Marvel shares first look at Angelina Jolie in 'Eternals' and its upcoming superhero films

Tom Butler
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Marvel Studios has offered fans a first look at Oscar-winning filmmaker Chloe Zhao’s Eternals, starring Angelina Jolie.

The Hollywood actor, 45, appears in the forthcoming superhero film alongside a star-studded ensemble cast including Richard Madden, Gemma Chan and Salma Hayek.

She is seen for the first time as Thena, a fierce warrior Eternal who can form any weapon out of cosmic energy, in an announcement video shared by the studio on Monday.

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Eternals, which is based on a group of superheroes who made their first appearance in Marvel comics in 1976, is due for release on 5 November.

Angelina Jolie in Eternals (YouTube/Marvel Studios)
Angelina Jolie in Eternals (YouTube/Marvel Studios)

Following the events of 2019’s Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces the Eternals out of hiding to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, the Deviants.

Zhao won best director for Nomadland at the Oscars, while the drama also won best picture and best actress for star Frances McDormand.

The title treatment for Eternals (Disney)
The title treatment for Eternals (Disney)

Also featured in the video — which is titled Marvel Studios Celebrates The Movies — was footage of Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh as dangerous assassins in Black Widow, which is due for release on 9 July, and Shang-Chi And The Legend Of The Ten Rings, out on 3 September.

The studio also revealed the sequel to Black Panther will be titled Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and is slated for release on 8 July, 2022.

The title treatment for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)
The title treatment for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (2022)

It follows the death of star Chadwick Boseman, who died in August last year aged 43 following a private four-year battle with colon cancer.

Spider-Man: No Way Home will open on 17 December, Marvel confirmed, while the Captain Marvel sequel will be titled The Marvels and will be released on 11 November, 2022.

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The video also feature a speech from late Marvel creator Stan Lee over moments from the 10 years of the franchise, including the culmination of Avengers: Endgame.

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