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Who Are The Eternals?

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Marvel’s next big team-up is coming in November. And if you are an MCU fan but NOT a comic book fan (hello, friend!) you are probably wondering just who are the Eternals? You know the cast – because this one is STACKED!- but may not be familiar with the characters. Here’s what we know in a quick and easy Eternals 101. ps- check out the favorite Marvel movie quotes from Eternals here, and see if Eternals is ok for your kids to watch! And you might want to peep the most important details: when can you pee during Eternals?

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About Eternals

Marvel Studios’ 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.

Watch the Eternals trailer here.

MCU 101: Who Are The Eternals?

We’re the “love the movies, don’t read the comics” Marvel fans.

What we don’t know, we can pick up through by asking our smart and geeky friends for info!


Eternals drops into theaters and into our lives on November 5, and we want to be prepared!

And we want YOU to be prepared because this one sounds like it will have a far-reaching impact throughout the MCU.

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(L-R): Kingo (Kumail Nanjiani), Makkari (Lauren Ridloff), Gilgamesh (Don Lee), Thena (Angelina Jolie), Ikaris (Richard Madden), Ajak (Salma Hayek), Sersi (Gemma Chan), Sprite (Lia McHugh), Phastos (Brian Tyree Henry) and Druig (Barry Keoghan) in Marvel Studios’ ETERNALS. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.

Eternals Cast and Character 101

This MCU 101 will help you link a face you know (THIS CAST! OMG!) with the names you will soon learn to love.

Along with a little bit of information on just who/what they are all about.

Here’s hoping this quick bite of info helps answer the question: Who are the Eternals?

  • Gemma Chan as “humankind-loving” Sersi
  • Angelina Jolie as “fierce warrior” Thena
  • Richard Madden as “all-powerful” Ikaris
  • Brian Tyree Henry as “intelligent inventor” Phastos
  • Lia McHugh as “eternally young, old-soul” Sprite
  • Don Lee as “powerful” Gilgamesh
  • Barry Keoghan as “aloof loner” Druig
  • Kumail Nanjiani as “cosmic-powered” Kingo
  • Lauren Ridloff as “super-fast” Makkari
  • Salma Hayek as “wise and spiritual leader” Ajak
  • Kit Harington as Dane Whitman (who is human)
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Be sure to catch up on what Marvel movies to watch before Eternals!

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