Secret Invasion Director Clarifies Speculation on Nick Fury's [SPOILER]

Following the surprising revelation of Priscilla Fury as Nick Fury's wife in Episode 2 of Secret Invasion, fans have been buzzing with speculation about whether the former S.H.I.E.L.D. director is aware of his spouse's Skrull identity.

This post contains spoilers for Secret Invasion Episode 1, "Resurrection," and Episode 2, "Promises," now streaming on Disney+.

Director Ali Selim recently spoke to Deadline to shed some light on the matter, clarifying the extent of Nick Fury's knowledge regarding his wife. Selim explained that in the script, Fury knows the truth, but during filming, they explored the idea that he might be unaware. Ultimately, the editing of the episode was crafted in a way that leaves audiences questioning whether Fury is aware or not. Selim remarked, "I can't tease anything forward about his wife. The conversation in the lobby after the premiere the other night was, 'Does he know she's a Skrull? Or does he not?' And I think either way works."

The director emphasized that Priscilla Fury will play a dual role in the story, acting as both a source of support and a complication for Nick Fury. Whether or not he knows her true identity, it will have consequences for their relationship. The specific impact on the story moving forward remains shrouded in mystery, but Selim noted that the mission to take down Gravik will become deeply personal for Samuel L. Jackson's iconic spy. Selim stated, "The mission is external and it's internal. I think that Nick Fury has to vanquish a villain, and the reason he has to vanquish that villain is that he created that villain through his promise. That's what makes it personal."

With these tantalizing hints about the intricate dynamics at play, fans eagerly await the next episodes of Secret Invasion to uncover the full extent of Nick Fury's understanding of his wife's true nature and the impact it will have on the story's development.

Who's Who in the Secret Invasion?

In Secret Invasion, Nick Fury embarks on a perilous mission to expose a clandestine group of Skrulls attempting to seize control of Earth by assuming the identities of key political figures. Promoted as a more mature addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the show holds significant implications for the franchise's future. Episode 1, titled "Resurrection," concluded with the shocking demise of Maria Hill (Cobie Smulders), an enduring presence in the superhero saga since her debut in The Avengers back in 2012.

When asked about her character's unexpected fate, Smulders expressed her surprise that the pivotal moment remained a secret without any leaks. "Given the number of people present during filming, I'm amazed that no images were leaked," Smulders remarked. "It's a testament to the level of respect that Marvel has earned over the past decade—they value preserving surprises for the audience, and thankfully, nobody spoiled it."

Fans can catch new episodes of Secret Invasion every Wednesday, eagerly anticipating the unraveling events and revelations that lie ahead in this thrilling series.

Via Deadline

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