It looks like AGENT CARTER will take a page out of the GOTHAM playbook and use the time jump as a handy means to introduce the back story of some popular villains!
Costa Ronin (THE AMERICANS) has been cast as Anton Vanko, a business partner of Howard Stark who allegedly helps him develop the arc reactor. His son, Ivan Vanko, will eventually become Whiplash, the daunting enemy Tony Stark faces off against in IRON MAN 2.
Adding the character in gives Marvel fans the chance to see what truth, if any, lies behind Ivan’s beliefs that his father was betrayed by Howard Stark.
AGENT CARTER will premiere on January 6th, 2015.