Today, Marvel Studios revealed our first look at footage from Eternal, the studio’s next team film about a group of divine beings hidden on Earth.
For years, the first weekend in May has been synonymous with a big superhero movie release, and while American theaters aren’t quite ready for it just yet, Marvel Studios has nonetheless marked the occasion. . In a sizzling reel revealing several new release dates and even titles for upcoming films, the company revealed its first images of Oscar-winning director Chloe Zhao. Eternal.
Eternal will bring a new character suite to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a group of immortal beings with fantastical powers created by nearly omnipotent space beings at the dawn of civilization. The Eternals have lived among us secretly for thousands of years, never dying, never getting old, and inspiring some of humanity’s greatest myths.
The new footage shows us Salma Hayek as Ajak, the leader of the Eternals; Lia McHugh as a young-looking Sprite; Richard Madden as Ikari; Angelina Jolie as Then; Gemma Chan as Sersi; and Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo. The characters appear in the present, but also what could be the past.
Eternal The release date was originally slated for November 6, 2020, but after numerous delays, it is now slated to hit theaters on November 5, 2021. For more on the MCU’s current schedule, check out our full breakdown of the release dates for the MCUs. Marvel movies.