During Marvel Studios’ Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con 2022, the studio unveiled its Phase 5 slate and Phase 6 preview, while also announcing a number of new Disney+ movies and series. Still, that’s not to say the projects already underway haven’t gotten some attention either. In addition to new trailers for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and She-HulkMarvel also revealed images of Secret Invasion coming to Disney+ in Spring 2023.
Should be a paranoid spy thriller, Secret Invasion stars Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury, Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill and Ben Mendelsohn as Talos, plus MCU newcomers and established stars Olivia Coleman and Emilia Clarke.
While on-set photos of Clarke found their way online during filming, not much has been revealed about her. Secret Invasion character. But now the MCU faithful have finally seen official footage of the game of thrones actress in her first MCU role at San Diego Comic-Con.
Secret Invasion trailer shows Emilia Clarke in action
During Marvel Studios’ central presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, the studio released the first trailer for the upcoming Disney+ series. Secret Invasion. Even though the trailer’s release was exclusive to Hall H, viewers shared what’s in the footage, including first looks at Emilia Clarke’s character.
According to Collider, the trailer kicks off with Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury returning to Earth from a spaceship. Following a chat with Cobie Smulders’ Maria Hill, the footage shows some of the show’s additional characters in action, including Clarke firing a gun.
ComicBook claimed the trailer included a look at Emilia Clarke following a photo of a stunning motorcade and before Ben Mendelsohn’s Talos asks what the Skrulls want from Fury.
Given these images and a video that leaked from the set showing Clarke’s character fighting for her life, it looks like the actress will be involved in quite a bit of action in Secret Invasion.
In addition to Clarke’s presence, the trailer also showed Fury admitting that this different type of threat was the reason he returned to Earth, as well as footage of Kingsley Ben-Adir, Don Cheadle’s War Machine, of Everett Ross of Martin Freeman and Olivia Coleman warning Fury that he is “not in shape for that.”
Before the reveal of the trailer, sources claim that Cobie Smulders warned the public that Secret Invasion is a “darker” The history of the MCU and the one where no one will ever know who is a Skrull and who is human. It remains to be seen who Clarke is playing and which side she is on. And due to the paranoia surrounding the Skrulls, that likely won’t be fully known until the series is over.
Emilia Clarke’s Secret Invasion Role
Now that Marvel Studios has confirmed that the MCU Phase 4 is ending with November Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Secret InvasionThe Spring 2023 release currently has the show as the MCU’s second Phase 5 project and its first Disney+ series.
But even if audiences have a better sense of when the show is coming and where it belongs, Secret Invasion is still very shrouded in, well, secrecy. Despite several leaked photos of Clarke on set and from filming the series, Marvel Studios has yet to confirm who her character is.
However, that hasn’t stopped the fanbase from speculating. Rumors range from Clarke playing Marvel character Daisy Johnson/Quake to SWORD Commander mutant Abigail Brand.
But since Secret Invasion is less than a year away, Marvel fans are sure to learn more about Clarke’s role on the show in the coming months and possibly during Marvel’s D23 presentation on Saturday, September 10.
Secret Invasion is set to debut on Disney+ in the spring of 2023.