“The Eternal,” is perhaps the most awaited movie of Marvel Studiosafter the success of “Avengers: Endgame”. This is the new group of superheroes that will appear in the Movie universe of Marvel (UCM) and it could have an impact similar to the one that had the Avengers in the films crossover.
Unlike the well-known superheroes, the new team will be introduced in one movie and not with stories alone. “The Eternal” it was one of the tapes that are deferred by the pandemic coronavirus, and hit theaters in February of 2021.
In accordance with Studiosthe story will focus on humans from other planets and have hidden their true identity, during the thousands of years of living on Earth. In addition, it has been confirmed that the film your be located chronologically after the events in “Avengers: Endgame”.
“The film ‘Eternals’ of Marvel Studios introduces a new and exciting team of superheroes in the UCM: un group of ancient aliens who have lived in secret in the Land for thousands of years. After the events depicted in ‘Avengers: Endgame’, a tragedy unexpected forces you to step out of the shadows to rally against the enemy more ancient of humanity, The Deviants,” reads the synopsis official “The Eternal”.
As we have mentioned in the origin of “Eternal”, the Deviants are the avowed enemies of this race. Therefore, it will be the first time that both beings of extraterrestrial origin are presented within the UCMas happened with the Kree in the movie “Captain Marvel”.
Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Kumail Nanjiani and Gemma Chan are part of the outstanding ensemble of “The Eternal”. Before the current crisis by the COVID-19, was reported in some of the photos from the shoot, where are some of the actors, in normal dress or with the costumes of superheroes.
During the celebration of the Expo, D23, Disney, was officially presented to the cast of the full movie produced by Marvel Studios. Among the applause of the public, the stars took to the stage and was the advancement officer how it would be characterized as Eternal.
In September 2019, Salma Hayek —who gives life to Ajak— is showcased in a publication on Instagram, with the actor Kit Haringtonknown for his role in “Game of Thrones”. “I still can’t believe I’m working with Jon Snow! Kit, you’re the best”, he wrote at the time.
Well, the mexican actress shared a photo with Angelina Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani. It is known that the character of Hayek will the leader of the Eternal in the film adaptation.
For its part, late last year, Nanjiani showed for the first time your figure his followers in social networks. After learning that he could play a character in Marvelthe actor has been on a strict routine of exercise and diet to attain to increase your muscle mass.
According to Colliderbetween the sequences that the press was able to see during the shoot was one in which Kumail Nanjiani appeared “dressed in colorful costumes and makeup, dancing, surrounded by dancers in a scene seemingly inspired by Bollywood“.
Be the first to display such artistic expression in the Movie universe of Marvel and clearly, it would be nspirada in the popular genre indian.
“Much of the movie takes place in the present“explained the actor in the podcast of New Hollywood. “My character for example is like: ‘Ok, we have to keep a low profile, no one should know we exist’. So I become a movie star of Bollywood. That is my secret identity“.
“The Eternal” it is directed by Chloé Zhaoand the script is written by Matthew K. Firpo, and Ryan Firpo. For the musical side, the original soundtrack will be composed by Ramin Djawadiwho was behind such hits as “Game of Thrones”, “Westworld” and “Iron Man”, a film which gave birth to the UCM.
The original story of Jack Kirby describes the Eternal as human beings who have evolved above other and have received special abilities. However, according to the president of Marvel Studiosthe origin of the group is heroic in the film would differ from the plot of the comics.
“The Eternals are a group of immortals who have been on the Earth from 35,000 years ago, but we do not know of its existence” said Kevin Present.
THE ETERNAL SEEN IN THE UCM
A few weeks ago, Jim Starlin —creator of the villain Thanos— revealed an important part of the plot of “The Eternal”. A younger version of the Titan Loco will appear in the next movie Marvelsince that has not been done to tell their story on the big screen.
“I understand that the story of Thanos has not completely ended. They have already announced. I think a young Thanos appears in The Eternal Marvel. I remember reading that somewhere,” said Starlin to Comicbook.
It should be noted that the statements of the cartoonist make sense when we remember that Thanos is also an Eternalbut that has been born with a mutation of the gene Deviant. For this reason, their appearance is not human. Read more about the origin of Thanos here.
“They made a lot of money with this type. So I don’t see it removed soon. The characters in comics tend to have a longer useful life than the actors who work in them. I’m almost expecting to see a lot more Thanos in the future” he added Jim Starlin on the return of Thanos to the UCM.
CAST AND CHARACTERS OF THE ETERNAL
Angelina Jolie (Thena)
Kumail Nanjiani (Kingo)
Salma Hayek (Ajak)
Richard Madden (Ikaris)
Kit Harington (Dane Whitman/Black Knight)
Brian Tyree Henry (Phastos)
Lia McHugh (Sprite)
Don Lee/Dong-seok Ma (Gilgamesh)
Lauren Ridloff (Makkari)
Gemma Chan (Sersi)
Barry Keoghan (Unknown)