Gemma Chan Opens Up About Creating A New Kind of Superhero as Sersi in 'The Eternals'

Gemma Chan please open about the new kind of superhero she illustrates in The Eternals.

Speaking to British Vogue alongside superintendent Chloe Zhao, the two taunted why her attribute Sersi was pushing the boundaries of what a superhero is.

Click inside to see what they had to say…

Chloe is demonstrated that she has been very passionate about creating a different kind of girl superhero.

“It has always been a passion for me to create a nuanced female superhero that is rarely seen in this genre, ” she told the magazine. “Gemma was very interested in this idea as well and made on these new challenges. She is a great actress. Highly intelligent and brave. She created a beautiful sense of gentleness, sorrow and vulnerability to Sersi that I conceive will invite witness to rethink what it means to be heroic.”

Gemma adds that” Sersi is not your typical superhero: she’s not undoubtedly the best fighter, she doesn’t have the most obviously affecting dominances .”

” The most important thing is she’s an empath ,” she continued.” She has a connection with humen, and with the world and the earth. That is her persuasivenes, so I bend into that.”

She too stroked on the relationship between Sersi and fellow Eternal Ikaris, who is played by Richard Madden.

After describing the two as “immortal soulmates, ” Gemma revealed that it was a amusing challenge to represent their love story on screen.

“That was a fun thing to play. Over a span of a thousand years, how do you play a ordinary affair? ” she includes. “The good thing is, Richard and I have known each other for over 10 years.”

Angelina Jolie, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh, Don Lee, and Kit Harington also perform in the upcoming movie, which hubs on a group of immortal aliens who have lived on Earth for over 7,000 times as they reunite to protect humanity from the villainous Deviants.

The Eternals will be out on November 5.

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