Julia Louis-Dreyfus Excited for Val’s MCU Future

Posted: 07/26/2021 in Screen Rant Articles


Julia Louis-Dreyfus is “psyched” about the future of her character Valentina Allegra de Fontaine in the MCU. After her appearances in both the Disney+ series The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and in the film Black Widow, Val’s presence has been felt all over the MCU. And with the mystery surrounding the character and her plans still unanswered, fans can look forward to many more appearances from Louis-Dreyfus.

In the comics, La Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine has a storied history with both S.H.I.E.L.D. and Nick Fury. She has been a gifted S.H.I.E.L.D. agent, at one point Nick Fury’s romantic partner, a Russian spy working for an organization called Leviathan, and is one of the characters that were kidnapped and replaced by Skrulls during Secret Invasion. In the comics, she was originally a citizen of Italy and part of the European “jet set,” whose parents were killed aiding a resistance movement. She chose to join S.H.I.E.L.D. to carry on their work and give meaning to their deaths.

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