Comedian and Oscar nominee Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick) is in negotiations to star alongside Angelina Jolie in “The Eternals” for Marvel Studios.
Chloe Zhao is directing the superhero ensemble project based on the 1976 comic series by Jack Kirby and later revived bt Neil Gaiman.
The story follows the superpowered and near-immortal beings known as Eternals and a more monstrous offshoot known as the Deviants that were created by cosmic beings known as Celestials.
Jolie is rumored to be playing Sersi, an outgoing Eternal who has not been afraid to move amongst humankind. Nanjiani’s character is unknown.
Nanjiani will soon be seen in “Men in Black: International” and “Stuber”.
Source: Heat Vision