‘The Eternals’ Star Kumail Nanjiani Gives Advice To ‘Shang-Chi’ Actor Simu Liu

The Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani offered some advice to his fellow Marvel Studios actor Simu Liu, who portrays the titular hero of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Marvel Studios’ Phase 4 line-up will include feature films such as The Eternals and Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. While The Eternals has wrapped production, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings is gearing up to start filming in Australia early this year.

Among the many cast members of The Eternals is Kumail Nanjiani, who stunned the internet with a photo of his new and improved physique for his role as Kingo. During an interview with etalk, Kumail Nanjiani was asked if he had any advice for Simu Liu before the actor begins filming Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. While Kumail Nanjiani noted that Simu Liu was already in great shape, The Eternals star advised the Shang-Chi actor to remember to have fun with the role:

“Well, Simu was already in really good shape. Not that I wasn’t- Simu is already in great shape, and he’s going to get in better shape. We met him, we met him at Comic-Con, he was very, very nice. I would suggest, have fun, just enjoy it. It can be very hard when you’re doing a big thing like that to really like- you want to focus, but it can be hard to sometimes not enjoy it while you’re doing it. So that would be my advice to him, just have fun.”

Would you like to see Kumail Nanjiani’s Kingo and Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi on screen together in a future Marvel film? Let us know your thoughts on Kumail Nanjiani’s The Eternals and Simu Liu’s Shang-Chi in the comments!

Here is the official synopsis for Kumail Nanjiani’s The Eternals:

“Marvel Studios’ The Eternals features an exciting new team of Super Heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ancient aliens who have been living on Earth in secret for thousands of years. Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, an unexpected tragedy forces them out of the shadows to reunite against mankind’s most ancient enemy, The Deviants.

Directed by Chloé Zhao from a script written by Matthew K. Firpo and Ryan Firpo, The Eternals stars Richard Madden as Ikaris, Gemma Chan as Sersi, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos, Salma Hayak as Ajak, Lia McHugh as Sprite, Don Lee as Gilgamesh, Barry Keoghan as Druig, and Angelina Jolie as Thena. Kit Harrington was cast as Dane Whitman.

The Eternals will be released in theaters on November 6, 2020, while Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings will be released in theaters on February 12, 2021.

Source: etalk

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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