Marvel is developing multiple upcoming series for Disney+ Hotstar and Secret Invasion is one of them. It features Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn in the lead roles. The currently in-development show seems to be coming together as a popular actor has joined the team. Now, According to Variety, Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke is in the final rounds of negotiations to join its ensemble cast.
If things work out with Emilia, this would be her foray into the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Emilia is known for playing Daenerys Targaryen, one of the headliners of HBO’s Game of Thrones. The news about Emilia joining Secret Invasion comes days after it was reported that Oscar-winning British star Olivia Colman has also been approached for the Marvel series. Other speculated cast members include Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn and Kingsley Ben-Adir.
Secret Invasion is touted to follow the events of Captain Marvel movie bringing focus on Samuel L Jackson’s secret agent Nick Fury and a shape-shifting alien race known as the Skrulls. Actor Ben Mendelsohn will reprise his role of the Skrull Talos from Captain Marvel.
Emilia Clarke is known for playing Daenerys Targaryen on HBO's global hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, which earned her four Primetime Emmy nominations and other accolades. Emilia Clarke's films include Terminator Genisys, Me Before You, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Last Christmas, among others.