Report: Hayley Atwell Signed Up for 'Agent Carter' TV Series


Hayley Atwell


Thanks to the success of the character's one-shot, the British actress reportedly will reprise her role as Peggy Carter in 'Captain America' spin-off.

The attachment of Marvel one-shot "Agent Carter" in the Blu-ray release of "Iron Man 3" prompted the rumor that the studio was mulling over a plan to have a standalone TV series for Agent Carter. A new report emerges that the project is officially on the go with Hayley Atwell on board.

Atwell is going to reprise her role as Agent Peggy Carter in "Captain America: The First Avenger" TV spin-off, U.K.'s Mirror reports. The British actress has allegedly signed up for the major deal and will start work soon for a premiere at the end of the year.

"This is a massive deal for both Hayley and Marvel comic fans," a source told Mirror. "It's Marvel's major project of 2014, and it will be a big budget production. Hayley is absolutely thrilled to have the opportunity and is incredibly grateful to Marvel fans who have basically been campaigning for a spin-off show for the past six months. It means moving to LA for six months but her friends and family are all behind her, and this is a huge opportunity."

In the one-shot which was released in September 2013, Carter went on an unauthorized solo mission a year after "The First Avenger" ended. Atwell said back in October, "The one-shot was so successful, the fanbase were like, 'We want more of Peggy!' I think Marvel probably take that very seriously, and it's certainly something I would be a part of doing. I'd be interested to show different sides of Peggy."

There has been no official announcement from Marvel yet. The news came a few weeks after Atwell completed the filming of "Captain America: The Winter Soldier".

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Aaron Hernandez Allegedly Left Suicide Note for His Jailhouse Gay Lover
  2. Khloe Kardashian Flashes Lace Bra and Panties. See Her Red Hot Look!
  3. 'X-Men: Dark Phoenix' and Release Date Officially Announced
  4. 'Avatar' Sequels Release Dates Unveiled
  5. Jaden Smith Plans to Release K-Pop Single This Year
  6. 'Dancing with the Stars' Features Shocking Elimination on 'Boy Bands and Girl Groups' Night
  7. Find Out Kim, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian's Biggest 'Lies' in New Tell All
  8. George and Amal Clooney Reportedly to Spend Over $1 M on a Royal-Like Delivery Experience
  9. Moving on From Kylie Jenner? Tyga Caught Hugging Justin Bieber's Ex Jordan Ozuna
  10. Aaron Hernandez's Male Prison Lover Is Allegedly Revealed, Lawyer Denies Gay Rumor

CELEBS PHOTO