Marvel's AGENT CARTER TV Show 'Has A Good Chance,' Says ABC Entertainment President
Including comments from one of the showrunners of the potential Marvel TV series, ABC's Entertainment Group President also has acknowledges Agent Carter, and praises its script. Check it out!
Just hours after it was reported that Reaper creators Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas were hired as showrunners, ABC Entertainment president Paul Lee acknowledged the potential Agent Carter TV drama today at the Television Critics Association winter press tour. “In terms of Agent Carter, the script's come in,” he confirmed. “It's a really good script, written by [Christopher] Markus & [Stephen] McFeely,” who scripted both Captain America: The First Avenger & The Winter Soldier. “So that one certainly has a chance to be on the network,” he added. The Hollywood Reporter makes note that Paul Lee also confirmed Hayley Atwell will definitely be a part of Agent Carter, however, the potential Marvel series is only in development and has yet to be ordered to pilot.
IGN also caught up with Tara Butters, who confirmed her and Michele Fazekas' involvement on Agent Carter. “We’d be coming on as showrunners and being a part of the series,” she said. “We’re very excited to be included in the Marvel family and to be a part of ABC Studios.” Whether the period setting was an appeal for her, Butters answered, “Absolutely. It’s one of the things that drew Michele and I to the project, because she’s such a strong, wonderful character if you’ve seen the [Marvel] one-shot and we’re just very happy to be involved.” When it was mentioned that Butters' husband, Marc Guggenheim, is an executive producers on The CW's Arrow, she declared, “We’re a Marvel/DC family. We’re all inclusive!” What do you think?
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