The Eternals: Everything You Need To Know

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Avengers: Endgame has come and gone, and Phase Four will soon be upon us. The long awaited solo Black Widow film is set to release in 2020, directed by Cate Shortland, David Callaham's Shang-Chi is set to follow, and every other week it feels as though we hear of a new TV spin-off headed to Disney+.

However, one of the most exciting projects on Marvel's slate currently has to be The Eternals, a comic book movie based on one of Jack Kirby's lesser known creations. It's certainly moving along at a steady pace, with a script being written by Matthew and Ryan Firpo, and ChloƩ Zhao set to direct, and given the potential the potential behind the project, it's easy to see why Marvel fans are getting excited.

But who exactly are the Eternals? What will the new film be about and, most important of all, why is it so integral to the MCU?

With romance, action, and Kirby's signature visuals waiting to be capitalised on in a big way, there's plenty of reason to sit up and pay attention to Marvel's most surprising Phase Four feature, but with it being a relatively obscure property, here's everything you need to know about the series.

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