Atwell shocked with aged alter-ego
Published 16/03/2014 | 00:17
Hayley Atwell has admitted she screamed when she saw her older self in the mirror.
The 31-year-old actress spent hours in the make-up room for the ageing process as she reprised her role as Peggy Carter in Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and was taken aback by the final results.
"It was surreal. I fell asleep in the make-up chair and woke up and screamed, because I had the full make-up on without the wig," she said.
Hayley enjoyed shocking people with her new look.
"I had to have a restroom break so I drove around the Marvel studios as this bald, 92-year-old with this British accent," she recalled.
"People had no idea who I was or what I was doing there, and (I thought) I was about to be escorted off by security at any given moment. So it was surreal, but a lot of fun. It was great fun seeing the artistry that goes behind it, and the technique and the skill."
"It was great - more than anything, to be part of the Marvel family once again because I really love these guys. They're really genuinely nice to work for. Chris (Evans) is my buddy so to be able to come back was really lovely," she continued.
"It's a really great gig and it wasn't that much of my year - I went in, came out and went back to the London stage."