Scary news from the set of Marvel’s The Eternals.
According to Comic Book Movie, production on the highly anticipated film was halted after the discovery of an unexploded bomb on the Canary Island of Fuerteventura where the movie is currently shooting.
According to the story, it appears the bomb was a remnant from a Nazi base was found near the set, forcing the likes of Angelina Jolie and Richard Madden to relocate to a secure spot on the island while the professionals removed the bomb from the area.
“It was obviously terrifying – the bomb could have been there for decades untouched but who knows what might have happened if it was disturbed,” an onlooker explained to U.K. pub, The Sun. “Some of the biggest stars in the world were on set and nobody was taking any chances.”
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The Eternals is a highly anticipated addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and will be the second film presented in Phase Four following Black Widow.
Chloé Zhao’s upcoming blockbuster will focus on a group of immortal beings, in a story that will span thousands of years. The Eternals were created by The Celestials, to protect humanity from the villainous Deviants. The characters had their origins in the comics, although plenty of changes are being made to those characters in the upcoming film adaptation.
The cast includes Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, The Walking Dead‘s Lauren Ridloff, Brian Tyree Henry, Salma Hayek, and Kit Harrington.
It’ll be the first movie since Black Panther to introduce new characters, and there’s a large ensemble cast to meet once it hits theaters in a year. The cast is the most inclusive one in the entire MCU, although some of this cast was no doubt involved in the reported evacuation.
The Eternals is expected to hit theaters on November 6th, 2020.
SOURCE: Comic Book Movie