Eternals is a 2021 American action-adventure feature film based around a race of immortal beings who shape Earth’s history and civilizations.
Directed by Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) from a screenplay co-written by Kaz Firpo (as Matthew K. Firpo) and Ryan Firpo, based on Jack Kirby’s Marvel comics characters, the movie stars Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan, Kumail Nanjiani, Dong-seok Ma, Brian Tyree Henry, Lia McHugh and Lauren Ridloff.
Following the events of Avengers: Endgame (2019), an unexpected tragedy forces the Eternals, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years, out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants…
The movie has been delayed from February 2021 to November 21st 2021. Principal photography wrapped back in February, before the onset of the pandemic and has been in post-production since.
Cast and characters:
Angelina Jolie … Thena
Richard Madden … Ikaris
Kit Harington … Dane Whitman
Salma Hayek … Ajak
Gemma Chan … Sersi
Kumail Nanjiani … Kingo
Barry Keoghan … Druig
Dong-seok Ma … Gilgamesh
Brian Tyree Henry … Phastos
Lia McHugh … Sprite
Lauren Ridloff … Makkari
In the comics, Ajak, Makkari and Sprite are males; in the movie, they’re females.
Eternals is the twenty-fifth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).
The movie, which had been titled just Eternals, seemed to be retitled The Eternals for a while before settling back on just Eternals.