Angelina Jolie have officially been confirmed to play warrior Thena, an Eternal with super strength, speed and stamina in The Eternals. With the end of MCU Phase-3 with Spiderman: Far from Home, Marvel fans has been on a constant lookout of what the next MCU Phase -4 has in store for them. The unrevealing of Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Phase 4 was unrolled bits by bits at the San Diego Comic-Con with movies such as The Eternals, Thor: Love and Thunder, Wanda Vision, Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness and Blade and Shang Chi, its first movie feathering an Asian lead character in the chart.
Directed by up-and-coming filmmaker Chloe Zhao, The Eternals, which for the most part is still in wraps will reportedly centre on a race of superpowered immortals who have lived on Earth for 35,000 years. Apart from Jolie taking of the role of the fearless Thena, other casts for the upcoming MCU movie includes, Richard Madden as Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, Brain Tyree Henry as Phastos, Lia McHugh as Sprite and Don Lee as Gilgamesh.
“It’s about this group of incredible immortals, but through their journey, we really get to explore what it means to be human,” Zhao said at the Comic Con.
Jolie, who is reportedly already training for the warrior role said, ‘’I’m going to work 10 times harder, because I think what it means to be a part of the MCU, what it means to be an Eternal, to be a part of this family — I know what we all need to do, we have all read the script, we all know what the task ahead is, and we know what you deserve, so we are all going to be working very, very hard,” Jolie said.
The Eternals is, as of now scheduled to hit the theaters November 2020.