With a afloat period to spell earlier Secret Invasion, it’s astir that clip for Marvel to commencement stepping up its promo game. Disney’s put retired a caller commercialized for nan upcoming miniseries that offers a deeper look astatine nan espionage astatine play by nan Skrulls and Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson). Unlike nan past mates of alien invasions, he doesn’t consciousness nan request to telephone successful nan Avengers to thief pinch this—as he gravely intones, he has to beryllium nan 1 to grip this. (Which he apparently can’t do without his eyepatch.)
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And that intends a batch of spy activity that nan MCU hasn’t afloat gone backmost to since Captain America: The Winter Soldier nearly a decade ago. The promo has galore of nan spy thriller thumps you’d expect, from grabbing weapons retired of concealed compartments to shootouts successful nan mediate of nan thoroughfare and a chopper getting changeable down. But nan large mobility surrounding nan show is if it’ll beryllium capable to deed its “anyone could beryllium a Skrull” plotline arsenic difficult erstwhile it’s relying connected nan MCU’s supporting quality characters alternatively than nan ample roster of superheroes successful nan root material.
Also starring Kingsley Ben-Adir, Emilia Clarke, Martin Freeman, and Olivia Colman, Secret Invasion premieres June 21 connected Disney+.
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