During late August, Marvel's director search for Eternals narrowed to a shortlist that included —who had also been in the running to direct Marvel's 2021 —, , and the pair of and.
The couple are thought to have started dating relatively recently, but the pandemic sped up their relationship when they decided to self-isolate together.
After Makkari locates the place of the Emergence, the foot of an active volcano in the , the Eternals battle Ikaris and Sprite before being attacked by Kro, who is killed by Thena.
She will also star in the anthology series.
Sparks were also flying for the co-stars at a premiere in Rome last week.
He added the film feels 'very standard' in comparison to 'top-tier' team superhero films the first Guardians of the Galaxy, Zack Snyder's Justice League, and 'Avengers: Infinity War and that the film 'never transcends its conventionality' He did however laud the diversity of the cast, writing: 'Four of the Eternals are white, three are Asian, two are Black, and one is Latina.