ABC Renews Agents of Shield, Picks up Second Marvel TV Series

ABC announced last Thursday that Agents of Shield will be returning for a second season, but that wasn’t the most exciting news. ABC also announce Marvels second TV series, ABC has given the green light for Agent Carter.

Here is the official release from ABC

“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.” “Marvel’s Agent Carter” stars Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter. Executive producers are Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters, Steve McFeely & Christopher Marcus, and Jeph Loeb.

This will be the first Marvel Studios property with a woman in the lead role.

What do you think? Are you excited for Agent Carter?

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