Marvel One Shot- Agent Carter! How did I not know about this?

Look for the return of the supermely awesome Peggy Carter in the latest "Marvel One-Shot" — short films produced by Marvel Studios as extras for home releases. Featuring Hayley Atwell reprising her Captain America: The First Avenger kick-ass chica role as Peggy Carter. 

 "Agent Carter, a new short starring Hayley Atwell that focuses on Captain America’s Peggy Carter as she makes the post-WWII transition into a chief operative for S.H.I.E.L.D. ..... 
....Marvel considered making Agent Carter earlier in the One-Shot series, but when Captain America came out in 2011 the shorts weren’t expansive enough, and last year, Item 47 simply fit better as an addendum to The Avengers. Agent Carter finally got the go-ahead because it was a good way to bridge Iron Man 3 and the upcoming Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Atwell was available to do it, it incorporated an established character from the comic books who had already been depicted in a film. It helped the small budget that some of the effects shots depicting New York in the 1940s were already made for Captain America. That allowed D’Esposito and crew to focus their resources on the fight sequences and hiring actors such as Dominic Cooper (reprising his role as Tony Stark’s industrialist father Howard Stark) and The West Wing’s Bradley Whitford (playing Carter’s chauvinist boss.) Agent Carter also gives the Marvel universe a dose of much needed girl-power. If fans who see it in Comic-Con on Friday react favorably, it’s likely to lead to more female heroes on the screen." --EW.com 

The short shows Carter investigating the Zodiac for the Strategic Scientific Reserve, a S.H.I.E.L.D. predecessor. Agent Carter debuted at Comic-Con International in San Diego, but will be available on the Iron Man 3 Blu-ray release, out Sept. 24.

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