Shea Whigham play the male lead in the new series Agent Carter, according to the portal The Wrap quoting representatives studio Marvel.
45-year-old actor, best known for the films “Wristcutters: A Love Story”, “tiger country” and “Shelter”, will appear in the form of harsh but just the head of the CHP (Strategic Scientific Reserve) named Roger Dooley. It will be the curator of the show the main character – Agent Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell), as well as her teammates – Thompson (Chad Michael Murray) and Suoze (Enver Gokay).
Action ABC’s new show will unfold in 1946, when Peggy Carter is morally recover from the loss of Steve Rogers in the fight against the “HYDRA”. The plot of the first season was coined by the writers of the “First Avenger” Christopher Markus andStephen McFeely. According to rumors, the creators of the show filmed a short video presentation of their project, which produced a positive impression on theABC. Channel decided to abandon the usual circuit with the release of the pilot episode and immediately gave the green light to shoot the entire first season.
The director of the pilot episode will be the co-president of Marvel Studios Louis D’Esposito, founder of the 15-minute “Shorts Marvel: Agent Carter.” The second and third episodes will remove Joe and Anthony Russo, director of the sequel,“The First Avenger: The Other War.”
Series premiere is scheduled for January 2015. Agent Carter will be broadcast during the winter break of the second season of “Agents of SHIELD» (Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD).