Despite refocusing on superheroes and saving the world, Marvel’s Eternals promises to be something else. The film, the first Marvel outing to be exclusively directed by a woman, delves into the MCU’s distant past, with star Salma Hayek promising Eternals is full of surprises and stands out from the ten-year franchise.
“I think it definitely has its own DNA within the Marvel universe. It’s different. It was directed by a woman. [Zhao] and we didn’t do most of it in the studio. They are real locations, which is unusual for Marvel. I am really excited about the movie, it definitely has that special vibe that is unique. I am very excited about it and I love my character and I love the cast. “
Eternals will introduce the public to The Eternals, a type of immortal aliens from a distant planet that arrived on Earth thousands of years ago and has protected mankind since the beginning of time. Created by the Celestials, a race of mighty alien cosmic beings who have secretly lived on Earth for over 7,000 years, The Eternals must reunite to protect humanity from their evil counterparts.
Salma Hayek will portray the Eternal, Ajak, the wise and spiritual leader of the Eternals, who has contributed to the advancement of human civilization and is able to use her abilities to heal humans as well as Eternals and is the only member who can communicate with Celestials. This is the first time the character has been portrayed as a woman, with Ajak always being a man on the pages of Marvel comics.
Hayek isn’t the only member of the Eternals to praise the film’s unique vision, with her co-star Angelina Jolie recently citing director Chloé Zhao’s approach to the material as a major factor in convincing her to sign up. for the superhero epic. “I love this cast, and how we all got together. I signed up to support Chloé [Zhao]’s vision and Marvel’s commitment to expanding the way we see “superheroes,” “said Jolie. Running around in a gold bodysuit wasn’t what I imagined in my 40s. But it’s pretty crazy, I guess. “
Directed by Chloé Zhao, Eternals plays an epic ensemble with Angelina Jolie, including Richard Madden as Ikaris, the tactical leader of the Eternals, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, an Eternal who can shoot cosmic energy projectiles from his hands, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, an Eternal with the gift of superfast Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos, who poses super intelligence, Salma Hayek as Ajak, the leader of the Eternals, Lia McHugh as Sprite, who looks like a 12-year-old child and can project lifelike illusions, Don Lee as Gilgamesh, the strongest Eternal and partner of Jolie’s Thena, Gemma Chan as Sersi, an Eternal with an affinity for humanity, and Barry Keoghan as Druig, who can use cosmic energy to control the minds of others and who is far from the rest of the Eternals. Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington plays Dane Whitman, a human warrior wielding a mystical sword.
Eternals is slated to hit theaters on November 5, 2021. This comes from ET Online.
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