Marvel fans, mark your calendars. The mid-season mini-series “Marvel’s Agent Carter” will premiere on ABC on January 6, when “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” goes on hiatus.
Hayley Atwell reprises the role she originated in “Captain America: The First Avenger”, as Agent Carter seeks to clear the name of her friend Howard Stark when he is framed for a major crime. Dominic Cooper, who played Howard Stark in “First Avenger” reprises the role.
Chad Michael Murray, Enver Gjokaj, Shea Wingham, James D’Arcy, and Lindsy Fonseca co-star in the eight-episode series, which will run straight through until the finale on February 24.
In addition, Costa Ronin has joined the cast as Anton Vanko, who would be Howard Stark’s former associate and later, the father of “Iron Man 2” nemesis Ivan Vanko, played by Mickey Rourke in the 2010 sequel.
Look out for “Marvel’s Agent Carter” on January 6 on ABC.