Gemma Chan the star of Crazy Rich Asians is in talk with Marvel for a role in the upcoming film Marvel: The Eternals. According to reports it is being said she will be joining Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek and Kumail Nanjiani.
If Gemma Chan joins the cast this will be her second outing with Marvel as previously she was seen in the film Captain Marvel as Kree- Sniper Minn Evra. However it has not been confirmed that will she be reprising her role or she will be playing a completely different role. Not only this Barry Keoghan is also joining the cast who is known from Dunkirk.
The Eternals is being directed Chloe Zhao and it will be starring Angelina Jolie, Kumail Nanjiani, Richard Madden and Salma Hayek. However the main question is who are the Eternals? The Eternals come from the imagination of comic book writer Jack Kirby they are an advanced race of Humanoids created by the celestials who are one of the oldest living beings in this world and we also a celestial in Guardians Of Galaxy 2, Ego was a celestial who was played by Kurt Russel.
The Celestials had visited the earth millions of years ago and they started doing experiments on proto-humans which resulted in the creation of The Eternals and the Deviants. The Eternals were created to defend the Earth while on the other hand the deviants were meant to destroy planet earth. The two forces have been in war since millions of years and the Deviants were shape shifting figures who are a cause of destruction to planet earth.
Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh and Don Lee also star in the Eternals. The Eternals will be releasing on November 6, 2020.