He has been forging his career as an actor through roles in My Policeman and Don’t Worry Darling after his on-screen success in Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk.
And Harry Styles is set to make a surprise appearance as Thanos’ brother, Eros, in Marvel’s latest drama Eternals, it was reported on Tuesday morning.
The singer, 27, may have joined an already star-studded cast including Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Don Lee and Angelina Jolie who play a group of superhumans secretly living on earth.
Exciting: Harry Styles is set to make a surprise appearance as Thanos’ brother, Eros, in Marvel’s latest drama Eternals, it was reported on Tuesday morning
News of Harry’s role in the film came after the Eternals premiered in Los Angeles on Monday night and was seemingly confirmed by a Variety reporter on Twitter.
They wrote: ‘Big reveal from #TheEternals premiere — Harry Styles has joined the MCU as Eros, brother of Thanos.’
Eternals, directed by Oscar-winner Chloé Zhao, is set for release in cinemas in November and follows a race of immortal beings with superhuman powers who are secretly living on Earth.
‘Harry Styles has joined the MCU as Eros, brother of Thanos’: News of Harry’s role in the film came after the Eternals premiered in Los Angeles on Monday night (pictured in March)
Excitement: News of Harry’s role in the film came after the Eternals premiered in Los Angeles on Monday night and was seemingly confirmed by a Variety reporter on Twitter
As well as starring Angelina Jolie Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Don Lee, the movie will see Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan and Lauren Ridloff appear as superheroes too.
In , Angelina said of her co-stars: ‘Gemma’s grace and elegance and the way she walks through the world. Salma’s motherhood and power, and Lauren’s connection and intelligence. Everybody came as themselves.
‘Maybe there’s something to that, that the characters weren’t as far off [from ourselves]. I think there’s a secret that we don’t know that our director knows, because if you look at her films, she casts a lot of real people as their roles and it shapes her films.’
With the gang: The singer could join a star-studded cast including Angelina Jolie, Richard Madden, Salma Hayek and Gemma Chan as a group of superhumans secretly living on earth
The ensemble cast includes Gemma as humankind-loving Sersi, Richard as the all-powerful Ikaris, Kumail Nanjiani as cosmic-powered Kingo, Lia McHugh as the eternally young, old-soul Sprite, and Brian Tyree Henry as the intelligent inventor Phastos.
There is also Lauren as the super-fast Makkari, Barry Keoghan as aloof loner Druig, Don as the powerful Gilgamesh, with Kit as Dane Whitman, with Salma as the wise and spiritual leader Ajak, and Angelina as the fierce warrior Thena.
In a new featurette released earlier this month, Angelina is seen saying: ‘A lot of people will see themselves as superheroes.’
It was also shared that the characters are unlike most Marvel characters and they are really at the heart of it a ‘dysfunctional family unit.’
New look: The latest Marvel film is directed by Oscar-winner Chloé Zhao and follows a ‘dysfunctional family unit’ of superheros
Marvel Studios’ Eternals follows a group of heroes from beyond the stars who had protected the Earth since the dawn of man.
When monstrous creatures called the Deviants, long thought lost to history, mysteriously return, the Eternals are forced to reunite in order to defend humanity once again.
The previous trailer that dropped showed Angelina’s character Thena in her warrior costume as she took on the gruesome Deviant villain named Kro in the teaser.
After Kro tells Thena she cannot protect the humans that she loves, she says, ‘Let’s finish this.’
Marvel shared the preview with the caption, ‘When you love something, you fight for it. Experience Marvel Studios’ #Eternals only in theaters November 5.’
‘Let’s finish this’: In one trailer, Angelina’s character Thena is seen using a golden sword on the beach as she takes on monstrous creatures called the Deviants
Coming soon: Eternals will be released in theatres on November 5, 2021