Angelina Jolie Reportedly in Talks to Join Cast of Marvel’s “The Eternals”

Angelina Jolie may soon be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Deadline is reporting that the Maleficent actress is in talks to join the cast of The Eternals.

What’s happening:

  • Deadline is writing that actress Angelina Jolie is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Marvel’s The Eternals.
  • The film is currently in the pre-production stage with Chloe Zhao signed on to direct. Matthew and Ryan Firpo will write the screenplay.
  • It is unclear at this time what role Jolie would play.
  • Disney has not provided any comment on the news.
  • The Eternals is about “near-immortal beings” known as Eternals. They along with their foes the Deviants, were created cosmic beings called Celestials
  • The Eternals made their comic debut in July 1976.

  • Deadline speculates that more information and details about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be revealed after Avengers: Endgame.
  • Marvel’s upcoming slate of films have expected release dates for May 1 and November 6 of 2020, but the titles have yet to been announced.
  • Disney fans can catch Jolie this fall in the upcoming Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, on October 18.

More Marvel news:

  • Marvel Studios has tapped Destin Daniel Cretton to direct Shang-Chi, the kung fu-based superhero film.
  • Marvel Studios is reportedly turning one of their more unique and imaginative comic series into a television series. What If is the latest Marvel series being created for Disney+.
  • Cate Shortland has been selected to direct the Black Widow standalone film. Shortland is best known for her work on Lore and Berlin Syndrome.