Refresh for updates: Marvel finally unloaded news about their Gods vs. Gods movie The Eternals today at Comic-Con. Marvel boss Kevin Feige said it’s opening Nov. 6, 2020. Feige trotted out the cast Richard Madden was here as Icarus, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry (Fastos), and the leader of the Eternals Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh and Don Lee as Gilgamesh….and of course Angelina Jolie.
Zhao said at the top of panel, “I just wanted to do a Marvel movie!” in regards to her attachment to the film.
“Fastos movies from his his heart,” said Tyree Henry. Hayek, who is the leader of the group, “I take my inspiration from our leader Chloe. I takes a strong woman to do a movie like this. The way she approaches leadership as a strong woman, she sees them as a family. There’s a lot of mother instincts in the Eternals…I feel honored to be part of a movie which will show people who aren’t represented (on screen).”
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Jolie said, “I”m so excited to be here. I”m going to work ten times harder, what it means to be part of MCU, to be part of Etnerals. We are going to be working very hard. I’m in training.”
McHugh plays one of the oldest members in the Eternals. Don Lee says “I can’t wait to show you the power of Gilgamesh.” When asked who would win in a battle, Gilgamesh or Hulk, Lee asked “Is Mark Ruffalo here?” He then answer it was his character who is the strongest, Gilamesh.
As previously reported, The Rider director Chloe Zhao is attached to helm the feature adaptation of the Jack Kirby-created comic which centers around the super power near-god beings The Celestials and their villainous adversaries the Deviants in a war set millions of years ago. The Celestials experimented on humans creating both races of immortal spin-offs. The Eternals debuted as a comic in July 1976. Matthew and Ryan Firpo wrote the script. Kevin Feige is producing.
The last time Angelina Jolie was here at Comic-Con is when she surprised fans during the opening weekend of her 2010 Russian spy movie Salt.
Eternals is currently shooting in London.