Marvel's 'Secret Invasion' Adds 'Hacks' Star Christopher McDonald to Disney+ Series

Series stars Samuel L Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn


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Christopher McDonald (“Big Daddy”) is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The “Hacks” and “Happy Gilmore” star joins¬†the upcoming Disney+ series “Secret Invasion,” an individual with knowledge of the project confirmed.

Details surrounding McDonald’s role are unknown but Deadline, which first reported the story, said it will be a completely new character intended to crossover to the larger MCU. McDonald joins a cast that includes Samuel L. Jackson and Ben Mendelsohn, once again playing Nick Fury and the Skrull Talos, respectively. Fury, the former director of S.H.I.E.LD. and Talos, one of a race of shape-shifting creatures at war with the alien Kree empire, first teamed up in 2019’s “Captain Marvel.”

“Secret Invasion”¬†also stars Olivia Colman, Emilia Clarke, Kingsley Ben-Adir and Killian Scott.

For now, you can catch McDonald on the critically acclaimed HBOMax show “Hacks” and in the indie flick “Walking With Herb.”

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