Marvel’s 2020-2021 lineup of feature films and Disney+ shows were recently thrown into a tizzy because of the coronavirus pandemic impacting global filming and potentially pre-production/post-production stages. We’re all dying to get some solid news about Marvel Studios projects. However, various rumors about Marvel projects seem to be the only thing to make their way online these days.
Take the following with a grain of salt, but a potential leak for Funko Pops connected to Eternals that was posted on Twitter by a fan account claims that the lineup will include comic book characters such as Deviants villain turned ally Kro and Arishem The Judge, the leader of the Celestials.
Funko Pops involving Arishem and Kro. pic.twitter.com/zxVAWUcAf1
— ???????? (@Eternalsnews) April 2, 2020
We’ve known since San Diego Comic-Con that the film would officially include the Deviants (mentioned by Richard Madden) but the studio has yet to announce any of the castings for those characters, which could suggest they might have been motion-capture like Thanos’ Children or was done extremely quietly.
Kro was an antagonist of the Eternals with a devilish appearance that eventually was welcomed into the fold.
Originally, Disney gave Eternals a release date of November 6th, but as Black Widow lost it’s May 1st release spot it could end up being moved into that slot instead and see Eternals bumped to February 12th, 2021 (the Shang-Chi spot). The studio isn’t afraid of shaking-up release dates and likely hasn’t given new dates to figure out a huge schedule shuffle for multiple projects.
It is unclear if the post-production team will be able to complete Eternals by November either given most visual effects teams would have to be working remotely from home, that would certainly mean that productivity might be decreased as they’ll also have to not only work but also focus on childcare with schools and daycares closed.
There had also been chatter online of an Eternals teaser trailer on the way but that hasn’t materialized.
Here is the official actor and character roster for the Phase Four film.
- Gemma Chan as Sersi
- Kit Harington as Dane Whitman aka Black Knight
- Barry Keoghan as Druig
- Richard Madden as Ikaris
- Angelina Jolie as Thena
- Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo
- Lauren Ridloff as Makkari
- Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos
- Salma Hayek as Ajak
- Lia McHugh as Sprite
- Don Lee as Gilgamesh
SOURCE: ETERNALS NEWS