Agent Carter First Look: Check Out Jarvis' New Wife

While Marvel TV fans are excited that Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D is back on the air, a few us are already looking forward to the hiatus and the return of Agent Carter. We already know about some of the ways they’ll be shaking up Season 2, but they’ll be solving some mysteries as well. In particular, exactly who is the woman who married Jarvis? Now we know, as Outlander’s Lotte Verbeek has been cast as Ana Jarvis.


While little is known at this point about Mr. Jarvis, we did know he was married. Occasional references were made to Mrs. Jarvis during the shows first season, mostly by her husband talking about how she’s not going to be very happy with him due to everything he gets up to with Agent Carter. We’ll finally be able to put a face, and a personality, to the name as Ana Jarvis will be a series regular this time around. While having two strong women in Jarvis’ life could be a recipe for disaster, that’s apparently not the case here. According to Deadline, Ana will be a free-spirit who immediately befriends Carter and helps her adjust to her new life in Los Angeles.

We’ve known for a few months that the new season will take place in L.A. We also know that Jarvis is there helping Howard Stark set up his Beverly Hills estate. It appears that this is ast least a semi-permanent move if the wife came with him as well. They’ve apparently been there long enough that Ana Jarvis now knows the ins and outs of Southern California so she can help Peggy out.

While I was expecting that Mrs. Jarvis would be a faceless name that would go several seasons without ever being revealed, maybe with a high profile cameo at the end, but instead we’re going to get to know her well. The “free spirit” description certainly makes it sound like she’ll have more in common with our titular agent than with her proper English gentleman husband. Maybe that’s why Jarvis and Carter work so well together. Work is a lot like home, just with more guns...we hope.

Lotte Verbeek is a Dutch actress probably best known for her role as Geillis Duncan on the Starz series Outlander. She also had a regular role on Showtime’s The Borgias and will play the role of Helena in the upcoming Vin Diesel fantasy epic The Last Witch Hunter.

The rest of Agent Carter Season 2 is shrouded in some mystery. We’ve got some information on who the bad guy will be, but other than that, and the fact that the season will take place in Los Angeles rather than New York, we don’t know much else. Either way, we’re looking forward to getting to know Mrs. Jarvis. She sounds like the perfect compliment to our status quo breaking heroine.

Agent Carter Season 2 does not have a premiere date yet, but should pop up sometime this winter when Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. goes on mid-season hiatus.

Dirk Libbey
Content Producer/Theme Park Beat

CinemaBlend’s resident theme park junkie and amateur Disney historian, Dirk began writing for CinemaBlend as a freelancer in 2015 before joining the site full-time in 2018. He has previously held positions as a Staff Writer and Games Editor, but has more recently transformed his true passion into his job as the head of the site's Theme Park section. He has previously done freelance work for various gaming and technology sites. Prior to starting his second career as a writer he worked for 12 years in sales for various companies within the consumer electronics industry. He has a degree in political science from the University of California, Davis.  Is an armchair Imagineer, Epcot Stan, Future Club 33 Member.