Former star of the series “Nikita,” Lyndsy Fonseca, will be joining Marvel’s “Agent Carter” on ABC in a recurring role. Marvel made the confirmation earlier this morning.
In the upcoming series, Fonseca will play the role of Angie Martinelli, a young woman with aspirations of becoming an actress. This character will eventually meet, and befriend, the series’ star-character Peggy Carter (played by Hayley Atwell). Fonseca won’t come on board until mid-season however.
The series is a spin-off from the popular “Captain America” films, Fonseca will join the other cast-members that have been added since the series was announced including, James D’Arcy, Enver Gjokaj and Chad Michael Murray. The series itself centers around Agent Peggy Carter, the show will follower the Agent and her team within the Strategic Scientific Reserve. Which includes a young inventor named Howard Stark (played in this series by Dominic Cooper.)