Entertainment Weekly has shared an exclusive first look at Marvel Studios’ Eternals including a chat with director Chloé Zhao.

(Marvel Studios/ EW)

(Marvel Studios/ EW)

What’s Happening:

  • Entertainment Weekly has an exclusive first look at the upcoming film Eternals, coming out on November 5, 2021.
  • In the first look, they talk to director Chloé Zhao about the film and what fans can expect when it comes to theaters later this year.


  • Marvel Studios’ Eternals welcomes a new team of Super Heroes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The epic story, starting at the beginning of civilization and spanning thousands of years, features a group of immortal heroes forced out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s oldest enemy, The Deviants.
  • Entertainment Weekly says that the film will mostly focus on the relationship between Ikaris and Sersi, played by Richard Madden and Gemma Chan, who have a long romantic history, but have drifted apart through the years.
  • The film takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame and will answer why the Eternals didn’t help defeat Thanos or other crises happening throughout history, with the movie having ripple effects that will impact future stories.

Eternals History:

  • Eternals was created by legendary comic artist Jack Kirby in 1976 when he returned to Marvel after working for a short time at DC.
  • The Eternals were created by aliens known as the Celestials. The group focused on in the movie were sent to Earth to keep watch over humanity and protect the planet from The Deviants.
  • Each Eternal is ageless and has their own abilities from flying, to healing, and more. You can learn more about each character in Entertainment Weekly’s “Meet the Eternals.”
(Eric Ray Davidson for EW)

(Eric Ray Davidson for EW)

Film Cast:

  • Richard Madden as the all-powerful Ikaris
  • Gemma Chan as humankind-loving Sersi
  • Kumail Nanjiani as cosmic-powered Kingo
  • Lauren Ridloff as the super-fast Makkari
  • Brian Tyree Henry as the intelligent inventor Phastos
  • Salma Hayek as the wise and spiritual leader Ajak
  • Lia McHugh as the eternally young, old-soul Sprite
  • Don Lee as the powerful Gilgamesh
  • Barry Keoghan as aloof loner Druig
  • Angelina Jolie as the fierce warrior Thena
  • Kit Harington plays Dane Whitman

You can check out Eternals when it hits theaters November 5, 2021.

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