In April 2018, Kevin Feige announced that a film based on the Eternals had begun development, with a focus on Ikaris & Then as its central characters. In May 2018, Matthew & Ryan Firpo were hired to write the script for the project. By late-September, Marvel hired Chloé Zhao to direct the film. The plot will span the eons of lifetime that the ancient race have lived and fought the evil race known as the Deviants. Cast: Angelina Jolie - Thena Richard Madden - Ikaris Kumail Nanjiani - Kingo Salma Hayek - Ajak Lia McHugh - Sprite Don Lee - Gilgamesh Lauren Ridloff - Makkari Brian Tyree Henry - Phastos Filming was originally set to begin in August 2019 in Atlanta, but was later pushed to September 9, 2019 and will last until January 2020; filming will now occur in London. The film is confirmed to be release on November 6th 2020.