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Olivia Colman in Talks to Join Samuel L. Jackson in Marvel's 'Secret Invasion' Series (Exclusive)

The Oscar nominee is making her Marvel debut with the studios' next TV series with Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury.

4/20/2021 4:07:00 AM

The show uses the events of Marvel’s CaptainMarvel movie as a launching pad and focuses on the ever-popular secret agent Nick Fury, played by a returning SamuelLJackson, and a shapeshifter from the alien race known as the Skrulls (Ben Mendelsohn)

The Oscar nominee is making her Marvel debut with the studios' next TV series with Samuel L. Jackson's Nick Fury.

Captain Marvelmovie as a jumping-off point and focuses on the ever-popular secret agent Nick Fury, played by a returning Samuel L. Jackson, and a shapeshifter from the alien race known as the Skrulls (Ben Mendelsohn, reprising his role from the feature).

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Plot details are being kept under wraps, but an infiltration of Skrulls on Earth figures into the proceedings. It is unclear who Colman would play.Marvel had no comment, but the cast also includesOne Night in Miamibreakout Kingsley Ben-Adir as the likely villain.

Directors are being lined up for the job and Kyle Bradstreet, who worked on the acclaimed cyber-thriller seriesMr. Robot, is writing and executive producingInvasion. A fall shoot in the U.K. and Europe is being planned.Colman won an Oscar for her work opposite Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz in 2018’s headtopics.com

The Favouritein a part that landed her numerous other plaudits. Her regal work as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix’sThe Crownalso earned her considerable raves. She will next be heard in Sony Pictures Animation’sThe Mitchells vs the Machines, the Phil Lord-Chris Miller-produced feature set amid a robot apocalypse.

Colman is repped by ICM Partners and the U.K.’s United Agents.GET THESign up for Heat Vision's weekly newsletter for all things comics, sci-fi and more. Read more: Hollywood Reporter »

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