The Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani has revealed that he has grown to hate his workout photo.
Late last year, The Eternals star Kumail Nanjiani became an internet sensation after revealing the shape he got into for his role in the upcoming Marvel film. The actor’s transformation became a reoccurring joke on how a role in a Marvel film can get you into shape and the image was even used by pornography website Pornhub which later on gave Kumail Nanjiani a free subscription to the site. Now, however, The Eternals star has come to regret the image.
During a recent interview, Kumail Nanjiani talked about the photo and how proud members of his family was that he got into such great shape but has grown to hate the photo:
“My aunts saying that they were really proud of me. I did not expect that. Listen, it got so much bigger than I thought it was going to get. If I had known it was going to be like that, I probably wouldn’t have done it because, I’ll tell you, I have come to hate that picture.”
What do you all make of The Eternals star’s words? Are you surprised to hear that Kumail Nanjiani has come to regret the photo? Let us know what you think in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for Marvel Studios’ 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 is currently scheduled to be released in theaters on February 12, 2021. Stay tuned for all the latest news on The Eternals and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more video content.