Variety reports Bodyguard and former Game of Thrones star Richard Madden is in talks to play Ikaris in Marvel’s The Eternals opposite Angelina Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani.
The Eternals were created by Jack Kirby in 1976, the comic books are set millions of years in the past, the Eternals are an evolutionary offshoot of humanity created by Celestials who genetically experimented on humans to create super-powered individuals known as the Eternals, along with the villainous Deviants.
The Rider’s Chloe Zhao is directing The Eternals from a screenplay by Matthew and Ryan Firpo. Marvel president Kevin Feige will produce.
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