Eternals

The Eternals
  • 2021
  • US
  • 2h 37min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Chloé Zhao
  • Cast: Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Brian Tyree Henry, Dong-seok Ma, Lia McHugh, Lauren Ridloff
  • UK release: 5 November 2021

Another team of superhumans from the pages of Marvel comic books.

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Fresh from her Oscar win for Nomadland, director Chloé Zhao helms the next big Marvel smash introducing a new roster of superheroes into the ever-expanding universe.

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Kit Harington teases 'interesting' Eternals future

8 Nov 2021

Film gossip

Kit Harington has suggested there is an "interesting future" for his 'Eternals' character. The 34-year-old actor plays Dane Whitman in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) blockbuster and revealed that there are lots of possibilities to explore with…

Richard Madden loved Eternals challenge of playing someone 'thousands of years old'

7 Nov 2021

Film gossip

Richard Madden loved the challenge of playing someone "seven thousand years old". The 'Eternals' actor plays superhero Ikaris – who is actually over 20,000 years old in the comic books – in the Marvel blockbuster, and he loved the opportunity to take on…

Chloé Zhao has 'kept tabs' on Harry Styles since Dunkirk

6 Nov 2021

Film gossip

'Eternals' director Chloé Zhao says she has "kept tabs" on Harry Styles since 'Dunkirk'. Chloe admitted that Harry and Eros were very much a "package deal" and she only wanted to introduce the character to her movie if he was portrayed by Harry. She…

Salma Hayek confirms 'multi-movie' Marvel deal

6 Nov 2021

Film gossip

Salma Hayek has signed up with Marvel for "multiple" movies. The 55-year-old actress – who makes her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut as Ajak in 'Eternals' – has confirmed she could reprise the role in future blockbusters, but insisted there's no…

Chloe Zhao 'empowered' by Denis Villeneuve

4 Nov 2021

Film gossip

Chloe Zhao finds "a lot of strength" in 'Eternals' hitting cinemas at the same time as 'Dune'. The 39-year-old director has taken the leap into blockbuster movie making with her star-studded Marvel Cinematic Universe film and although release schedule…

Kumail Nanjiani: Eternals is completely Chloe Zhao's movie

4 Nov 2021

Film gossip

Kumail Nanjiani insists that 'Eternals' is very much Chloe Zhao's movie. The Oscar-winning filmmaker has helmed the new Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) project and Kumail – who stars as Kingo in the flick – has dismissed suggestions that the 'Nomadland…

Salma Hayek is 'grateful' Eternals is her first superhero movie

2 Nov 2021

Film gossip

Salma Hayek is "so grateful" she didn't land a superhero role until 'Eternals'. The 55-year-old actress – who plays Ajak in the new Marvel blockbuster – described the part as "an honour" and admitted being cast in the movie means more because she has…

Eternals

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Chloé Zhao brings her indie filmmaking chops to the Marvel Cinematic Universe

The Oscar-winning, history-making director of Nomadland, Chloé Zhao, adds a touch of class to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in this glowing, ambitious, occasionally funny, sometimes exciting but mostly desperately sincere introduction to the titular…

Kit Harington had never heard of Eternals character before the film

29 Oct 2021

Film gossip

Kit Harington had never heard of his 'Eternals' character before being cast in the superhero movie. The 34-year-old actor stars as Dane Whitman/Black Knight in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) blockbuster and admits that he didn't know much about…

Angelina Jolie on Eternals diversity: 'This is how it always should have been'

21 Oct 2021

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie says the diversity in the 'Eternals' cast is "how it always should have been". The 46-year-old actress – who plays Thena in the upcoming Marvel blockbuster – appears as part of a superhero ensemble featuring queer characters, people of…

Salma Hayek: It's very humbling landing a superhero role in my 50s

21 Oct 2021

Film gossip

Salma Hayek says it was "very humbling" landing a role as a superhero in her 50s. The 'Eternals' star – who plays spiritual leader Ajak in the Marvel film – had dreamt her whole career of landing such a role in a "big blockbuster" and had given up until…

Richard Madden: Filming Eternals was physically draining

7 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Richard Madden says it was "physically f****** draining" shooting 'Eternals'. The 35-year-old actor plays the role of Ikaris, who can fly and project cosmic energy beams from his eyes, in the hotly-anticipated Marvel movie, and he spent a lot of time on…

Gemma Chan delighted to be back in the MCU

6 Sep 2021

Film gossip

Gemma Chan is delighted to be back in the Marvel Cinematic Universe again after her first character was killed off in 'Captain Marvel'. The 38-year-old actress will soon be playing Sersi, a member of The Eternals, having originally played Kree soldier…

Kumail Nanjiani wanted to break stereotypes with The Eternals

31 Aug 2021

Film gossip

Kumail Nanjiani wanted to show "brown dudes" aren't all "nerdy" in 'The Eternals'. The 43-year-old actor portrays Bollywood star and secret immortal hero Kingo in the upcoming film and he was pleased to work with director Chloe Zhao to shatter…

Salma Hayek didn't want Eternals roles at first

21 Aug 2021

Film gossip

Salma Hayek didn't want a role in Marvel's new movie 'Eternals' at first. The actress – who plays spiritual leader Ajak in the film – wasn't keen to even audition for the upcoming hotly-anticipated movie because she figured she'd just be playing an…

Richard Madden: 'Eternals is more than just another superhero movie'

17 Jul 2021

Film gossip

Richard Madden says 'Eternals' is more than just another superhero movie. The 35-year-old actor stars in Chloe Zhao's upcoming Marvel movie alongside Angelina Jolie and Gemma Chan and Richard believes that as the movie features an immortal alien race…

Angelina Jolie so excited for Chloe Zhao's Marvel debut

5 May 2021

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie can't wait to see what Chloe Zhao will bring to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The 45-year-old actress will star as Thena in the upcoming superhero blockbuster 'Eternals' and is excited by what Chloe – who was recently honoured with…

Salma Hayek didn't see The Eternals script before signing her Marvel contract

4 Feb 2021

Film gossip

Salma Hayek had to sign her contract with Marvel before seeing the script for 'The Eternals'. The 'Frida' star portrays Ajak, the spiritual leader of the Eternals, in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe flick, and has revealed she confessed to the…

Chloe Zhao has written script for Eternals

5 Jan 2021

Film gossip

Chloe Zhao has revealed she has also written 'Eternals'. The 38-year-old filmmaker is helming the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe movie and has now revealed that she has also penned the script for the upcoming flick. Chloe said: "I am the writer on…

Kumail Nanjiani promises The Eternals is 'worth the wait'

8 Sep 2020

Film gossip

Kumail Nanjiani says 'The Eternals' will be "worth the wait". The 42-year-old actor will star as Kingo in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film and assured fans that the movie will live up to expectations, although he is also "in the dark" in…

Chloe Zhao's Eternals is influenced by her childhood experiences

4 Sep 2020

Film gossip

Chloe Zhao's 'Eternals' is influenced by her childhood experiences. The 38-year-old director – who was born in Beijing but later relocated to Los Angeles – is helming the much-anticipated Marvel movie, and Chloe has promised that the film will explore…

Kit Harington: Game of Thrones will help me with Eternals role

14 Oct 2019

Film gossip

Kit Harington believes his experience on 'Game of Thrones' will help him cope with the expectations of Marvel fans. The 32-year-old actor will make his debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Dane Whitman in 'The Eternals' and although he knows these…

Kit Harington's Eternals role could lead to something more in MCU

28 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Kit Harington's role in 'The Eternals' could grow into something more. The 32-year-old actor will reunite with his former 'Game of Thrones' co-star Richard Madden for the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe project when he becomes the first person to…

Salma Hayek found it difficult to keep The Eternals role secret

26 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Salma Hayek admits it was difficult not being able to tell anyone about her role in 'The Eternals'. The 52-year-old actress plays group leader Ajak in the upcoming Marvel movie and says it was a challenge trying to keep the job secret, especially from…

Gemma Chan 'in talks for The Eternals'

6 Aug 2019

Film gossip

Gemma Chan is in talks to join 'The Eternals'. The 'Crazy Rich Asians' star is no stranger to a Marvel movie after portraying Minn-Erva in 'Captain Marvel', and she is expected to join forces with the likes of Angelina Jolie and Richard Madden on the…

Millie Bobby Brown denies The Eternals role

12 Jul 2019

Film gossip

Millie Bobby Brown has denied rumours she's set to star in 'The Eternals'. The 15-year-old actress – who is best known for her starring role as Eleven in hit Netflix series 'Stranger Things' – was reported this week to have landed a role in the upcoming…

Millie Bobby Brown set for The Eternals

11 Jul 2019

Film gossip

Millie Bobby Brown is reportedly set for a role in 'The Eternals'. The 15-year-old actress – who is best known for her starring role as Eleven in hit Netflix series 'Stranger Things' – is reportedly preparing to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe with…

Salma Hayek eyed for Marvels The Eternals

27 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Salma Hayek is set to star in 'The Eternals'. The 'From Dusk till Dawn' star is reportedly preparing to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe with a role in the upcoming mysterious project, which is set to enter production at the end of summer. According…

Keanu Reeves approached by Marvel for 'almost every film'

20 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Keanu Reeves has held talks with Marvel for "almost every film [they] make". Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige has confirmed his team are keen to sign the 'John Wick' star up to a movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), and despite holding multiple…

Keanu Reeves to star in The Eternals

3 Jun 2019

Film gossip

Keanu Reeves is set to star in 'The Eternals'. The 'Toy Story 4' actor is reportedly preparing to enter the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with a role in the upcoming mysterious project, which is set to enter production at the end of summer. According…

Richard Madden 'in talks to play Ikaris in The Eternals'

8 May 2019

Film gossip

Richard Madden is reportedly in talks to play Ikaris in Marvel's 'The Eternals'. The 'Rocketman' star – who is also known for hit shows 'Game of Thrones' and 'Bodyguard' – is believed to have entered discussions for the upcoming superhero movie, with…

Ma Dong-Seok joins Marvel's The Eternals besides Angelina Jolie

19 Apr 2019

Film gossip

Ma Dong-Seok is set to join Angelina Jolie in the cast of Marvel's 'The Eternals'. The 48-year-old actor – best known to UK audiences from 2013 zombie thriller 'Train To Busan' – has reportedly been cast alongside Jolie, 43, in the upcoming superhero…

Kumail Nanjiani to star in Marvel's The Eternals?

6 Apr 2019

Film gossip

Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to join Angelina Jolie in Marvel's 'The Eternals'. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 41-year-old Oscar-nominee is in discussions to star alongside Angelina, 43, in the forthcoming movie, which is to be directed by…

Angelina Jolie in talks for Marvel's The Eternals

28 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Angelina Jolie is in talks to star in Marvel's 'The Eternals'. The 43-year-old actress could make her debut in the superhero realm if negotiations go well for the forthcoming film, which is to be directed by Chloe Zhao. It's not known who Jolie is in…

Marvel's Victoria Alonso says 'the world is ready' for a gay superhero

11 Mar 2019

Film gossip

A top Marvel executive says "the world is ready" for a gay superhero. Following reports the studio's president Kevin Feige was looking to cast an LGBTQ hero in their upcoming film 'The Eternals' – Marvel's production chief Victoria Alonso has confirmed…

Marvel are casting first openly gay character

6 Mar 2019

Film gossip

Marvel are reportedly looking to cast their first openly gay superhero. Last year, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige hinted that the studio was working towards bringing a new LGBTQ character into the Marvel Cinematic Universe – and now, according to…

Chloe Zhao to direct The Eternals

24 Sep 2018

Film gossip

Chloe Zhao will direct Marvel's upcoming movie 'The Eternals'. The 36-year-old filmmaker was snapped up by studio chiefs following the critical acclaim for her movie 'The Rider' as they worried she'd quickly land another job, and she's now set to take…

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