Lyndsey Fonseca, who may be familiar as Alex on Nikita or the daughter on How I Met Your Mother, has just joined the cast of the upcoming ABC series Agent Carter, a spin-off of the Captain America films, according to TVLine.
Fonseca will play Angie Martinelli, an aspiring actress that befriends Peggy, the titular Agent Carter, played by Hayley Atwell. The show will follow Agent Carter in 1946 as she works for the Strategic Scientific Reserve while also secretly doing missions for Howard Stark, played by Dominic West.
The rest of the cast includes Chad Michael Murray (One Tree Hill) as Jack Thompson, an agent with the SSR, James D’Arcy (Smash) as Edwin Jarvis, Stark’s butter, Shea Whigham as Roger Dooley, the SSR chief who oversees Agent Carter, and Cooper as Howard Stark, the father of Iron Man himself, Tony Stark.
Agent Stark will air on ABC in January in the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. time slot.
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