Gemma Chan will be returning to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a different role. The 36-year-old actress previously starred in 2018’s Captain Marvel.
During the D23 Expo, it was officially confirmed that Chan would be appearing in Eternals. She is no stranger to the Marvel Studios as she made her MCU debut as the Kree sharpshooter, Minn-Erva. Despite previously appearing in the franchise in another capacity, Chan is expected to play the main female lead role, Sersei, in Eternals. Check out what she had to say about returning to the MCU on Twitter:
Been dying to share this news with you.. I couldn't be happier to be coming back to the MCU to play this iconic character and to work with this incredible group of people 💚#Eternals #Sersi #D23Expo https://t.co/sXbsjrIfDT
— Gemma Chan (@gemma_chan) August 24, 2019
As Chan makes her second appearance in the MCU, it will be exciting to see what she can do in a larger role this time around. She is best known for her breakout role as Astrid Young in Crazy Rich Asians.
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Eternals hits theaters on November 6, 2020.
Directed by Chloé Zhao with a script by Matthew K. Firpo and Ryan Firpo, the film stars Gemma Chan, Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Kit Harington, Barry Keoghan, Salma Hayek, Lia McHugh, and Don Lee.