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Marvel producer elaborates more on Val’s role in the MCU

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As the MCU expands there was loads of new characters displaying up and previous favorites taking a again seat, however one of the crucial attention-grabbing figures to affix the MCU in part 4 up to now is Valentina Allegra de Fontaine.

Portrayed by Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Val is about to be an essential determine pulling the strings behind the scenes as we attain new MCU initiatives. In an upcoming e-book showcasing the artwork from The Falcon and the Winter Soldier — the collection the place Val made her debut, via the Direct — Marvel producers have shared extra details about the character.

“The Countess Valentina Allegra de Fontaine is a character that has a rich publication history… and to some degree, figuring out who can fill those shoes, which in our mind is in a way taking the reins from Nick Fury, was tough. But when we thought of Julia Louis-Dreyfus, there was a fun energy to her that immediately you realize this person has a weight and a gravity, but they’re not the same as Nick Fury. It’s a completely different energy.

There’s a snark to the character that I think sets her apart from what’s come before. And yet you still feel like she commands the room. So if you’re talking about a new leader, to some degree, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we were very lucky to find Julia Louis-Dreyfus.”

Comparing Val to Nick Fury makes a variety of sense given the similarities and historical past of the characters in Marvel Comics. From what we’ve seen within the MCU, Val can be set to place collectively a group that can possible characteristic within the upcoming Thunderbolts movie that’s at present within the works.

While Val is about to turn into a much bigger issue within the MCU, fortuitously for followers, Nick Fury remains to be round and can proceed to point out up in initiatives going ahead, together with his personal Disney Plus present Secret Invasion.

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