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Richard Madden in Talks to Join Marvel’s The Eternals

May 8, 2019 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
Richard Madden Ikaris Eternals

Robb Stark is headed for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, as Richard Madden is in talks to join Angelina Jolie in The Eternals. Variety reports that Madden is in negotiations to join Jolie and Kumail Nanjiani in the film, which will be directed by Chloe Zhao from a script by Matthew and Ryan Firpo.

The site reports that Madden will play Ikaris, who first appeared in 1976’s Eternals #1. Like the rest of the Eternals, he is one of the super-powered people who are the result of genetic experimentations by the cosmic Celestials and opposed the Deviants. Fueled by cosmic energy, Ikaris is the protagonist of the original comic and the film is said to feature a love story between Ikaris and Jolie’s Sersi.

Marvel declined to comment on the story.