The Eternals are represented in the Marvel Cinematic Universe through the presence of Thanos. In April 2018, Kevin Feige announced that a film based on the Eternals had begun development, with a focus on Ikaris & Sersi 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. Rumoured Cast: Angelina Jolie - Sersi Richard Madden - Ikaris Matthew Rhys - Young Odin Keanu Reaves - Druig Kumail Nanjiani Ma Dong-seok Luke Evans Shawnee Smith Millie Bobby Brown Michael Obiora 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.