The Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke has won the hearts of people with her versatility and acumen on screen. Her role as the Khaleesi and the mother of dragons in the fantasy series has got her a great foothold in the entertainment industry.
If reports are to believed then the 34- year old actress is set to take on another challenging female lead role opposite Chris Evan’s.
Yes you read it right! The Game of Thrones fame ‘Emilia Clarke has been roped in by the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the major role.
Emilia Clarke may portray ‘Sharon Carter’ a character best known in comics for being the first love of Steve Rogers – Captain America. She is also Peggy Carter’s niece.
Earlier, Marvel Studios president Kevin Fiege had confirmed that Emilia Clarke had been cast in the next MCU movie.
Meanwhile, Emilia Clarke is all excited to be on board for the Marvel show. Speaking to Comic Book, she said, “I just think what they’re doing right now is so exciting and so cool, and so on the cutting edge of it. I feel like they’re like the Apple of this world. To be part of that family feels like, ‘Oh my god, I’m in the cool kid crowd. That’s so cool.’ Honestly speaking, the people that are making this are what pushed me over the line to really wanting to do it. I just think that everyone’s heart and heads are in the right place with this one.”
As of now, there hasn’t been any clarity as to what character Clarke will play on the show but given her amazing performances in GOT and Star Wars film, it seems like there’s hardly anything that she can’t pull off.
While we are waiting for the official confirmation but the news of Emilia Clarke and Chris Evans pairing up can be a big delight for their fans.