The all-new promo video of the upcoming superhero film The Eternals has been released by Marvel Studios and it features some nostalgic shots from studios' 2019 blockbuster Avengers Endgame and gives fans some hints as to what they could expect from the future of the superhero-based franchise. The less than one-minute video clip also has intense action scenes for the fans.
The teaser begins with Salma Hayek's character Ajak saying, "Five years ago, Thanos erased half of the population of the universe. But the people of this planet brought everyone back with the snap of a finger." She then says that, where humanity once believed in gods, they will come to believe in them again."
The action-packed teaser ends with fan-favorite Angeline Jolie's character Thena destroying a massive incoming rock from the sky.
Based on the fictional superhero characters Eternals that continues to appear in American comic book publication known as Marvel Comics, the film is directed by Chloe Zhao and it features an ensemble cast list of Salma Hayek in the role of Ajak, Angelina Jolie in the role of Thena, Brian Tyree Henry in the role Phastos, Richard Madden in the role of Ikaris, Gemma Chan in the role of Sersi, Lauren Ridloff in the role of Makkari, Lia McHugh in the role of Sprite, Kumail Nanjiani in the role of Kingo, Barry Keoghan in the role of Druig, Don Lee in the role of Gilgamesh, Kit Harington in the role of Dane Whitman with additional actors including Harish Patel, Haaz Steiman as Phastos' husband, Ozer Ercan as a smuggler and Zain Al Rafeea in an unknown role. The fictional humanoids known as Eternals were first seen in The Eternals #1 cover released in July 1976 and was created by the legendary artist and writer Jack Kirby.
The screenplay of the much-anticipated film is written by Patrick Burleigh, Ryan Firpo, and Kaz Firpo and the story also written by the duo Ryan Firpo and Kaz Firpo.
As revealed by Nanjiani the film is set thousands of years before the Captain America film, which as of now is the first film in the current MCU timeline.
He said, "way, way, way back". He added more saying, "It's really, really exciting," Nanjiani further added, "It's a lot different than the other Marvel movies we've seen. It's a lot more cosmic.". "It really is about the beginnings of the Marvel universe, so we're telling a story...he [Kevin Feige] says spans thousands of years," the 52-year-old actor continues. "Before, you know, Captain America was the oldest member we've seen and now, it's going to be way, way, way back so it really is going to be the building blocks of the MCU."
Marvel Studios The Eternals will be screened at the International Film Festival that is set to happen in Rome this year on 14th October, ahead of its debut in theatres around the world on 5th November 2021. One of the most important film festivals in the world The International Film Festival is produced by the Cinema per Roma Foundation.