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Agent Carter & Hayley Atwell Speculated For Avengers 4

Agent Carter and Hayley Atwell may be returning to the MCU with The Avengers 4 as it’s been learned that a scene in Avengers 4 will apparently be set in the 1960s. A casting call has gone out “looking for women who appear to be Caucasian, 20s-50s, to portray 1960s secretaries/clerks.” It is noted the …

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Netflix Not Picking Up Agent Carter: Here’s Why

With Marvel TV already having five series on Netflix (Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, Iron Fist, Defenders), and with ABC recently cancelling Agent Carter, some have thought it a good idea that Agent Carter could be renewed over at Netflix.

Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos explained to EW.com why Agent Carter won’t be coming to their streaming service.

“We’re looking for truly original brands to own,” Sarandos said. “And in that Marvel space we already have [original comic book shows] – so that was mostly why.”

Sarandos also offered it’s about legal matters, such as distribution, than not liking the Agent Carter product.

 “They also have some output deal complexities,” Sarando added. “So when you pick it up, being able to pick it up globally is difficult even after it’s canceled. Some of those output partners still had it on the air, so they would argue its covered by their output [deals]. Unfortunately, it was a business decision more than a creative one.”

While ABC did cancel Agent Carter, the good news is that if you are a Hayley Atwell fan, she can still be seen on ABC in her new series, Conviction.

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Agent Carter Gets Cancelled

ABC has cancelled the Marvel Agent Carter TV series following two seasons.

The news shouldn’t be all that surprising as ratings weren’t that good. In addition, a few weeks ago it became known star of Agent Carter, Hayley Atwell, signed on for another ABC series, which has been green lit with Conviction.

Conviction will air for the 2016-17 season and is described as:

Atwell stars as a lawyer and the former First Daughter Hayes Morrison, who is about to accept a job offered from her sexy nemesis, NY District Attorney Wayne Wallis (Eddie Cahill), to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother’s Senate campaign. Working with his team at the new Conviction Integrity Unit will let her use her brilliant mind to turn over cases where there is credible suspicion of wrongful conviction, and give her a chance to turn things around with her high-powered political family.

Update: ABC has also cancelled the Agents of SHIELD spinoff, Marvel’s Most Wanted.

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Watch: Clark Gregg vs. Hayley Atwell Lip Sync Battle

Check out Agents Of SHIELD taking on Agent Carter in Spike TV’s Lic Sync Battle.

Pardon the pun, but you may want to shield your eyes as Clark Gregg performs Britney Spears’ “Toxic.”

Hayley Atwell answers with her own version of Lada Gaga’s “Bad Romance.”

We may never look at Agent Coulson the same after this…

Clark Gregg (“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”) and Hayley Atwell (“Marvel’s Agent Carter”) settle their Comic-Con rivalry on Lip Sync Battle! Clark enlists wife Jennifer Grey’s help for Britney Spears’ “Toxic” while Hayley goes full Lady Gaga with “Bad Romance”!  

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Agent Carter Likely To Be Cancelled As Hayley Atwell Is Set To Star In Another ABC Series

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It’s being reported Hayley Atwell is set to star as the the lead of another ABC series, the legal drama Conviction, which means the Agent Carter Marvel series is likely done for.

Deadline reports ABC has tapped Atwell for the lead in Conviction, noting it doesn’t look likely Agent Carter will return for a third season.

It is noted that if (and it sounds like a big if) Agent Carter does get picked up for a third season, ABC sources indicate there is a scenario in which Atwell could possibly do both shows (possibly as limited runs).

It’s further noted that the casting of Hayley Atwell in a new ABC series means more than likely Agent Carter is not getting renewed, but that the network doesn’t want to lose the actress as “they want to keep its star on its roster of leading ladies.”

While Agent Carter has been said to be only averaging around 2.9 million viewers, it has been said to have good DVR viewings.

Conviction is described as: The story of Carter Morrison (Atwell), the brilliant but ne’er-do-well daughter of a former President, who is blackmailed into taking a job as the head of Los Angeles’ newly created Conviction Integrity Unit. She, along with her team of lawyers, investigators and forensic experts, work together to examine cases where there’s credible suspicion that the wrong person may have been convicted of a crime.

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Watch: Captain America: 75 Heroic Years ABC Special Promo

ABC recently announced that a one hour special, Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years, will air on Tuesday, January 19th at 8pm ET, which will be followed by the Season 2 premiere of Agent Carter.

Check out a promo above for the special.

WB is also airing a special following The Flash on the same night featuring Batman vs. Superman footage, a new Suicide Squad trailer and Wonder Woman footage.

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ABC Airing Captain America Special Before Agent Carter Premiere

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ABC has announced that a one hour special, Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years, will air on Tuesday, January 19th at 8pm ET, which will be followed by the Season 2 premiere of Agent Carter.

The full announcement can be found below.

Marvel Studios also has Captain America: Civil War opening May 6, 2016.

 

ABC Celebrates Iconic Hero in the Original Special “Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years,” January 19

CAPTAIN AMERICA TURNS 75!

CELEBRATE ONE OF THE WORLD’S MOST ICONIC HEROES IN THE ORIGINAL SPECIAL “MARVEL’S CAPTAIN AMERICA: 75 HEROIC YEARS,” JANUARY 19 ON ABC

 

From his first appearance in 1941 through the 75 years that would follow, Captain America has been one of, if not the most, influential comic book characters ever to be created. Take a look back at the history of this beloved Marvel character and see how his influence continues to have impact today in the original special “Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years,” airing TUESDAY, JANUARY 19 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.

New York, 1940. A new era on the horizon. Little did the world know then that this decade would shape the course of history in ways never before seen. But two men, who walked those New York streets, a pair of artists and creators, had a strong feeling of what was to come. They were Joe Simon and Jack Kirby, two first-generation Jewish-Americans who believed in their country, believed that the atrocities taking place in Europe needed to be answered, and most importantly, they believed in freedom. And it was an image of freedom that they would create…

Captain America has been the moral compass that has inspired generations to do better and believe in more than themselves. Whether it be leading The Avengers or fighting for his beliefs, even when it meant taking sides against those closest to him during Marvel’s Civil War, “Cap” has been a beacon of light in the Marvel Universe and a central figure in the vast and dynamic world that Marvel fans know and celebrate today.

This special, one-hour event follows the history of Captain America from 1941 to present and explores how the character has been a reflection of the changing times and the world he has existed in throughout the years. Fans will hear from various Marvel luminaries including Stan Lee, Joe Quesada, Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Jeph Loeb, Louis D’Esposito, Chris Evans and Hayley Atwell, as well as family members of Cap’s creators. “Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years” will also unveil an exclusive announcement from Marvel Comics.

“Marvel’s Captain America: 75 Heroic Years” is directed by Zak Knutson and produced by Bow and Arrow Entertainment. Executive producers on the project include Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory, John Cerilli. Harry Go, Matthew Perniciaro, Michael Sherman and Matthew Mandarino. The special will be broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC’s selected HDTV format with a 5.1 channel surround sound. A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to the airdate.

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Watch: Agents of SHIELD 3×11 / Agent Carter Season 2 Promo

Watch the preview above for the return of Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD on Tuesday, March 8th, as well as a promo for Agent Carter Season 2, which premiers Tuesday, January 19th.

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD 3×11 – Hold your positions – Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD returns Tuesday March 8th with all-new episodes. But have no fear, Agent Carter is here! On January 19th, the original Marvel team is headed to Hollywood for a blockbuster adventure.

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First Look At Agent Carter Season 2 & Premiere Date Announced

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Marvel has released a first look at Hayley Atwell for Agent Carter season 2 and announced the two-hour premiere date for the series is Tuesday, January 5th beginning at 9:00 PM ET on ABC.

Agents Of SHIELD will then return with new episodes Tuesdays at 9:00 PM ET on ABC on March 8th.

This year, Peggy (Hayley Atwell) journeys out to Los Angeles, and you can see her arrival in the very first image from the new season directly below.

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Stan Lee & Supergirl Melissa Benoist Join Agent Carter Vs. SHIELD Dubsmash

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Check out the latest Agent Carter vs. Agents Of SHIELD Dubsmash battle as Stan Lee and Supergirl Melissa Benoist have entered the fray.

Stan Lee joins Hayley Atwell as they sing “Lola” while in Agent Coulson’s 1962 Chevy Corvette.

Supergirl Melissa Benoist helps out Clark Gregg and Chloe Bennet with “Why Can’t We Be Friends” as they get some help from The Dark Knight and Deadpool.

The Agent Carter vs SHIELD Dubsmash War is for charity, and you can watch the videos and vote on your favorite by donating at crowdrise.com.

Presently, Stan Lee is in the lead!

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Watch: Agents of SHIELD & Agent Carter Season Look Back Videos

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While we wait for Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD and Agent Carter to return, check out recap videos for their previous seasons, which were shown off at Comic-Con.

Agents of SHIELD returns for Season 3 on Tuesday, September 29th at 9pm ET; Agent Carter returns returns for its second season during mid-season.

Here’s the description for the third season of SHIELD:

…the series will begin introducing new friends and foes inspired by the critically acclaimed SECRET WARRIORS comic series as well as the Inhuman Lash.

In the aftermath of S.H.I.E.L.D.’s battle with Jiaying and the Inhumans, Director Coulson will search the world for more powered people and assemble an extraordinary new team to deal with threats unlike the world has ever seen. However, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will soon find out they’re not the only ones tracking down these new Inhumans.

Description for Agent Carter Season 2:

Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect. 

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Carol Danvers Captain Marvel Gets Agent Carter Creative Team & New Look

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Following the news of Kelly Sue DeConnick’s departure from the Carol Danvers Captain Marvel series, Marvel has announced a new creative team, which will consist of the showrunners behind the Agent Carter TV series.

Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas will be the writers on the new Captain Marvel #1 that launches following Secret Wars, with Kris Anka on as artist.

Fast Company revealed details and the new look of Carol Danvers which includes an altered costume and a short new hair cut.

• The new series begins eight months after the end of Secret Wars.

• The new mission has Captain Marvel as Earth’s first line of defense against extraterrestrial threats.

• S.W.O.R.D. will not be around post-Secret Wars.

• Carol comes upon a ghost ship, with no crew or dead crew, with the first six issues dealing with the fact that it’s not a coincidence that the ship is headed towards Earth and Captain Marvel.

• Carol is really meant to be a soldier and a commander, and also a diplomat; the series is rooted in Earth but also an extension into the galaxy.

Regarding the new costume and hair cut:

 “We’ve slightly modified her costume to kind of reflect her new status quo,” says Butters. “There’s been a lot of controversy about Carol Danvers’ haircut. We really wanted to make sure it was consistent and streamlined. Last year I think a lot of people couldn’t get her hairstyle—sometimes it was short, sometimes it was long—so we went in and designed exactly what she would look like. Kris really wanted to go shorter, because he felt it aligned with what her new look is all about.”

“She’s military,” added Fazekas. “She’s not going to have this huge mane of hair. It needs to be practical.”

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Marvel TV Comic-Con 2015 Schedule Released

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While Marvel Studios is skipping out on Comic-Con this year, Marvel TV will be there with Agents Of SHIELD, Agent Carter and their animated series.

Marvel released details and the schedule for Marvel TV’s Comic-Con appearance:

On Friday, July 10, the world-famous Marvel Television Presents panel returns as Jeph Loeb (Marvel’s Head of Television) brings you exclusive news and surprises about your favorite action-packed Marvel series on ABC.  Join Jeph, showrunners, and the casts of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and “Marvel’s Agent Carter” for this must-see panel that’ll have everyone talking!

Then, on Saturday July 11, catch Marvel Animation Presents and see what’s ahead in the world of Marvel Animation. Join Stephen Wacker (VP, Current Series – Marvel Animation Studios), Cort Lane (VP, Animation Development & Partnerships), and Eric Radomski (SVP, Production & Creative Director, Animation) for exclusive first looks at the exciting new seasons of hit animated series: “Marvel’s Avengers: Ultron Revolution” and “Marvel’s Ultimate Spider-Man vs. The Sinister 6.” Also, be there to catch exclusive never-before-seen footage from “Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy” animated series! Star-Lord, Groot, Rocket, Gamora and Drax are back for even more intergalactic adventures in the highly-anticipated new animated series coming to Disney XD this fall.

You’ll also have a chance to meet with the stars of your favorite Marvel Television series on ABC at two exclusive signing events at the Marvel booth (#2329) on Saturday, July 11!

MARVEL TELEVISION SCHEDULE:

 

FRIDAY, JULY 10:

Marvel Television Presents — Panel Session

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM in Ballroom 20

Join the casts and producers of “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and “Marvel’s Agent Carter”!

 

SATURDAY, JULY 11

“Marvel’s Agent Carter” – Cast Signing Event

10:00 AM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

Cast Attending: Hayley Atwell, James D’Arcy, Tara Butters (EP), Michele Fazekas (EP), Chris Dingess (EP), Louis D’Esposito (EP) and Jeph Loeb (EP)

 

Marvel Animation Presents – Panel Session

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM in Room 6BCF

Go behind-the-scenes into the world of Marvel Animation!

 

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” – Cast Signing Event

2:30 PM at the Marvel Booth (#2329)

Cast Attending: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Chloe Bennet, Brett Dalton, Iain De Caestecker, Elizabeth Henstridge, Nick Blood, Adrianne Palicki, Henry Simmons, Luke Mitchell, Maurissa Tancharoen (EP), Jed Whedon (EP) and Jeph Loeb (EP).

Please note that both signings are ticketed events and passes will be available on a first-come, first-served lottery basis beginning at 9:30 AM on Saturday, July 11 at the Marvel Booth (#2329).

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Hayley Atwell Shows Off Captain America: Civil War Set Images

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Check out Agent Carter revealing an inside look at the set of Captain America: Civil War which includes pics of Chris Evans and Anthony Mackie.

Hayley Atwell will be featured in the movie reprising as Sharon Carter.

ABC also ordered a second season for Agent Carter, which will consist of 12 episodes.

“Captain America: Civil War” has  a May 6, 2016 release date directed by Anthony and Joe Russo starring Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Paul Bettany, Don Cheadle, Emily VanCamp, William Hurt, Martin Freeman and Chadwick Boseman as Black Panther.

Synopsis:

Captain America: Civil War picks up where Avengers: Age of Ultron left off, as Steve Rogers leads the new team of Avengers in their continued efforts to safeguard humanity. After another international incident involving the Avengers results in collateral damage, political pressure mounts to install a system of accountability and a governing body to determine when to enlist the services of the team. The new status quo fractures the Avengers while they try to protect the world from a new and nefarious villain.

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Agent Carter Season 2 To Have 10 Episodes

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When Agent Carter returns for Season 2, it’s learned the series will consist of 10 episodes.

Series star Hayley Atwell participated in a Q&A at the Houston Comicpalooza where she offered the following:

I also think the show runners really want to move it forward. So it’s going to be set in L.A., and it’s 10 episodes. It’s going to be a very glamorous, dark world of 1940s Los Angeles.

Here is the description for Agent Carter Season 2 as well:

Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect.

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Agents Of SHIELD Season 3 & Agent Carter Season 2 Descriptions

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With ABC renewing both Agents Of SHIELD and Agent Carter, descriptions for the upcoming seasons have been released.

Agents Of SHIELD Season 3 will see: “Director Phil Coulson (Clark Gregg) embark on a deadly new secret mission to protect the world from new threats in the wake of SHIELD’s wars with Hydra and a rogue faction of Inhumans.”

Agents Carter Season 2 sees Peggy movie from NYC To LA: “Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II, Peggy must now journey from New York City to Los Angeles for her most dangerous assignment yet. But even as she discovers new friends, a new home — and perhaps even a new love — she’s about to find out that the bright lights of the post-war Hollywood mask a more sinister threat to everyone she is sworn to protect.”

(via EW.com)

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