Rumour: Hayley Atwell signed up for Agent Carter spin-off

News Louisa Mellor
3 Jan 2014 - 08:31

Nothing's official as yet, but the rumour mill suggests that a Hayley Atwell-starring Peggy Carter TV series is pressing ahead...

The source on this one may be wobbly at the moment, hence the 'rumour' headline, but it's certainly not a stretch to believe. After the popularity of Marvel's Agent Carter one-shot featuring Hayley Atwell, talk of a Captain America spin-off TV series for the character and actress began, and now some are suggesting the deal has been done.

Atwell (Captain America: The First AvengerBlack Mirror) made positive noises about the prospect back in October, telling Digital Spy, "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". The Mirror, without a source, is reporting that Atwell is about to start work on the proposed series. 

We'll bring you confirmation from Marvel if and when it arrives.

Marvel's Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns to ABC on the 7th of January.


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