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936full-lyndsy-fonsecaFriday, Marvel announced that actress Lyndsy Fonseca (Nikita, Kick Ass) will join ABC’s “Agent Carter.”

Fonseca will play the reoccurring role of Angie Martinelli, an aspiring actress living in 1946 New York, who will befriend Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) as she herself seeks to find her place in the post-war world.”

Here’s what Marvel’s Head of Television, Jeph Loeb had to say about the new addition to the cast:

“‘Marvel’s Agent Carter’ opens up an exciting world of new characters for us, Lyndsy brings a warmth and humanity to Angie, who’ll be the friend Peggy needs if she’s to survive the dangers that lie ahead.”

This series follows Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) who while working at the SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), will try to balance doing administrative work and doing secret missions for Howard Stark, with the added challenge to navigate her life as a single woman in America, in the wake of losing the love of her life, Steve Rogers aka Captain America.

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