The Eternals is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics race of the same name. The film takes place after the events of Avengers: Endgame , in which the Eternals, who have hidden themselves for thousands of years, must re-unite to protect Earth from their enemies, the Deviants. In April , Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that a film based on the Eternals had begun development, with Kaz and Ryan Firpo hired to write the script for the project in May
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The Eternals are a fictional race of humanoids appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. They are described as an offshoot of the evolutionary process that created sentient life on Earth. The original instigators of this process, the alien Celestials , intended the Eternals to be the defenders of Earth, which leads to the inevitability of war against their destructive counterparts, the Deviants. In , Jack Kirby left Marvel Comics to work at DC Comics , where he began the saga of the New Gods , an epic story involving mythological and science fiction concepts, and planned to have a definite ending. However, the saga was left incomplete after the cancellation of the titles. Kirby then began working on The Eternals when he returned to Marvel. The Eternals' saga was thematically similar to the New Gods', and the series was also eventually canceled without resolving many of its plots. Subsequent to the Thor storyline, the Eternals and the mythology connected to them have appeared or been mentioned in numerous Marvel comics. The Eternals returned for a issue miniseries in under writer Peter B. Gillis and penciler Sal Buscema.
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By Radio Times Staff. The most intriguing of which? Arguably, The Eternals. But when will The Eternals emerge onto the big screen? And how exactly does the film fit into current MCU movie order? You can find all your biggest questions answered below. The film was previously scheduled to hit the big screen on 6th November , but it was moved back due to the coronavirus crisis. Other superhero films, such as Wonder Woman , have been continuously forced to postpone their release due COVID-caused cinema closures.