Gemma Chan, star of the hit comedy Crazy Rich Asians, is reportedly in talks to join the cast of Marvel’s recently announced film, The Eternals, according to Variety.

  • Chan has already appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, portraying Minn-Erva in Captain Marvel.
  • While it’s possible she would return as the same character, there is some speculation she would be playing an entirely new character.
  • Marvel has not yet commented on who she might be playing.
  • If Chan does indeed sign on for the film, she would join a cast that includes Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh, and Don Lee.
  • Chloe Zhao has also signed on to direct the film, which will be based on the comic series about a human offshoot race known as the Eternals. They along with their foes the Deviants, were created by cosmic beings called Celestials.
  • The characters made their comic debut in July 1976.
  • The Eternals will hit theaters November 6, 2020.

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