The Eternals is an upcoming adventure superhero film based on Marvel comic book race of the same name. It is the twenty-fifth instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The movie is produced by Marvel Studios and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
The Eternals: Plot
According to the Marvel comic books, the Eternals were created billions of years ago by Celestials. They physically look like regular people but have superpowers like super strength, flight, teleportation, mind control, shape-shifting and energy projection. They are immortal, and that contributes to the name Eternals.
There are several Eternals in the comics, but the movie will focus on the main two Sersi and Ikaris. They live in different planets and save and protect the earth.
The Eternals: Release Date
There are two main Marvel movie releases this year, one is Black Widow which is coming up in May, and the next is Eternals. Marvel Studios confirmed the released date last year itself, and it’ll hit the silver screens on November 6 2020.
The Eternals: Cast
The official cast of the movie was revealed in July 2019 at Marvel’s SDCC presentation. Marvel is the best when it comes to casting; they never really go wrong. The film has some big names attached to it.
Pakistani American stand up comedian Kumail Nanjani will be portraying Kingo. Our Jon Snow from Westeros, Kit Harrington will be playing Black Knight. Richard Madden will perform Ikaris. Angelina Jolie will be portraying Thena.
Salma Hayek, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Don Lee, Lia McHugh, Barry Keoghan and Gemma Chan will portray the rest of the characters from comics.
The Eternals: Kumail Nanjani Poses In Stills For His Cover Story
Kumail Nanjani recently became the face for an edition of the Men’s Health Magazine. He was looking quite the muscle man in the cover as he was working out for playing the buff Eternal Kingo.
I got to be on the cover of @MensHealthMag and recreate scenes from some of my favorite action movies. Pics by @EmilyShur, story by @BrianRaftery here: https://t.co/u0q29AlXEw pic.twitter.com/W8bnZagC2f
— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) March 10, 2020
Directer of the film, Chloe Zhao talked about the look she wanted for Kingo, and this is what she had to say, “I wanted Kumail to have the freedom to interpret his character, especially his physicality”.
The health magazine showed off the actor’s chiselled chest, and he even posed as Wolverine in one of the pictures.
Nanjani talking about the look and he commented, he wanted to look like Hrithik Roshan from Bollywood. “I went to my trainer and said, ‘I want to look like this guy (Roshan)’,” Nanjiani told Men’s Health magazine.