Kingsley Ben-Adir to play antagonist in upcoming Marvel Studios series Secret invasion for Disney +. Deadline reports that Ben-Adir, who plays Malcolm X in the acclaimed Regina King drama One night in Miami, has been cast as a main villain on the show, starring alongside returning Marvel stars Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn. Marvel has yet to provide an official comment.
Little is known about Secret invasion Beyond that, the six-episode series will see Jackson and Mendelsohn reprising their respective roles as Nick Fury and the Skrull Talos of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The series will feature a faction of shapeshifting Skrulls who have been infiltrating Earth for years, but it is unclear exactly what other characters will be included in the show. No other details about Ben-Adir’s role have been released.
Ben-Adir has made a name for himself recently with his breakout role as Malcolm X in One night in Miami. Directed by Regina King, the film is about a fictional encounter between Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali (Eli Goree), Jim Brown (Aldis Hodge) and Sam Cooke (Leslie Odom Jr.). It received immense critical acclaim and was chosen for several Oscars, One night in Miami has personally won Ben-Adir Award recognition at the Gotham Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Satellite Awards.
Last year, Kingsley ben-adir He also played former US President Barack Obama in the political miniseries. Comey’s rule. The actor is also known for playing pathologist Marcus Summer on the ITV drama series. Vera He has also had recurring roles on other television shows such as High Fidelity, Peaky blinders, Y The OA. Based on the attention you’ve been receiving from your performance in One night in MiamiIt’s not surprising to see him already lining up for his next lead role.
While the MCU will continue to produce new movies in theaters, Marvel Studios is also developing many other shows for Disney +. This started in January with the launch of WandaVision, which was a huge success as the most requested television series in the world weeks after its premiere. The fun will continue with the premiere of The Falcon and the Winter Soldier this week, followed by other titles that will arrive in 2021 such as Loki, Mrs. Marvel, Y Hawk Eye.
Several other Marvel shows are also in production on Disney +. Production has started on new shows based on She hulk other Moon knight for plans to release both in 2022. Marvel has also announced upcoming Disney + shows. Iron heart, Armor warsand an untitled Wakanda series by Black Panther writer director Ryan Coogler. Meanwhile, James Gunn is also writing and directing a Guardians of the Galaxy Christmas special that will premiere on Disney +, which will be filmed during the production of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3.
In January, it was reported that Secret invasion was scheduled to begin filming in early April 2021. A release date for the next show on Disney + has not yet been set, but is likely to arrive sometime in 2022. This news comes from Term.
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