Kumail Nanjiani in talks for Marvel’s The Eternals
The Hollywood Reporter brings phrase that comic Kumail Nanjiani might go from The Twilight Zone to the MCU! The Academy Award nominated author is in talks to affix the forged of Marvel’s The Eternals the place he would star alongside Angelina Jolie within the ensemble.
It’s unclear who Nanjiani is in talks to play, however Jolie will star as Sersi, a member of the seemingly immortal Eternals who (within the supply materials) made a life for herself in New York Metropolis. Through the early ’90s, Sersi joined the Avengers and remained with the workforce for 4 years.
Eternals will put its deal with Sersi and Ikaris, and their centuries spanning love story. As conceived by Jack Kirby within the ’70s, the Eternals and their rivals, the Deviants, have been offshoots of humanity created by the Celestials. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy movies have already established the Celestials within the MCU. Even Thanos, the Mad Titan, is an Everlasting, though none of his earlier appearances within the movies have acknowledged that.
Chloe Zhao is directing The Eternals from a script by Matthew and Ryan Firpo. Marvel hasn’t set a date for the movie, however extra particulars might observe after Avengers: Endgame. At present Marvel has two placeholder launch dates set for 2020 on Might 1 and November 5. The results heavy Eternals will probably take that November launch date with one thing smaller scale like Black Widow doubtlessly in line for the Might 2020 launch.
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