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Samuel L. Jackson and Emilia Clarke film upcoming Marvel series Secret Invasion in Leeds

Samuel L. Jackson and Emilia Clarke are dressed in character as they make their first appearances on set while shooting new Marvel series Secret Invasion in Leeds


Hollywood heavyweights Samuel L. Jackson and Emilia Clarke were seen on the set of Marvel’s Secret Invasion for the first time in Leeds on Sunday.

Actor Samuel, 73, who plays Nick Fury in the mini-series, looked relaxed as he sat in set between takes.

He was joined by Emilia Clark, 35, who cut a casual figure in a dark green jacket along with a matching T-shirt with a pink print during the shoot. 

On location: Emilia cut a casual figure as she was seen on set of Marvel's Space Invasion for the first time in Leeds

All stars: Hollywood heavyweights Samuel L. Jackson, 73, and Emilia Clarke, 35, were seen on the set of Marvel’s Secret Invasion for the first time in Leeds on Sunday

Styling her brunette locks into a bob, she also wrapped up in a blue padded jacket between takes.

Samuel wore a brown coat and a black wooly hat and sported a full salt and pepper beard.

His co-star, former Game of Thrones star Emilia was seen chatting with members of the crew during the outdoor shoot. 

Waiting game: Samuel, who plays Nick Fury in the mini-series, looked relaxed as he sat in set between takes

Waiting game: Samuel, who plays Nick Fury in the mini-series, looked relaxed as he sat in set between takes

Keeping it casual: Samuel wore a brown coat and a black wooly hat and sported a full salt and pepper beard

Keeping it casual: Samuel wore a brown coat and a black wooly hat and sported a full salt and pepper beard

A number of roads in Leeds city centre have reportedly been closed for the shoot while a set has been created at The Piece Hall, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post. 

Emilia stars in the series alongside Samuel, Ben Mendelsohn and Cobie Smulders.

The show which will act as a direct sequel to the 2019 film Captain Marvel, which also starred Samuel as a younger version of the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent. 

Telling the tale: The show which will act as a direct sequel to the 2019 film Captain Marvel, which also starred Samuel as a younger version of the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent.

Telling the tale: The show which will act as a direct sequel to the 2019 film Captain Marvel, which also starred Samuel as a younger version of the S.H.I.E.L.D. agent.

Filming: Emilia sported a dark green jacket along with a matching T-shirt with a pink print during the shoot

Filming: Emilia sported a dark green jacket along with a matching T-shirt with a pink print during the shoot

The show follows shapeshifting aliens known as the Skrulls who have infiltrated all aspects of life on earth. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show will use Captain Marvel as a launch pad and focus on the agent Fury and a Skrull played by Ben Mendelsohn. 

Kyle Bradstreet, who helmed the acclaimed Mr Robot, will act as writer and executive producer.

It comes after Emilia celebrated her 35th birthday in recent months with a disco themed bash that channelled New York’s iconic studio 54. 

Casual: Styling her brunette locks into a bob, she also wrapped up in a blue padded jacket between takes

Work: The former Game of Thrones star was seen chatting with members of the crew during the outdoor shoot

Casual: Styling her brunette locks into a bob, she also wrapped up in a blue padded jacket between takes

The star shared a series of black and white images to Instagram in which she could be seen grinning widely.

Emilia donned a bold one-shouldered feather trimmed dress which featured an asymmetric hem and glitzy details.

She captioned the post: ‘Holy birthday balls now THATS what I call a good time.’

Show: A number of roads in Leeds city centre have reportedly been closed for the shoot while a set has been created at The Piece Hall

Show: A number of roads in Leeds city centre have reportedly been closed for the shoot while a set has been created at The Piece Hall

‘Any fears over the next roll round the sun melted in the haze and glory of this ode to studio 54.

‘THANK YOU for all your beautiful messages and love!! I was floating on an air of good vibes that should last me all year….

‘And extra special thanks to the next level birthday squad that got me my feathers and my glitter.’

Fun times: The outing comes after Emilia celebrated her 35th birthday with a disco themed bash that channelled New York's iconic studio 54

Fun times: The outing comes after Emilia celebrated her 35th birthday with a disco themed bash that channelled New York’s iconic studio 54

'Holy birthday balls now THATS what I call a good time': Emilia penned alongside the snaps

‘Holy birthday balls now THATS what I call a good time’: Emilia penned alongside the snaps

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