Monday, February 13, 2023

Emilia Clarke: “Secret Invasion”

"Secret Invasion" is Marvel Studios new 5-episode 'political paranoia' TV miniseries created by Kyle Bradstree, based on Marvel Comics shapeshifting 'Skrull' aliens, "...infiltrating all aspects of life on Earth...", starring Samuel L. Jackson as 'Nick Fury', Ben Mendelsohn as 'Talos', Emilia Clarke as 'Abigail Brand', Cobie Smulders as 'Maria Hill', Kingsley Ben-Adir, Olivia Colman, Martin Freeman and Don Cheadle, streaming Spring 2023 on Disney+:

"...'Special Agent Abigail Brand' (Clarke) debuted in Marvel Comics 'Astonishing X-Men' vol. 3 #3 (Sept. 2004), as the 'Commander' of 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' offshoot 'S.W.O.R.D.' that deals with defending the Earth from extraterrestrial threats. 

"Brand is present at S.W.O.R.D. headquarters, when it is destroyed by a 'Skrull'. Due to an emergency suit, she and other agents survive in space long enough to witness the arrival of the Skrull armada.

"She later is able to board one of the Skrull armada's ships by breaking into the exterior. After making it to the control/camera room, she witnesses the death and destruction the Skrulls are causing all over Earth and kills every Skrull on board..."