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Development & Production


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Apr. 06, 2021
Dylan Tichenor, the editor of 'Eternals,' revealed that the film is still in the editing stages.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 16, 2021
Kumail Nanjiani said that 'Eternals' director Chloe Zhao "wanted everybody [in the cast] to put pieces of themselves into their characters."   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 01, 2021
Angelina Jolie revealed that she signed up for 'Eternals' "to support Chloé [Zhao's] vision and Marvel’s commitment to expand the way we see 'superheroes.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 15, 2021
Chloe Zhao said that the crew behind 'Eternals' are "figuring out creative ways" of doing test screenings for viewers due to the ongoing pandemic.   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 17, 2020
'Eternals' was confirmed to finish reshoots, but no exact date was given.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 02, 2020
Director Chloé Zhao said that she filmed 'Eternals' "exactly the way [she] wanted to shoot."   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 02, 2020
Director Chloé Zhao said that she brought her "deep, strong, manga roots" to 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 02, 2020
Director Chloé Zhao said that she wanted to see "how much further and bigger we could go after ['Avengers: Endgame']" with 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 27, 2020
Marvel Studios had officially changed the title of 'The Eternals' to 'Eternals', alongside introducing an updated logo.   (Marvel Studios)
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Aug. 17, 2020
Barry Keoghan was said to deliver a "very unique" performance in 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 02, 2020
Kumail Nanjiani that he "approached" his character Kingo "as the opposite of... the opportunities that a lot of other brown men traditionally get in Hollywood."   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 17, 2020
Marvel Studios executives were rumored to "love" Richard Madden's performance as Ikaris in 'Eternals.'   (KC Walsh)
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Mar. 25, 2020
Scanline VFX said they are able to continue to remotely work on the visual effects for 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 04, 2020
Gemma Chan said that she had wrapped filming for 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 20, 2019
Set photos indicated that 'Eternals' started production.   (Set Photo(s))
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Mar. 29, 2019
'Eternals' was rumored to be planning to begin production in London on September 16, 2019.   (HN Entertainment)
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Feb. 13, 2019
'Eternals' was rumored to be planning to begin filming in Atlanta in August 2019.   (Discussing Film)
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Nov. 06, 2018
'Eternals' was rumored to be tentatively set to start production in September 2019.   (That Hashtag Show)
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Apr. 23, 2018
A Marvel Studios movie based on The Eternals was confirmed to be in development.   (Marvel Studios)

Apr. 04, 2018
Marvel Studios was rumored to be developing a movie based on The Eternals.   (MCU Cosmic)

Crew


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Jan. 04, 2021
Chloe Zhao confirmed that she will also be credited as the writer for 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Chloe Zhao was confirmed to be 'Eternals's' director.   (Marvel Studios)

Sep. 21, 2018
Chloe Zhao was reported to be hired as the director for 'Eternals.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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May. 01, 2019
Ben Davis was rumored to have joined the crew of 'Eternals' as its cinematographer   (Discussing Film)

Cast


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Jan. 22, 2021
Haaz Steiman was confirmed to have joined the cast of 'Eternals' as the love interest of Phastos.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 14, 2020
Kit Harrington and Gemma Chan were rumored to be the leads of 'Eternals.'   (MCU Cosmic)
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Feb. 13, 2020
Haaz Sleiman was said to be cast in 'Eternals' as Phastos' husband.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 24, 2019
Kit Harrington was officially cast in 'Eternals' as Dane Whitman.   (Marvel Studios)
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Aug. 24, 2019
Barry Keoghan was officially cast as Druig in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)

Aug. 05, 2019
Barry Keoghan was reported to be in talks to join 'Eternals’ in an unspecified role.   (Collider)
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Aug. 24, 2019
Gemma Chan was officially cast in 'Eternals' as Sersi.   (Marvel Studios)

Aug. 05, 2019
Gemma Chan was reported to be in talks to join the cast of 'Eternals.'   (Variety)
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Jul. 20, 2019
'Eternals' was confirmed to have LGBTQ representation in its cast.   (Marvel Studios)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Lauren Ridloff was officially cast as Makkari in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Brian Tyree Henry was officially cast as Phastos in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Lia McHugh was officially cast as Sprite in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Salma Hayek was confirmed to be cast as Ajak in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)

Jun. 26, 2019
Salma Hayek was reported to be in consideration for a role in 'Eternals.'   (The Wrap)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Ma Dong-seok (Don Lee) was confirmed to be cast as Gilgamesh in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)

Apr. 17, 2019
Ma Dong-seok (Don Lee) was reported to be cast in 'Eternals.'   (The Wrap)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Kumail Nanjiani was confirmed to be cast as Kingo in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)

Apr. 05, 2019
Kumail Nanjiani was reported to be in talks to star in 'Eternals.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Jul. 20, 2019
Angelina Jolie was confirmed to be cast as Thena in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)

Mar. 27, 2019
Angelina Jolie was reported to be in talks to star in 'Eternals.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Jul. 12, 2019
Millie Bobby Brown denied that she was in talks for a role in a Marvel movie.   (Cast/Crew)

Jul. 10, 2019
Millie Bobby Brown was reported to have joined the cast of 'Eternals.'   (Variety)
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Jun. 01, 2019
Keanu Reeves was rumored to be in negotiations for a role in 'Eternals.'   (MCU Cosmic)
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May. 07, 2019
Richard Madden was reported to be in talks to star in 'Eternals.'   (The Wrap)
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Apr. 17, 2019
Marvel Studios was rumored to be casting an openly gay/bisexual Asian actor in their 20’s for a character in 'Eternals.'   (That Hashtag Show)
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Apr. 05, 2019
Angelina Jolie was reported to be playing Sersi in 'Eternals.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Mar. 29, 2019
Hercules was rumored to be a male lead character in 'Eternals.'   (MCU Cosmic)
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Mar. 01, 2019
'Eternals' was rumored to be casting an openly gay actor as a lead character.   (That Hashtag Show)
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Nov. 16, 2018
'Eternals' was rumored to be casting for the characters Druig, Piper, Elysisus, Forgotten One, Ikaris, Makkari, Sersi, Starfox, Thena, and Zuras.   (That Hashtag Show)
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Sep. 21, 2018
'Eternals' was reported to feature "a diverse cast of various shapes and sizes."   (The Hollywood Reporter)

Release Date


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Sep. 23, 2020
'Eternals' was confirmed to be delayed to November 5, 2021.   (Disney)
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Apr. 03, 2020
'Eternal's' release date was officially delayed to February 12, 2021.   (Disney)
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Jul. 20, 2019
'Eternals' was confirmed to release on November 6, 2020.   (Marvel Studios)

Plot


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Apr. 06, 2021
Nate Moore revealed that 'Eternals' director Chloe Zhao wanted to "investigate" the MCU's Cosmic Gods on Earth in the film.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 29, 2021
Barry Tyree Henry praised the performance of his 'Eternals' co-star Barry Keoghan by admitting that the actor is "masterclass already."   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 26, 2021
Chloé Zhao said that Marvel Studios "took a big risk" in bringing 'Eternals' to life.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 23, 2021
Chloe Zhao reportedly “crushed” her work on ‘Eternals,’ and Marvel Studios was said to be “almost in disbelief” about the film.   (Erick Weber)
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Feb. 21, 2021
Chloe Zhao said that several action sequences from 'Eternals' were inspired by Leonardo DiCaprio's 'The Revenant.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 19, 2021
Chloé Zhao said that 'Eternals' will be “exploring new mythology” never seen in the MCU's past.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 04, 2021
Salma Hayek said that Ajak in 'Eternals' is the only one that can talk to the Celestials.   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 03, 2021
Salma Hayek said that 'Eternals' "has its own DNA within the Marvel universe."   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 26, 2021
Kevin Feige revealed that Chloe Zhao's pitch for 'Eternals' was the best he’d ever heard.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 22, 2021
Jim Starlin claimed that he heard from Marvel Studios that Thanos will have a guest appearance in 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 27, 2020
Richard Madden's Ikaris was described as “moral, kind and charismatic, Ikaris boasts incredible strength, flight, and the ability to project cosmic energy beams from his eyes.”   (Promotional Image)
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Dec. 27, 2020
Gilgamesh and Thena were confirmed to have a “de-facto” partnership due to them having been exiled from the other Eternals.   (Promotional Art)
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Dec. 09, 2020
Gemma Chan said that Sersi's powers from 'Eternals' will include telekinesis, telepathy, and superhuman while also describing that "she is the most human-loving of all the Eternals. "   (Vanity Fair)
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Jun. 13, 2020
A cast listing for 'Eternals' indicated that a Babylonian wedding scene will be featured in the movie.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 05, 2020
A leaked list of 'Eternals' Funko figures possibly revealed plot details about Sersi, Ikaris, Sprite, and Druig.   (Promotional Art)
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Apr. 08, 2020
Black Knight was rumored to wear a comic accurate costume in 'Eternals.'   (The Direct)
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Apr. 02, 2020
A leaked 'Eternals' Funko Pop list featured the characters Arishem and Kro.   (Set Photo(s))
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Mar. 26, 2020
'Eternals' was rumored to include nods to Namor and Atlantis.   (MCU Cosmic)
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Mar. 05, 2020
The Eternals characters in 'Eternals' were said to have been "sent to Earth" to protect the planet.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 03, 2020
Kingo was said to be a Bollywood star in 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Feb. 13, 2020
Brian Tyree Henry was said to play the MCU's first openly gay hero, Phastos, in 'Eternals.'   (Cast/Crew)

Aug. 24, 2019
'Eternals' was confirmed to feature the MCU's first openly gay hero.   (Marvel Studios)
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Jan. 14, 2020
Part of 'Eternals' was confirmed to take place after the events of 'Avengers: Endgame.'   (Marvel Studios)
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Jan. 14, 2020
'Eternals' was confirmed to feature "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."   (Disney)
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Dec. 09, 2019
Celestials were confirmed to appear in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)
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Dec. 09, 2019
Kevin Feige said that "there may be connections" to Thanos in 'Eternals.'   (Marvel Studios)
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Dec. 07, 2019
'Eternals' CCXP footage hinted at a romance between Sersi and Ikaris.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Nov. 30, 2019
'The Eternals' was rumored to revolve around the War of Evolution.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
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Nov. 01, 2019
'Eternals' set photos indicated that the movie could be set around the year 800 BC.   (Set Photo(s))
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Oct. 01, 2019
'Eternals' set photos indicated that the Tomb of The Space Gods could appear in the movie.   (Set Photo(s))
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Sep. 30, 2019
'Eternals' set photos indicated that part of the movie could take place in the city of Babylon.   (Set Photo(s))
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Aug. 24, 2019
'Eternals' was said to be "about the beginnings of the Marvel universe."   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 24, 2019
'Eternals's' openly gay hero was confirmed to be "married and has a family" in the film.   (Marvel Studios)
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Feb. 25, 2019
'Eternals' was said to possibly be an "epic... that spans tens of thousands of years."   (Marvel Studios)
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Oct. 26, 2018
'Eternals' was rumored to connect to several existing characters in the MCU.   (That Hashtag Show)
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Sep. 21, 2018
'Eternals' was reported to be a "superhero team adventure" that will include a "love story between Ikaris, a man fueled by cosmic energy, and Sersi, who relishes moving amongst humans."   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Jun. 25, 2018
'Eternals' was confirmed to explore ancient history.   (Marvel Studios)

Promotional


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Mar. 08, 2021
A fresh look at the Celestials from 'Eternals' was revealed.   (Promotional Art)
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Mar. 07, 2021
A promotional art of Kro from 'Eternals' was unveiled.   (Promotional Art)
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Mar. 07, 2021
A new batch of merchandise for 'Eternals' was revealed, showing off a fresh look at the core team of heroes.   (Promotional Art)
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Feb. 26, 2021
A promotional art featuring the main cast members of ‘Eternals’ was revealed.   (Promotional Art)
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Jan. 18, 2021
A brand new look at the main team of 'Eternals' was revealed in a leaked piece of merchandise.   (Promotional Image)
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Dec. 29, 2020
Official LEGO sets of 'Eternals' showcasing plot details were leaked ahead of schedule.   (Promotional Image)
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Dec. 28, 2020
Promotional art for 'Eternals' featuring brand new looks at Gemma Chan's Sersi and Richard Madden's Ikaris was reportedly revealed.   (Promotional Art)
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Dec. 07, 2020
Several Marvel Legends action figures were leaked, showcasing a brand new look at the costumes of the main characters of 'Eternals.'   (Promotional Image)
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Nov. 09, 2020
A new piece of promotional art for 'Eternals' was leaked, showcasing a fresh look at the costumes of the team.   (Promotional Art)
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Nov. 07, 2020
A new promotional art for 'Eternals' was leaked, revealing a mock-up image Barry Keoghan's Druig and Salma Hayek's Ajak.   (Promotional Art)
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Nov. 04, 2020
A new piece of merchandise for 'Eternals' was leaked, revealing the otherworldly costumes of the characters in a stylized art style.   (Reddit User)
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Nov. 04, 2020
A new promotional image for 'Eternals' was leaked, revealing a better look at Richard Madden's Ikaris in costume.   (Promotional Image)
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Nov. 04, 2020
A new promotional image for 'Eternals' was leaked, revealing a closer look at Kumail Nanjiani's Kingo in costume.   (Promotional Image)
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Oct. 03, 2020
'Eternals' Marvel Legends merchandise leaked, revealing a look at the movie's design for Kro.   (Promotional Image)
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Sep. 05, 2020
'Eternals' Marvel Legends merchandise leaked, revealing promotional images of Ajak.   (Promotional Image)
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Jul. 21, 2020
A new promotional poster for 'Eternals' was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 07, 2020
The first trailer for 'Eternals' was rumored to be complete.   (Daniel Richtman)
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Feb. 17, 2020
The first trailer for 'Eternals' was rumored to be in production.   (MCU Cosmic)
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Jan. 24, 2020
An 'Eternals' Chinese New Year themed-poster was officially released.   (Promotional Art)
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Jan. 04, 2020
'Eternals' concept art showed a a Celestial dwarfing neighboring planets.   (Concept Art)
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Jul. 20, 2019
'Eternals's logo was officially released.   (Marvel Studios)