“It’s like finally being part of the cool kids in school …”
From Westeros to the MCU, there is only one stepEmilia clarke has crossed in recent days. British star of Game Of Thrones will be one of the headliners of the series Secret Invasion from Marvel Studios. A role she accepted due to her admiration for the franchise and the people behind it:
“I just find what they’re doing right now so exciting, so cool, and cutting edge. I feel like they’re like the Apple in this industry.”, explains Clarke in an interview with Comic Book.
“Being part of that family is like finally being part of the cool kids in school. It’s so huge. Honestly, the people doing that are the reason I took the plunge. , which really made me want to do it. They have their hearts in the right place, and their heads too. “
Obviously, she’s not saying anything about her role just yet, but some fans believe she could potentially play the role of SWORD boss Abigail Brand. Others are convinced that she could be Veranka, Queen Skrull in the comics.
Based on the comics by Brian Michael Bendis, Leinil Francis Yu, Mark Morales and Laura Martin, the series Secret Invasion of Disney + will be worn by MCU mainstay Samuel L. Jackson, aka Nick Fury.
In the cast, we will also find Ben Mendelsohn, the pseudo-leader of the Skrulls but also Kingsley Ben-Adir (Tea OA) as the series’ main villain, and Oscar-winning superstar Olivia Colman (The Crown). Airing expected in 2022 on Disney Plus.