Even with all the characters introduced in the first decade of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, these movies have barely scratched the surface of what’s out there. And Phase 4 of the MCU may add at least one major new franchise, if rumors of the Eternals making their cinematic debut come to pass. We’ve met Thanos, but what about the rest of his people?
While we wait to learn more about Marvel’s plans for The Avengers 4 and beyond, here’s everything you need to know about the Eternals and how they fit into the grand scheme of the Marvel Universe.
The Eternals: The Basics
The Eternals are a powerful race of cosmic beings who have existed in our solar system for millions of years. While most Eternals look perfectly human on the inside, their advanced biology gives them incredible strength, long lives and powers that set them far above mortal men.