Eternals director Chloé Zhao says Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s 2015 film The Revenant inspired the action sequences for her upcoming Marvel Studios film.
Eternals director Chloé Zhao says the action sequences for her upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe film were informed by director Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s 2015 Oscar-winning film. The reborn.
In an interview with The playlist, Zhao explained that several movies inspired his vision for Marvel Studios Eternal, much like how director Wong Kar-wai Happy together inspired his new movie Nomadland. “I had to assign a few due to the scale of the movie. But I think for the action sequences, where I had such a good time working with such a good team, I wanted to reference The reborn a lot, “he said.
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“The reborn it’s a movie that I love, “Zhao continued,” and I think we’ve seen The reborn many times each meeting when we get to our action sequences because most of those sequences are shot on location. And I love how immersive and the way you feel about the script and the sequences in The reborn. It’s definitely a movie we aspire to. And Marvel really, really supported that idea and really did. “
Set in 1823, The reborn follows American frontier man Hugh Glass, played by Leonardo DiCaprio, who must use his survival skills to find his way back to civilization after being attacked by a bear. The film won Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Cinematography at the 88th Academy Awards.
From Zhao Eternal follows members of the eponymous race of ancient “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 to come out of the shadows to rally against humanity’s oldest enemy, The Deviants. ”The film was originally scheduled for release on November 6, 2020, although it was delayed twice as a result of the coronavirus ( COVID-19) pandemic is currently scheduled to hit theaters next November.
Directed by Chloé Zhao, Eternal stars Gemma Chan as Sersi, Richard Madden as Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani as Kingo, Lauren Ridloff as Makkari, Brian Tyree Henry as Phastos, Salma Hayek as Ajak, Lia McHugh as Sprite, Don Lee as Gilgamesh, Angelina Jolie as Thena, Barry Keoghan as Druig and Kit Harington as Dane Whitman / Black Knight. The film hits theaters in November. 5.
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