Marvel's ‘Agent Carter': Hayley Atwell plays capable 1946s spy for TV show (Dated: Jan. 02, 2015) Quote: "Lucky for us!" "Yeah, lucky for us. It got handed to us on a silver platter. Who would do that?" .. Agent Carter. A sharp & talented investigator with some powerfull contacts, a British accent, and great hair. She mourns the missing and presumed dead Captain America, while men assume she is at-best, a secretary. Then eerie weapons of Stark Ind. are nicked, and she must find them first!