Marvel’s live-action Secret Invasion series has recruited Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke.
Emilia Clarke is the latest Game of Thrones actress going from Westeros to the Marvel Cinematic Universe as she is final negotiations to join the cast of the Secret Invasion series. Variety broke the news but provided no details on Clarke’s Secret Invasion role as it is being kept under wraps.
Overseen by Kyle Bradstreet, one of the writers and executive producers behind the critically-acclaimed USA Network series Mr. Robot, Secret Invasion is inspired by the Marvel comic book crossover event of the same name by writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Leinil Francis Yu. The Disney Plus series is expected to begin filming later this year.
The Secret Invasion cast is led by Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn as Talos, two of the main characters of the Captain Marvel movie. Kingsley Ben-Adir and Olivia Colman are also on board, with the former said to be playing a villain.
Here is the official synopsis for the latest Marvel Studios series, The Falcon and The Winter Soldier:
Following the events of “Avengers: Endgame,” Sam Wilson/Falcon (Anthony Mackie) and Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier (Sebastian Stan) team up in a global adventure that tests their abilities—and their patience—in Marvel Studios’ “The Falcon and The Winter Soldier.”
Directed by Kari Skogland from scripts written by showrunner Malcolm Spellman and Derek Kolstad, the series stars Anthony Mackie as Sam Wilson / Falcon, Sebastian Stan as Bucky Barnes / The Winter Soldier, Emily VanCamp as Sharon Carter, Daniel Brühl as Baron Helmut Zemo, and Wyatt Russell as John Walker / U.S. Agent. Actors Desmond Chiam, Miki Ishikawa, Noah Mills, and Carl Lumbly have also been cast.
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