Marvel’s Eternals to have manga influence and Bollywood dance streak

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Marvel’s Eternals will draw some influence from the manga and also feature a Bollywood dance sequence. In a new report from The Hollywood Reporter, Chinese-born director Chloe Zhao opened up about how she brought some of her childhood roots to the film. Eternals has some of the stylized elements of the manga, which are comics that originated in Japan, since Zhao was a fan of them growing up.

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“I have such deep and strong manga roots,” Zhao said. “I brought some of it into Eternals. And I can’t wait to use this marriage between East and West more. Zhao said it was important to promote thematic ideas like the marriage of East and West because Eternals is a film about human history. In making this movie, Zhao wondered just how deeper and deeper the film could go after Avengers: Endgame because “(she) isn’t just making the movie as a director” but “as a director.” fan”.Eternals cast member Kumail Nanjiani also revealed in the article that the Marvel movie includes a Bollywood dance sequence with over 50 dancers.

“When I walked on set and saw a huge group of brown people who were going to be in a Marvel movie, I felt such gratitude to Chloe for creating the situation,” said Nanjiani, whose Eternals character, Kingo, is a Bollywood star. in the movie. “The scene was full of joy. “Marvel Entertainment President Kevin Feige also said the film’s LGBTQ relationship will be well represented on screen, calling it “inherent in the history and makeup of the different types of Eternals.”

“I think it’s done extremely well and I hope that level of inclusion in our future films will be less of a subject,” Feige said.

Feige also said that it was Zhao’s Eternals pitch that convinced him of the general idea of ​​making the film.

“His initial speech for us was fascinating,” Feige said. “And frankly, one of the reasons we moved forward on the film was because of that vision she brought to it. “Marvel’s Eternals is currently set to hit theaters on February 12, 2021. In the meantime, read the story of two villains we expect to see in Eternals, then check out these shots of Nanjiani showing off his MCU physique.
Wesley LeBlanc is a freelance writer and guide for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @LeBlancWes.

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