Peggy Takes Hollywood By Storm In Agent Carter Season 2
Season two of Marvel’s Agent Carter sees the SSR shipping secret agent/single woman Peggy off to sunny Los Angeles to find out what’s up on the west coast when it comes to atomic threats, international conspiracies, and your garden variety plots to destabilize civil society. It’s basically the same work she was doing in New York, only now Carter star Hayley Atwell will get to wear cool, mid-century style sunglasses with her amazing hats.
“Dedicated to the fight against new atomic age threats in the wake of World War II,” reads the season two synopsis, “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.”
Announced last May, the second season will feature two more hours of Marvel action than the first, taking the show up to 10 episodes set to begin airing on January 19, 2016. A new promo for the show provides a few more hints at what fans can expect. Check it out:
So: same ass-kicking Peggy, same non-stop action, same trusty butler pal, but in an all-new city. And about that love interest? We don’t envy him. Good luck trying to live up to the standards Captain America set.
Producer Michele Fazekas says that the upcoming season has taken a lot inspiration from its new setting: “What I love about LA that is different than New York is you have the spectacular wealth and glamour and beauty right next to the grit and crime, often right up against each other. So I love telling those stories. I love ugly things happening in beautiful places. We’re very much being inspired by noir films. We keep talking about LA Confidential and Chinatown and those great stories where you find out one thing—you’re investigating one seemingly isolated crime, and it unveils a huge web of conspiracy and awfulness. So we’re getting inspired by that.”
Huge web of conspiracy? Sounds good to us.