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Met Gala: All the Details on Red Carpet Arrivals and Exhibition

Will the Met Gala represent outstanding American fashion, or will it be a costume party? That was the question on the minds of red carpet fans as Monday night’s Met Gala neared, thanks to comments made by designer and director Tom Ford. In a recent interview, Ford wistfully recalled the days when attendees didn’t adopt […]

Martin Scorsese, Regina King, Chloe Zhao Among Directors Involved With Met Gala Exhibit

Hollywood will have a strong presence at this year’s Met Gala — and not only on the red carpet. A group of top film directors including Sofia Coppola, Martin Scorsese, Regina King and last year’s Oscar winner Chloé Zhao will be a key part of the Costume Institute exhibit launching the gala in May. Star […]

Chloé Zhao Boards Vincent Chin Limited Series at Participant

Participant’s limited series about Vincent Chin and the landmark civil rights case following his death has added Chloé Zhao as an executive producer. The Oscar-winning director of Nomadland and The Eternals joins a producing team that also includes journalist and activist Helen Zia — the executor of the Chin estate — and Vicangelo Bulluck, Donald […]

‘Eternals’ Writer Patrick Burleigh Reflects on His Marvel Journey

Even before working on Eternals, Patrick Burleigh had experienced a Marvel Studios baptism by fire. The screenwriter landed a spot in the Marvel Writer’s Program in 2016, where he and three others spent a year going through the company’s back catalog of comic books to pitch fresh ways to adapt the studio’s characters. Burleigh then […]

‘Eternals’ Ends Marvel’s Straight “A” Winning Streak With Audiences, But Does It Matter?

No winning streak lasts forever, particularly in Hollywood. Late on the evening of Nov. 5, Marvel Studios and Disney executives received word that Eternals had been slapped with a B CinemaScore by audiences, the lowest grade of any film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe pantheon, which now boasts 26 titles. Every other MCU title save […]

Why ‘Eternals’ Is Dividing Audiences

The Marvel Cinematic Universe was shaken up this weekend with Chloé Zhao’s Eternals. Based on Jack Kirby’s epic 19-issue series The Eternals (1976), the film explores a group of immortal aliens’ relationship to the people of Earth, and each other, across millennia. Zhao, fresh off Academy Awards wins for best director and best picture for […]

Box Office: ‘Eternals’ Struggles to Marvel Audiences

Chloé Zhao’s Eternals may have trouble reaching $70 million in its domestic box office debut after earning a mediocre B CinemaScore from moviegoers. That’s the lowest audience grade of any of the 26 titles in the Marvel Cinematic Universe; the previous lowest was the first Thor (B+). The rest have earned a variation of an […]

Gemma Chan and Richard Madden on ‘Eternals’ and the MCU’s First Genuine Love Scene

Eternals stars Gemma Chan and Richard Madden know full well how significant their characters’ love scene is in Chloé Zhao‘s Eternals. After all, it’s the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first bona fide sex scene in its 26-film oeuvre. While the impact of the scene is certainly apparent in hindsight, Madden and Chan, at the time of […]

Box Office: ‘Eternals’ Earns Strong $9.5M in Previews, Ahead of ‘Shang-Chi’

Chloé Zhao’s’ Eternals commenced its domestic box office run with a promising $9.5 million in Thursday previews for Marvel Studios and Disney. That’s the third-best preview number of the year to date, and ahead of fellow Marvel event pic Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings ($8.8 million) but behind Black Widow ($13.2 million) […]

Chloé Zhao on ‘Eternals’ and Getting Support from Denis Villeneuve

Throughout the process of making Eternals, Chloé Zhao felt supported at every turn. Whether it was Marvel Studios’ brass or her own department heads, the Oscar winner knew that her first foray into blockbuster filmmaking wasn’t going to faze such an experienced team of filmmakers and storytellers. Zhao’s support system also extended beyond the Eternals […]

Chloe Zhao’s ‘Eternals’: Film Review

Jack Kirby’s 1976 comic about humanoid defenders of Earth births a new chapter for the MCU, with an ensemble cast featuring Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Salma Hayek and Angelina Jolie.

Marvel’s ‘Eternals’: First Reactions to Chloe Zhao’s Film From the World Premiere

After a pandemic-enforced delay of almost a year, Marvel’s Eternals was finally unveiled to its first audience following its world premiere at the iconic El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles on Monday night. The official review embargo for Eternals lifts at 11 a.m. PT, Oct. 24, but the social media embargo for early reactions lifted […]