The Marvel Cinematic Universe keeps on expanding with The Eternals (2020) being the 25th addition to the race. Not being over-dramatic but this was a much needed beacon of hope that is going to help us through this pandemic. The Eternals (2020) movie which is going to be released very soon is something that the Marvel fans can look forward to. Stan Lee should have left us with more super heroes, God rest his soul!
Here are some facts about the movie that you should look up to and know what to expect from the movie.
The Eternals Marvel movie premise
The Eternals is an upcoming superhero film based on the Marvel comic’s race of the same name created by Jack Kirby in 1976. The Eternals movie is one of the many installments of Marvel Phase 4
Who are the Eternals?
Eternals are superhuman outcomes of alien experiments millions years ago. Though resembling physically with humans, they have acquired overwhelming and unique powers like super-strength, teleportation, flight, mind-control, energy projection and shape-shifting. Though not immortals, they are long-lived, and this keeps them apart from their human cousins.
The Eternals movie plot
The Eternals are a race of powerful beings created by the Celestials. After an unexpected tragedy following the events of Avengers: Endgame the immortal race of the eternals unite to protect the human race from the Deviants, their evil counterparts.
In the story, one of the Eternals — Ikaris — discovers that he had his memory erased at some point and that he and his fellow Eternals and the Deviants have been living on Earth in human form for an unknown period of time, unaware of their powerful abilities and origins. He sets out to “wake up” his fellow Eternals and learn what happened to them.
The intriguing romantic plots in the movie
Brace yourselves because Marvel is going to feature the first queer romance in a superhero movie. In an interview, Haaz Sleiman revealed that he will play the character married to Phastos (Brian Tyree Henry) in Eternals, making Phastos the first queer superhero to appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. So much to look forward to!
In addition to featuring the first openly gay couple in Marvel Cinematic Universe history, Eternals will have some more romance among the characters. What we can derive from her interview, Gemma Chan confirmed that her character, Sersi, has a romantic history with both the Black Knight (Kit Harington) and Ikaris (Richard Madden). It is clear that Eternals will involve more superhero romances than the other MCU films.
Whom to expect in the movie
The Eternals has a poplar cast to flaunt. The big names include Angelina Jolie and Game of Thrones star Kit Harrington. The creators have got the best superheroes for you. Here is the complete list:
- Angelina Jolie as “Thena”
- Lauren Ridloff as “Makkari”
- Richard Madden as “Ikaris”
- Salma Hayek as “Ajax”
- Kumial Nanjiani as “Kingo”
- Don Lee as “Gilgamesh”
- Brian Tyree Henry as “Phastos”
When will the movie be out?
The movie’s production was officially declared by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige in April 2018. It is an excellent way to introduce some new superheroes from the comics. The movie will hit the theaters on February 12, 2021.