Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) joins the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The 34-year-old London actress, known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, signs a contract with Marvel Studios to participate in the new series based on the comic books of Secret Invasion, which will premiere soon on Disney +.
Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman, Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury) and Ben Mendelsohn (Talos) had already confirmed their participation in the series, announced in 2020; Now Clarke joins the list to play a character yet to be announced, according to information advanced by Variety.
Secret Invasion to premiere in 2022 on Disney +
The plot of Secret Invasion will place us just after the events narrated in Captain Marvel (2019), when the Skrulls they infiltrate the Earth transforming as human beings. It is to be expected that this production, planned for the service of streaming On demand from Disney, continue that subplot in some way. We do know, however, that the series will have Kyle Bradstreet as showrunner and main screenwriter, while Kevin Feige will maintain his role as producer of this license like the others in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Emilia Clarke, after passing through the Star Wars universe in Han Solo: A Star Wars Story), finally breaks into the other great science fiction phenomenon of the last decades. Both the actress and Marvel Studios have declined to comment on the scoop on Variety.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase 4 and Beyond series schedule has started strong in 2021 and will continue at a brisk pace throughout the year. After WandaVision (Scarlet Witch and Vision) arrived in March Falcon and the Winter Soldier; then it will be Loki in June; What If… in mid-2021; Hawkeye at the end of 2021; Ms. Marvel at the end of 2021; She-Hulk in early 2022; Moon Knight in early 2022; Ironheart late 2022 / early 2023; Armor Wars in 2022; I Am Groot…
Source | Variety