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While there’s a lot that Marvel followers have been dying to know in regards to the sequence, the most-discussed thriller regarding Secret Invasion has positively been “who is Emilia Clarke playing?” As first revealed within the trailers, the Game of Thrones icon was taking part in a human (or, no less than human-presenting) character, maybe an agent of some type going by her gun and motion stance. This led to a whole lot of hypothesis that she might be S.W.O.R.D. operative Abigail Brand.
Thanks to a mind-blowing preview of Secret Invasion from Vanity Fair, nevertheless, which outlines a number of story and character particulars in regards to the incoming Disney Plus present, we are able to now say this prediction was manner, manner off. VF confirms that Clarke is basically taking part in a Skrull lady referred to as G’iah (pronounced “Guy-ah”). What’s extra, G’iah truly has a familial connection to a different character within the sequence and has even appeared within the MCU earlier than, making her franchise debut a few years in the past.
Yes, Clarke’s G’iah is the daughter of Talos, the surprisingly kindly Skrull chief performed by Ben Mendelsohn, who’s serving as co-lead of Secret Invasion alongside Samuel L. Jackson’s Nick Fury. Although Clarke has not proven up within the MCU earlier than, G’iah was beforehand glimpsed in 2019’s Captain Marvel, when Talos reunited along with his spouse and younger little one.
“Remember when Ben was there with his wife and daughter?” Jackson tells VF. “She’s the little Skrull girl grown up. She’s his daughter.”
It’s considerably stunning that Marvel has determined to drag the chord on maybe Secret Invasion‘s largest thriller on this manner, with some followers maybe contemplating this data a spoiler. Another manner of it, although, is that if the studio is prepared to drop this bombshell so casually at this level, think about what a lot larger surprises await us when the sequence premieres on Disney Plus (probably this June).