Nick Fury hasn’t been seen within the MCU in a sizzling minute, and even longer if you do not forget that his final live-action look technically wasn’t even him. With Secret Invasion, the previous SHIELD director is again on Earth to resolve one thing that’s been quietly occurring within the background of assorted multiversal calamities and wars between secret cities.
With the opposite MCU heroes caught up of their own issues, it falls to Fury and his longtime proper hand Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders) to dig into what’s been occurring with the Skrulls. Fury first met the race of shapeshifting alien refugees again within the 90s throughout the occasions of Captain Marvel, and whereas he was pals with them again then, the connection between them has grow to be strained over the a long time. As such, a sect of Talos’ (Ben Mendelsohn) individuals—together with G’iah, his now grown up daughter performed by Emilia Clarke—have opted to take issues into their very own palms and insert themselves into key positions all over the world as a way to make Earth the brand new dwelling of the Skrulls.
Secret Invasion is predicated on the 2008 comedian ebook occasion by Brian Michael Bendis and Lenil Francis Yu, and has beforehand been tailored for TV with the second season of Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. A method wherein the six-episode miniseries differs from these two variations is that it gained’t have “which Marvel hero is secretly a Skrull?” as its main hook. Showrunner Jonathan Schwartz lately likened the present to the likes of Homeland and The Individuals, saying the first conflict could be between loyalty and id. “What you discover is there are individuals that you just belief otherwise you suppose you’ll be able to belief—or you’ll be able to solely belief to a sure level,” he instructed Vainness Truthful.
Additionally starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Don Cheadle, Carmen Ejogo, and Olivia Colman, Secret Invasion will premiere June 21 on Disney+.
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