Marvel’s Agent Carter cast officially adds Dominic Cooper

Howard Stark is set to make an appearance in Marvel’s Agent Carter

Dominic Cooper as Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger, looking fly in a sweater vest
Dominic Cooper as Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger, looking fly in a sweater vest

Dominic Cooper (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, The History Boys) has officially been added to the cast of Marvel’s Agent Carter. (Not really breaking news as we all knew it would happen but y’know. Official.)

The actor will be reprising his role as Howard Stark, Tony Stark’s father, who first appeared in Captain America: The First Avenger.

Read the official series synopsis from the Marvel website below:

Marvel’s Agent Carter, starring Captain America’s Hayley Atwell follows the story of Peggy Carter. It’s 1946, and peace has dealt Peggy Carter a serious blow as she finds herself marginalized when the men return home from fighting abroad. Working for the covert SSR (Strategic Scientific Reserve), Peggy must balance doing administrative work and going on secret missions for Howard Stark all while trying to navigate life as a single woman in America, in the wake of losing the love of her life–Steve Rogers. Inspired by the feature films Captain America: The First Avenger and Captain America: The Winter Soldier, along with the short Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter.

Agent Carter begins in January on ABC in the US. Read about the comics that inspired the film with the 100 All-Time Greatest Comics Bookazine