Now that extra semi-grounded heroes like Shang-Chi and Black Widow have gotten their solo movies, it’s the Eternals’ time to shine. The brand new batch of cosmic weirdos making their method to the Marvel Cinematic Universe will get their grand debut in a month from director Chloé Zhao, which suggests it’s time for the commercials to start. Surprisingly, the largest takeaway from this spot is that it truly options footage of the first queer couple within the MCU movies, one thing that appeared like an impossibility for the 13-year-old megafranchise till Tessa Thompson would come again for another Thor movie.
A lot of the footage within the promo is stuff we’ve seen earlier than, like Lia McHugh’s Sprite enchanting people with fireworks. However there are just a few new attention-grabbing nuggets to get invested in, similar to the primary look of Phastos’ (Brian Tyree Henry) husband, performed by Haaz Sleiman. And so they’ve acquired a baby collectively! How far we’ve come from crossing our bloated, queer fingers within the hopes that yearly a random Marvel film would be the one that offers us our company authorized queer rep. Oh, and Equipment Harrington continues to be there as Dane Whitman, the man who’ll finally be Black Knight, however Marvel’s really hoping you gained’t take into consideration that.
The subsequent MCU film sees the Eternals determine to hitch the battle to defend the planet after an irresponsibly long time simply sitting on the sidelines. What with the universe out of the blue receiving a large inhabitants resurgence after Avengers: Endgame, Earth is at risk of getting worn out once more. So it’s a rush to get the band again collectively to cease the Deviants and save the world, not the primary Marvel film to take action. All instructed, this seems to be precisely like how Marvel Studios often markets their motion pictures. It doesn’t go for the melancholy or surprise that the latest trailer did, however makes its case with splashy motion, just like the staff combating Deviant beasts or making ready to battle a volcano. No clue what that’s about, however we’re certain to seek out out when Eternals comes exclusively to theaters on November 5.
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