‘Sherlock’ Actor Martin Freeman Returns in Marvel’s ‘Secret Invasion’
The next Disney+ series Secret Invasion to another Black Panther character back. Martin Freeman, who played CIA agent Everett Ross in Black Panthershould join the series, via Comic. The news was revealed by actor Samuel L. Jackson (Pulp Fiction) at a stage conference named Samuel L. Jackson in conversation with Josh Horowitz Thursday, March 10 in New York.
“How amazing is that? Martin Freeman. Go on. When I walked into the room and Olivia Colman was standing there, I was like, [excited]”, Jackson said in a video clip of the conversation available on Twitter. “We just started laughing, and when we started working it was so glorious and such a ball. We were just having a good time. She’s so amazing and so effective in a scene.
Samuel L. Jackson on his work with Olivia Colman in Secret Invasion:
“It was so glorious and such a ball…she’s so amazing and so effective in a scene.”
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Freeman will continue to play his role as Everett Ross. The character was first introduced in the 2016 film Captain America: Civil War. He then hit the blockbuster Black Panther in 2018. The CIA Agent is set to return to theaters later this year with the upcoming project Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Known for playing Dr. John Watson in sherlock, Freeman is active in both film and television. Other than Black Panther and Sherlock, Freeman has also earned credits from popular movies and TV series such as The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Love Actually, and Fargo. He is the recipient of a BAFTA Award, an Emmy Award and a Screen Actors Guild Award. He also received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
Martin Freeman returns as Everett K. Ross in Secret Invasion. pic.twitter.com/Q0IsSAFzFi
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Freeman will join the cast along with other critically acclaimed actors. One of her co-stars will be Olivia Colman, who won an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for her portrayal of Favorite in 2019. Colman is ready for another Oscar this year with her new film The lost girl. Other cast members such as Jackson and Emilia Clark (game of thrones) have also received numerous accolades throughout their careers.
A BAFTA winner himself, Jackson expressed his joy working with Colman and other talented cast members. “It’s those times when, when you’re doing it and you feel it and watch it happen, that when they finally say ‘cut’, you look at the other person and say, ‘Oh my god , it was amazing,” Jackson continued of the Emmy and Oscar-winning actress. “She was great.”
Secret Invasion is inspired by the Marvel Comics event of the same name. It will consist of six episodes and will be part of the MCU’s Phase Four. A release date is TBA.