To be directed by Chloe Zhao (“The Rider”) from a script by blacklist screenwriters Matthew and Ryan Firpo, “The Eternals” will focus on the race of ancient, superpowered humans created by Jack Kirby in 1976. Onstage for the announcemment were Zhao along with stars Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden and Kumail Nanjiani, as well as South Korean actor Ma Dong-seok, also known as Don Lee, who will make his American film debut, along with Lia McHugh, Lauren Ridloff, and Brian Tyree Henry
The panel also revealed that Madden will play Ikaris while lee will play Gilgamesh — which almost certainly means he’s playing The Forgotten One. Meanwhile, Nanjiani joked that his appearance onstage for the presentation was the first time he was able to get into Hall H.
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