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When it involves Marvel’s Mount Rushmore, Samuel L. Jackson positively makes the reduce. Involved for the reason that delivery of the MCU as we all know it, Sam Jackson’s Nick Fury is among the most iconic characters within the franchise — these days although, he’s been nowhere to be discovered. Thankfully Secret Invasion on Disney Plus seems to lastly clarify the place the heck Nick Fury has been all these years.
Centered round Fury’s relationship with the shape-shifting Skrulls, Secret Invasion particulars simply that — a secret invasion from an extremist Skrull faction that has damaged away from their bigger, and extra peaceable group. Sitting for an interview with Vanity Fair, Samuel L. Jackson detailed how and why the Skrulls went kind ally to enemy. Spoiler; it’s his fault.
“‘Nick had a whole Skrull spy network because they could shape-shift and go places that people couldn’t go,’ he explained. ‘They kept their word. They worked for him, but he hasn’t done what he said he was going to do. They want a home. They want to live. They want to live like they are. They want to live in their skin. They don’t want to live in ours.’”
In order to dwell amongst us people, Skrulls have been pressured to alter the way in which they appear with a purpose to slot in. Can you actually blame them for being a tad upset? Led by Ben Mendelsohn‘s Talos, the Skrulls are uninterested in ready round.
Also joined by Emilia Clarke as Talos’s rebellious daughter, Secret Invasion goes to be one-of-a-kind.
“’He told the Skrulls they were trying to find them a place to live,’ Jackson went on to say. ‘He promised them they were going to find them a planet or somewhere they could be. And that’s not going so well.’”
Unlike something Marvel has achieved earlier than (barring maybe The Winter Soldier), Secret Invasion aesthetically takes on a way more spy-centric tone. Espionage, secrecy, betrayal — all that good things. Which, based on Samuel L. Jackson, is what retains issues intersting.
“‘We don’t know who’s a friend, who’s the enemy,’ he shared. ‘There’s a political aspect that kind of fits into where we are right now: Who’s okay? Who’s not? What happens when people get afraid and don’t understand other people? You can’t tell who’s innocent and who’s guilty in this particular instance.’”
With its June 21 launch date, followers received’t have to attend lengthy to seek out out precisely what Secret Invasion is all about. As a homecoming for Nick Fury, we’re sure it’s going to be a wild journey.