Hayley Atwell, known for playing Peggy Carter on Marvel, became a popular name. Her portrayal of Peggy in Captain America: The First Avenger (2011) was very appreciated by Marvel fans. Due to her character portrayal, she holds a special corner in the hearts of Marvel fans.
While so many of us know her as Peggy Carter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Carter certainly is her most famous role, Hayley Atwell’s filmography is far more beyond than that. The talented actress has a career that goes back to nearly two decades that actually made her presence in the industry. This is the very reason that she is getting major roles to this day.
Hayley Without Marvel?
Our Captain Carter is definitely a strong role but what makes Hayley Atwell different is her adaptation of different character and how smoothly she makes it her own. Let’s take a look at some of the movies or shows that defines Hayley’s versatility outside of Marvel.
Black Mirror “Be Right Back” (2013)
For all those who wants to see Hayley Atwell outside of Marvel, Black Mirror will be their best option.
Black Mirror is one of the most creative sci-fi TV series that dives into elements of horror and often focuses on futuristic technology.
She starred as Martha Powell in “Be Right Back.” The first episode of season 2, revolves around Martha losing her boyfriend in a car accident but try an experiment where an A.I. version of him is brought back.
The Pillars Of Earth (2010)
This one was a novel based mini TV series that stars Hayley Atwell. It was a critical hit that scored three Golden Globe nominations, including one for Atwell as Best Actress.
This show focused on the construction of a cathedral during the time of a civil war in England. Atwell took on the role of Lady Aliena, the daughter of Earl Batholomew, merchant of Kingsbridge.
Christopher Robin (2018)
Marc Foster’s directed Christopher Robin is an american animated fantasy film that revolves around Christopher Robin (Ewan McGregor) who encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, to rediscover the joys of life.
Though Atwell played a supporting role as Christopher’s wife Evelyn, the film was considered a success because of their chemistry.
Any Human Heart (2010)
Any Human Heart is based on the 2002 novel of the same name which centers on the life of a writer named Logan Mounstuart and his various exploits throughout the 20th century. Atwell played Freya Deverell, a woman with who Logan begins an affair and then ends up marrying. This is one of the characters that helped Hayley Atwell to grow and become more prominent.
Hayley With Marvel?
Well, we all know how prominent Hayley is when it comes to Marvel. She has given the best of the best roles in MCU and with her appearance in the highly anticipated Mission: Impossible 7 in 2022, we are assured that our Peggy Carter will continue giving her best.
As Marvel is all set for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, we will get to see our Captain Carter there. With Hayley Atwell joining Multiverse of Madness, fans are speculating the connection between Doctor Strange 2 and the What If.
Stay tuned for more updates!