We’re months away from seeing The Eternals’ MCU debut and Marvel has officially started full promo for Phase 4 of the MCU. Last night we got a special look at Black Widow and today, Marvel Studios has released the official plot synopsis for The Eternals.

“Marvel Studios’ The Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, The Deviants.

“The outstanding ensemble cast include Richard Madden as the all-powerful Ikaris, Gemma Chan as humankind-loving Sersi, Kumail Nanjiani as the cosmic-powered Kingo, Lauren Ridloff as the super-fast Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry as the intelligent inventor Phastos, Salma Hayak as the wise and spiritual leader Ajak, Lia McHugh as the eternally young, old-soul Sprite, Don Lee as the powerful Gilgamesh, Barry Keoghan as the aloof longer Druig, and Angelina Jolie as the fierce warrior Thena. Kit Harrington was cast as Dane Whitman.

“Directed by Chloe Zhao, who helmed the critically acclaimed Sundance film The Rider, and produced by Kevin Feige, The Eternals opens in U.S. theaters on November 6, 2020.”

Marvel has The Eternals taking place after the events of Avengers: Endgame which would see the film taking place in the year 2023. Despite where in the MCU timeline The Eternals takes place. The film will explore over 7,000 years of MCU history, making The Eternals a pseudo-prequel for the entirety of the MCU.

The Eternals arrives in theaters November 6, 2020

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