The Eternals: Plot | Release Date | Cast

All about The Eternals

Marvel Studios biggest release of this year, The Eternals is here. The Eternals is one of the core films and an integral part of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase 4. The stunning action-packed superhero drama will grace the screens very soon. The Eternals is directed by Choe Zhao. It is the 26 th movie in the MCU. It will be distributed by Walt Disney Studio.

The star-studded adventure drama will explore a lot of ideas like the titular Eternals, the celestials and the deviants. The movie also will specify where it belongs in the Marvel timeline. The teasing trailer has successfully drawn all our attention. Marvel fans as usual are up with numerous theories of how this movie will play out. 

Summing up, a lot is going on here. You could miss a lot within a blink of an eye. It’s for you that we have put together everything we know about this. 

The Eternals is Adapted from 

The Eternals is a comic strip first penned down by our beloved Jack Kirby. This serves as the primary source material of the movie. 

The story for the movie was written by Choe Zhao, Kaz Firpo and Ryan Firpo.

Plot of The Eternals 

The plot of the Eternals is a lot about who they are and their role on earth at the present. The basic plot remains that The Eternals unite to fight off the Deviants who want to destroy the earth. 

But before we get into any more details, let us inform you about the basics. 

 Who are the Eternals?

A million years ago the Celestials created the two kinds of beings — The Eternals and The Deviants while experimenting on the proto-humans. The Eternals are ancient, wise and powerful. They can bend minds and matters at will. They can channel extremely strong forms of energy which they use when in need. They have always helped ordinary humans, studied and observed them. They have always protected the humans from their malevolent counterparts the Deviants.

The Team of the Eternals include — Ikiris, Thena, Serse, Makkari, Kingo, Ajax, Druid, Gilgamesh and Black Knight.

The Deviants

The deviants were created by the Celestials only. They are the opponents of the Eternals. Deviants are also known as the Changing People. Among them, the most distorted kinds are known as the Mutates. 

In different times, the deviants wanted to rule over the earth. Each of these times, the Eternals came forward to protect. Finally, the Eternals put them in a synthetic cube and killed them. Kro is the only one who escaped his fate with the help of Thena, his lover from the Eternals. 

The Celestials

a glimpse from The Eternals
Featuring a still from Marvel’s The Eternals!

The Celestials are the oldest and the most powerful cosmic beings. They existed long before Asgard. They created the sustainers, that is, The Eternals and the destroyer- the Deviants. All of this was a part of their expansive experiment on human life and Civilization. The Dreaming Celestial is worshipped by the Deviants. They believe that the Celestials created them to rule the earth. 

The Celestials are more like silent observers from afar. They can watch but never interfere. They instructed the Eternals to do the same. They do not engage in conflicts unless the Deviants are involved. 

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Marvel’s challenge 

After the masterclass delivery with Avengers: Endgame, stakes for Marvel are skyrocketing. Their consistent delivery of amazing movies has made their fans an extremely demanding bunch. The Eternals is, by far the most experimental project as of yet, here they are going to introduce a new world of characters. 

The main thing here is the humongous size of marvel’s cinematic universe. It’s like watching the Multiverse through a kaleidoscope. It’s hard to keep track of the constantly expanding universe and its storylines. 

The Eternals is set in a post Endgame era. 

In this movie, Marvel introduces an entirely new mythological cosmos. They have to care as to how to set them in a proper timeline and at the same time exploiting the full scope of this new venture.

So as you know by now, lots of new things are going to be there. New storylines and a whole new host of actors and actresses will debut under Marvel’s franchise. 

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The Eternals Direction 

the character guide of The Eternals
Featuring a character guide to our super heroes!

Chloe Zhao has directed this film. Producers have clearly said her involvement with the project has made a difference. She is well versed in the world of Marvel and was sure about the approach she was going to take. In an interview with Variety, Zhao has shared her incredible experience, working with an awesome team of Marvel. 

 In this movie for the first time, we have a gay character, and naan is n  audibly challenged character along with an international cast. Marvel’s ultimate support played a great deal and this creative freedom is the reason that Zhao could support her vision of the movie. 

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The Cast of The Eternals 

the cast of The Eternals
Featuring the super cool cast of The Eternals!

The stellar cast of the movie includes 

  • Angelina Jolie as Thena
  • Ma Dong Seok as Gilgamesh
  • Gemma Chan as Sersi 
  • Richard Madden as Iris
  • Kit Harrington as Dane Whitman/ Black Knight
  • Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo
  • Salma Hayek as Ajax 
  • Barry Keoghan as Drug
  • Lia McHugh as Sprite 
  • Lauren Ridloff as Makkari 

Release date of The Eternals 

The Eternals is supposed to release on November 5, 2021. This is one of the most anticipated movies of  Marvel phase 4. 

Available 

Since the movie is a part of Walt Disney distribution, chances are strong that it will be released on Disney+. Please note that we do not have official info regarding this.

Conclusion 

The Eternals is one of the most ambitious projects of the MCU. Oscar-winning director Choe Zhao associating with Marvel Studios is something that practically no one saw coming. This has spiked up our hope and expectations further. Plus, we cannot wait to see how the entire cast plays out in the context of this movie. 

So, dear Marvel fans, share your thoughts and theories below in our comment box and let us know what you expect from this movie

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