One of Marvel’s most awaited projects Eternals may have received mixed reviews from critics, but that hasn’t stopped Marvel executives from giving a green light to its sequel. Positive reports of Eternals 2 had been making the way since its release, as Marvel revealed two new characters, Harry Styles as Starfox and Patton Oswalt as Pip the Troll. Followed by the credit scene, some recent comments have grabbed our attention.
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Chloe Zhao’s Eternals was released last year and starred a big cast including best-known actors like Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, and Kumail Nanjiani, and others. And with the Eternal 2 now in the works, they are anticipated to reprise their roles again.
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Patton Oswalt Reveals Eternals 2 Is Happening
After Marvel announced their Phase 5 and 6 programs at the San Diego Comic-Con, for some reason, Eternals 2 wasn’t shown up on the list. But Marvel’s president Kevin Feige is quite proud of Harry Styles’ future in the MCU. He added:
“We’ve got the street-level with our announcement of Daredevil and of course Spidey, going into the street-level heroes. And cosmic. And that’s where our friends Eros and Pip live.”
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After talking to Al Roker on The Today Show, Patton Oswalt revealed about the sequel and even confirmed about Chloe Zhao is all set to return for the sequel.
“They have announced there’s going to be an Eternals sequel, Chloe Zhao is going to direct it. So hopefully there will be more adventures of Starfox and Pip.”
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Eternals 2 Will Be Directed by Chloe Zhao
Additionally, Chloe Zhao is one of Hollywood’s best-talented directors. Just before the Eternals movie was released, she secured the winning Oscar for best director and best picture for Nomadland. Her film was also nominated for best script and best editing.
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After such reports, it seems like Chloe Zhao will be making a return to the MCU and will be directing the next Eternals movie for Marvel. I think there are a lot more projects which are ahead to be declared for these two next phases in the MCU. And Eternals 2 seems to be one of them.
Eternals 2 will be released in November 2024.