After portraying the evil queen in 'Maleficent' Angelina Jolie is now all set to portray a superhero on-screen. As per media reports, the Oscar-winning actress is soon to make her debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with 'The Eternals'. Jolie is reportedly in talks with Marvel Studios for the superhero adventure film, however, no official announcement on the same has been made yet.
Although not much about the project has been revealed yet if reports are to be believed the superhero team adventure feature will be helmed by Chloe Zhao and tells the story of the Eternals, a race of near-immortal beings who live on Earth. It is being scripted by Matthew and Ryan Firpo and is based on the comic book series by Jack Kirby.
This is going to be the first time Jolie will take up the role of a superhero, however, she has previously starrer in the comic-book venture Wanted which is the 2007 adaptation of Mark Millar’s book of the same name. Media reports sugged 'Stranger Things' actor Millie Bobby Brown and Luke Evans are also roped for the project which is expected to hit the theaters in 2020.
Meanwhile, fans have been going into a frenzy ever since the news surfaced. Netizens have already started coming up with theories and speculating which role Jolie would take in the movie adaptation of 'The Eternals'. Many of them are of the opinion Jolie will be playing Sersi and connecting to the same, they further speculate Jolie could be an Avenger in the future.
Here's how netizens are reacting to the news:
Meanwhile, Angelina Jolie is gearing up for the release of Disney's 'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil'. The film is expected to release on October 18, 2019. The actress' upcoming projects also include Come Away, a fantasy drama from Brenda Chapman.
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