Marvel has just released the first full synopsis for The Eternals, confirming that it will be set after the events of Avengers: Endgame.
The film, directed by Chloé Zhao, features an incredible all-star cast which includes Richard Madden, Angelina Jolie, Kumail Nanjiani, Gemma Chan, Salma Hayek, Kit Harington, Barry Keoghan and Brian Tyree Henry.
The new synopsis reads: “Marvel Studios’ The Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years.
“Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, The Deviants.”
In December, the film’s first footage was shown at Comic-Con Experience in São Paulo.
Marvel boss Kevin Feige has previously compared the ensemble cast film to Guardians of the Galaxy.
“Eternals are one group, but we like the idea of introducing an ensemble, doing an ensemble movie from the start, as opposed to building up as we did with the first Avengers. More like Guardians, not tonally, but in terms of introducing a new group of people,” he said.
“Jack Kirby did an immense, amazing epic with Eternals that spans tens of thousands of years, and that’s also something we haven’t really done, which is why that among many other things post-Endgame, we find appealing.”
The Eternals will be released on November 6, 2020.
Avengers: Endgame is out now on DVD, Blu-ray, 3D, 4K and digital download.
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