Agent Carter Update: Dominic Cooper To Reprise Role as Howard Stark

By Kitin Miranda | 3 years ago
Agent Carter Update: Dominic Cooper To Reprise Role as Howard Stark
Dominic Cooper at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.September 2009. Wikimedia Commons/gdcgraphics

“Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” has finally returned for a second season, but even when S.H.I.E.L.D. goes on hiatus during the winter, fans of Marvel and the television show will be kept entertained, as Marvel’s “Agent Carter” will fill its place and time slot for eight fun, wonderful and action packed episodes. And of course, one cannot have all of those things combined if a Stark is not around. Agent Peggy Carter’s (Hayley Atwell) life does become a little more interesting thanks to  Tony Stark’s father, Howard Stark, and just recently Marvel has just announced the actor who will portraying Ironman’s father. Read on to learn more about the story.

Unsurprisingly, Marvel decided to let Dominic Cooper reprise his role as Howard Stark. Prior to this, Cooper has portrayed the role of Howard Stark in the 2011 film “Captain America: The First Avenger”, and in “Marvel One-Shot: Agent Carter”, which was also released in the same year.

Howard Stark, the father of Tony Stark, is a genius scientist, inventor, businessman, and the founder of Stark Industries. As a brilliant inventor and engineer, he created weapons and technologies that are often used by S.H.I.E.L.D.. Later on, he and his wife die in a car crash, leaving behind a son, Tony Stark, who would later on inherit the business, Stark Industries, and become Ironman.

In “Agent Carter”, Howard Stark asks for help with some missions from Strategic Science Reserve Agent Peggy Carter. In the end, as she constantly feels that she is ostracized at work, she continues to moonlight for Howard Stark, constantly going on dangerous and daring missions.

Dominic Cooper is an English actor and has had several projects both on the big screen, and the small screen. Aside from appearing in “Captain America: The First Avenger”, Cooper has also appeared in “Sense and Sensibility” (2008), “Mamma Mia!” (2008), “My Week with Marilyn” (2011) and  “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” (2012). His most recent movie project was “Need For Speed” (2014).

And that is the latest casting update on Marvel’s “Agent Carter”. For more news, updates and recaps on “Agent Carter” and other television shows, keep on following Movie News Guide (MNG).

Catch Marvel’s “Agent Carter” on ABC in 2015.

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Kitin Miranda enjoys writing, learning new things, telling stories, and doing theater. When she is not busy with her many projects, she can be found reading a good book, writing poetry or fiction, updating her blog, discovering new food places around her neighborhood, or watching American or Asian TV shows.