Hayley Atwell is returning in the title role. Michele Fazekas and Tara Butters ("Reaper") are the showrunners. Steve McFeely & Christopher Marcus, who wrote the screenplays for both Captain America movies, wrote the pilot and will serve as executive producers along with Jeph Loeb.
EDIT: ABC just released an official description:
“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.” “Marvel’s Agent Carter” stars Hayley Atwell as Agent Peggy Carter. Executive producers are Michele Fazekas & Tara Butters, Steve McFeely & Christopher Marcus, and Jeph Loeb.
Edited by Adam Lenhardt, May 08 2014 - 07:33 PM.