Marvel’s Agent Carter Coming to Fox UK
The critically acclaimed Marvel’s Agent Carter is coming to Fox UK.
The television series created for ABC by Christopher Markus & Stephen McFeely, was inspired by the films Captain America: The First Avenger and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and the Marvel One-Shot short film of the same name. Starring, Hayley Atwell, who reprises her role of Peggy Carter, the series see’s Carter return to action on a mission to clear the name of Howard Stark and save the world from his deadliest weapons.
The popular series was developed in September 2013, following the Agent Carter short film, with Atwell’s involvement in the project confirmed in January 2014. The following May ABC bypassed a pilot, ordering the show straight to series. Atwell was joined by James D’Arcy, Enver Gjokaj, Chad Michael Murray and Shea Whigham for the first season, with the plot introducing the origins of several characters and storylines from Marvel Comic Universe films, with other characters from the films and Marvel One-Shots also making cameo appearances.
The first season, consists of eight episodes and aired from January 6 to February 24, 2015, during the season two mid-season break of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D in the States and was renewed for a season of ten episodes in May 2015.
For UK viewers Marvel’s Agent Carter starts on Fox UK at 9pm on 12th July 2015.