ABC Announces Marvel's Agent Carter Has Been Picked Up

By Steve Dove May 13, 2014

With the reveal of the ABC New Shows for 2014, Marvel's Agent Carter has been announced! Here's the official synopsis with the details.

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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Starring Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter, Marvel’s Agent Carter is executive produced by Christopher Markus, Steve McFeely, Tara Butters, Michele Fazekas, Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Jeph Loeb.

Even more exciting, Marvel's Agent Carter will serve as bridge programming between the fall finale and winter premiere of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season 2!

For more on Marvel's Agent Carter, keep it on ABC.com and Marvel.com!