios and Marvel Television.
"Marvel's Agent Carter" is just one of several new drama series air this fall on ABC. Other new dramas include: "American Crime" (Midseason), "Forever" (Tuesdays, 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), "How to Get Away with Murder" (Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 p.m., ET), "Secrets and Lies" (Midseason), "The Whispers" (Midseason).
The introduction of this new Marvel series is great news for us Marvelites and fans of period dramas. What do you think of this new Marvel midseason series? Let us know in the comments below!