Reeves and Marvel still in the negotiating phase on getting the actor on board for ‘The Eternals’.
Keanu Reeves, the hit producing machine which has given films like ‘The Matrix,’ ‘Speed’ and ‘John Wick’ is still in talks to make his debut in the comic book world. Yes, the superstar might feature in the upcoming Marvel flick ‘The Eternals.’
However, all of this might just come true if all goes well between Marvel and Reeves. Then the production of the upcoming flick will begin in the coming months. Reeves, who is an occasional internet sensation at 54-year-old, is presently seen in ‘John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum’.
The actor is also seen in a cute cameo playing a movie star that he is, in a rom-com that’s on Netflix by the name ‘Always Be My Maybe.’ Moreover, as per MCU Cosmic, the negotiations are still ongoing, and Reeves has not yet signed any official documents. Hence, everything between the two is still in infancy stages.
But we hope the renowned actor joins the existing cast that has Angeline Jolie as Sersi, Richard Madden as Ikaris. Further, there is Kumail Nanjiani and Ma Dong-Seok in other roles that are yet not confirmed. Marvel is still on its way searching an Asian face for the leading role. Also, there is still space for two potential females in the roles of ‘Piper’ and ‘Karen.’
Well, rumors of Reeves joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been making rounds from the time his name was linked to ‘Doctor Strange’ and ‘Captain America.’
‘The Eternals’ is one of Jack Kirby’s creation, which will be set in1976. The story of the film will take the viewers back in time. Yes, a million years ago when the celestials carried out genetical experiments on human beings to produce individuals with unimaginable superpowers. So this new species came to be known as ‘The Eternals’. The movie also has some villains that are popular by the name ‘Deviants.’
Chloe Zhao is ready to lend his direction to the film alongside Matthew and Ryan Firpo, who will be writing the script of the movie. And Marvel Head Kevin Feige will produce this celestial flick.
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