South Korean actor Ma Dong-seok (“Train to Busan,” “The Outlaws”) will make his American film debut in Marvel Studios’ “The Eternals”.
Chloe Zhao (“The Rider”) is directing the superhero ensemble project based on the 1976 comic series by Jack Kirby and later revived by 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.
The film will focus on the female Eternal known as Sersi with Angelina Jolie is currently in talks for the role while Kumail Nanjiani is also in talks to join the film.
Details about Ma Dong-seok’s role are being kept under wraps. Matthew and Ryan Firpo (“Ruin”) are writing the script and Kevin Feige is producing.
Source: The Wrap