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Oscar-winning ‘Secret Invasion’ star felt ‘unfaithful’ trading independent cinema for Marvel

The debate on the deserves of the superhero style is one which continues to rumble on, with virtually every high-profile on-camera talent or filmmaker being requested for his or her ideas on the matter once they hit the press path for something. Plenty of oldsters are very happy to discover each side of the divide, although, with Secret Invasion star Olivia Colman one of many newest.

With an Academy Award win from three nominations beneath her belt to go together with 4 BAFTAs, three Golden Globes, and a Primetime Emmy, it might be honest to name the 48 year-old one among her era’s most interesting skills. Effects-heavy epics have by no means been her bag, so you possibly can perceive why Colman admitted to USA Today that she felt “unfaithful” swapping impartial, character-driven tasks for an opportunity to play within the Marvel Cinematic Universe sandbox.

“I feel slightly unfaithful to the smaller films, but I am a Marvel fan. After every Marvel film, I’d go to my agent, like, ‘Can I be a superhero?’ So eventually I got to do a tiny bit in a Marvel show and I was thrilled. From an actor’s point of view, to play and do all sorts of things is the dream. And I got to meet Samuel L. Jackson – the other Sam that I love – and Don Cheadle.”

There’s clearly no regrets on Colman’s half, and she or he’s achieved and widespread sufficient that no one of their proper thoughts would dare degree accusations that she’s a sellout, however it’s nonetheless fascinating to see established stage and display screen performers admit that boarding an all-conquering IP creates a sentiment akin to unfaithfulness. We’re hyped to see her in Secret Invasion regardless, whether she ends up hanging around the franchise for greater than a handful of episodes or not.



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