Marvel’s newest film is set to make its theatrical debut next month, and the anticipation about the new film has reached an all-time high. Especially since the World Premiere of Marvel’s Eternals was held last night in Los Angeles, the buzz about the film has become more palpable than ever–buzz about what the film will and won’t be, what it will and won’t have, and who will and won’t star in it.
RELATED: Marvel Comics creates a moving and emotionally powerful comic for 9/11 anniversary
The latest buzz is about British singer-songwriter Harry Styles. Known for his work with boy band One Direction that grew from the 2010 season of the UK X Factor, Styles made his solo debut in May 2017 with his self-titled debut album and his acting debut later that year in Dunkirk, directed by Christopher Nolan.
RELATED: Harry Styles was originally in talks to play Prince Eric in live-action remake of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid”
At last night’s premiere, it was announced (surprise, Harry Styles fans!) that the undeniably talented Harry Styles also stars in Marvel’s Eternals and plays the role of Thanos’s brother, Eros.
My daughter is going to flip. Marvel + Harry Styles? There’s no happier combination on earth than this!
According to Marvel, Eros is “an Eternal who loves life, adventure and romance, earning him the nickname ‘Knave of Hearts.’” In Marvel’s original comics that include Eros, he is the youngest son of Eternals A’Lars and Sui-San and has very unique powers.
We already know that the film was directed by Chloe Zhao and stars Richard Madden as Ikaris, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Kit Harington as the Black Knight, Gemma Chan as Sersi, Don Lee as Gilgamesh, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos, Angelina Jolie as Thena, and Harish Patel as Karun.
The Eternals World Premiere took place last night at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. Most of the star-studded cast was in attendance, including Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Kit Harington, Gemma Chan, Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Lauren Ridloff, Don Lee, and Brian Tyree Henry. Styles was not in attendance; nor was Barry Keoghan, who plays Druig in the film.
RELATED: Disney reaches agreement with Scarlett Johansson in “Black Widow” lawsuit
Marvel’s Eternals debuts in theaters November 5, but there’s been no official word yet about whether the film will make a simultaneous debut on Disney’s streaming platform, Disney+.