Eternals actor Haaz Sleiman has revealed some new details about Marvel’s first overtly homosexual couple. Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige confirmed final summer time that the upcoming film was going to function the studios’ first same-sex romance. The information was met with pleasure from Marvel Cinematic Universe followers who’ve been wishing for extra inclusion of their favourite motion pictures. In response to Sleiman, every thing labored out very naturally on the set.
In a brand new interview, Haaz Sleiman talked concerning the Eternals undertaking, which only recently wrapped manufacturing. Whereas many assumed that Recreation of Thrones star Richard Madden was taking part in Marvel’s first overtly homosexual superhero, that is not the case. As an alternative, it is Brian Tyree Henry’s Phastos character. Sleiman had this to say about his on-screen relationship with Henry.
“I simply shot a Marvel movie with the primary overtly homosexual superhero, the Eternals. I am married to the homosexual superhero Phastos, performed by Atlanta‘s Brian Tyree Henry, and we symbolize a homosexual household and have a baby.”
The Brian Tyree Henry information was confirmed over the summer time when some fortunate followers on the CCXP 2019 expo noticed the primary Eternals footage. Henry was proven holding arms with Haaz Sleiman and a baby was current, representing their household. Sleiman was requested if the film will function a same-sex kissing scene, to which he confirmed. Sleiman explains.
“Oh, yeah, completely, and it is a stupendous, very shifting kiss. Everybody cried on set. For me it is essential to indicate how loving and delightful a queer household will be. Brian Tyree Henry is such an incredible actor and introduced a lot magnificence into this half, and at one level I noticed a baby in his eyes, and I believe it is vital for the world to be reminded that we within the queer neighborhood had been all kids at one level. We overlook that as a result of we’re at all times depicted as sexual or rebellious. We overlook to attach on that human half.”
Although we now have some extra info on Brian Tyree Henry’s Phastos character, we nonetheless know little or no about Eternals. Kumail Nanjiani has mentioned that will probably be essentially the most sci-fi out of something that Marvel Studios has launched to this point. With that being mentioned, now that manufacturing has wrapped, it is solely a matter of time earlier than we get to see the primary official footage from the film.
With Black Widow hitting theaters in Might, we’ll possible see the primary Eternals footage round that point, if not sooner. The film does not open in theaters till the top of the yr, so Marvel Studios has loads of time to arrange the primary trailer and end up the entire visible results. There may nonetheless have to be some reshoots, however that’s unclear right now. You’ll be able to take a look at the remainder of the interview with Haaz Sleiman over at New Now Subsequent.