Marvel Studios released a new poster art at Comic-Con to give to the fans for their upcoming movie Eternals. This poster art provides us our first grand look at The Celestials! The poster was revealed and shared by its artist Thomas Polito on Twitter.
This film follows a race of immortal aliens known at Eternals, who were sent to Earth years ago by the Celestials to protect humankind from the Deviants. Those Eternals are played by Angelina Jolie (Thena), Richard Madden (Icarus), Kumail Nanjiani (Kingo), Lauren Ridloff (Makkari), Brian Tyree Henry (Phastos), Salma Hayek (Ajak), Lia McHugh (Sprite), and Don Lee (Gilgamesh).
When he was discussing the upcoming movie at Comic-Con, director Chloé Zhao, explained, “It’s about this group of incredible immortals, but through their journey, we really get to explore what it means to be human and humanity on our time on this planet.”
The Celestials have made a couple of entries in the MCU already. The first Guardians of the Galaxy movie featured the severed head of a Celestial that was being utilized as the foundation for a space city known as Knowhere. Then In Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 the movie’s villain, Ego, was also a Celestial.
Celestials were created by Jack Kirby and are very powerful, enormous, and some of the oldest beings in the Marvel universe.
Eternals is shooting in London, and the movie will hit theaters on November 6th, 2020.