Marvel star Gemma Chan discovers more about her Eternals character Sersi. The next movie on the MCU release calendar might be Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, but there’s already a great deal of excite surrounding November’s Eternals. Recent Oscar winner Chloe Zhao places the film, which was supposed to debut last year. However, when Marvel was forced to shuffle its exhaust schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic, Eternals moved back to 2021. It’ll be the first movie to introduce the titular cosmic team to the MCU, and it’s once mold up to be a Marvel project unlike any other.

Eternals might be focused on various new reputations, but it’ll be filled with faces well known to gatherings. The movie boasts a star-studded cast that includes Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, and Kumail Nanjiani. Eternals is clearly an ensemble movie, but Marvel boss Kevin Feige did single out one character as the contribute: Chan’s Sersi. This is the second MCU character the Crazy Rich Asians starring has played, having already appeared in 2019 ‘s Captain Marvel as Minn-Erva.

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In a new cover story with British Vogue, Chan divulged some fresh detailed information about her Eternals attribute. According to the actress, Sersi isn’t “your ordinary superhero: she’s not undoubtedly the best fighter, she doesn’t have the most obviously affecting powers.” However, what she might shortcoming in physical backbone she more than attains up for in other areas. Chan said, “The main thing is she’s an empath. She has a connection with humans, and with the world and the earth. That is her strong, so I leant into that.”

That’s once vastly different from Captain Marvel’s Minn-Erva, who didn’t accurately have kind things to say about Earth. The comparison will be interesting for Chan to pull off, though it previously looks like she is up to the task. It also helps that Eternals feels specially suited for this unique superhero. Despite being a movie about near-immortal beings with incredible abilities, Eternals so far appears to be one of the most down-to-earth MCU movies hitherto. Therefore, it does sense that an empathetic person like Sersi would be the one to lead it.

Sersi was prominently displayed in the firstly Eternals trailer from months back, and she’ll likely continue to factor into the movie’s promotional attempts. With all the attention now being devoted to Shang-Chi, there will still be some time before Eternals comes new fabrics. One thing is already particular, though: It won’t be receiving a Disney+ liberation like Black Widow. A recent TV spot for Eternals committed to an exclusive theatrical run for the movie, which feels quite fitting when considering the movie’s epic scope. Between its decades-spanning story, diverse assign, and the unique character at its center, Eternals has the potential to be something really special.

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Source: British Vogue

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