One of many issues we love about Upfronts week is that it’s change into a time to be taught much more concerning the exhibits which can be both returning or premiering on extra than simply the published networks. And with solely someday in to this point, the streaming companies have come out of the gate with engines blazing. For instance, we’re studying extra about Disney+ & Marvel Studios’ upcoming Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury) & Ben Mendelsohn (Skrull Talos)-starring Secret Invasion. Stemming from the ending to Captain Marvel, the collection focuses on Fury’s investigation right into a faction of Skrulls who’ve been dwelling on Earth for years- and who could possibly be some acquainted MCU faces that viewers have grown to know and love. And as a lot of an influence as Jackson’s Fury has had on the MCU, the streaming collection will see the previous S.H.I.E.L.D. chief taking over the lead position. Talking with EW’s The Awardist podcast, Jackson defined how being within the collection’ highlight gave him the chance to be taught extra concerning the character.
“There are issues that even I actually didn’t learn about Nick Fury that I simply came upon,” Jackson defined in the course of the podcast episode. “The minds behind what occurred in the course of the Blip are unbelievable. That’s a part of what we’re uncovering after we do that collection now.” And people discoveries afforded the actor extra alternatives to discover the layers to Fury’s persona. “[It’s] giving me a chance to discover one thing aside from the badassery of who Nick Fury is. I’ve had fun doing that, and I’m wanting ahead to folks sharing that facet of who he’s when this collection does occur,” the actor added. Now right here’s an opportunity to hearken to all the interview for yourselves:
Becoming a member of Jackson & Mendelsohn are Emilia Clarke, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman, Killian Scott, Christopher McDonald, and Cobie Smulders reprising her position as Maria Hill. Throughout earlier interviews, Jackson additionally confirmed that Martin Freeman was returning as Everett Okay. Ross and that Don Cheadle‘s James Rhodes aka Struggle Machine might be taking a little bit of a break from work on his personal collection Armor Wars to spend a while serving to Jackson’s Nick Fury cease that secret invasion.