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Eternals India Launch Date Pushed to November 5, a Day After Diwali

Eternals has a brand new launch date in India: Friday, November 5. Moreover, it has been introduced that Eternals will likely be accessible in six languages: English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam. Disney India confirmed Monday that the subsequent Marvel film — directed by Oscar winner Chloé Zhao, and starring an ensemble solid led by Gemma Chan, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, and Angelina Jolie — will launch later than it had initially deliberate, for October. The delay is probably going attributable to the truth that Thursday, November 4 is Diwali this 12 months, one of many greatest festivals in India. Disney is probably banking on the lengthy five-day weekend that it may lead to, which may assist the Marvel film‘s field workplace potential.

The brand new November 5 India launch date for Eternals was unveiled by Disney India alongside a sequence of localised posters. Eternals would be the third Marvel film to be accessible in six languages, following the Scarlett Johansson-led Black Widow that skipped cinemas for a Disney+ Hotstar debut this past Friday, September 3 in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam. Additionally on September 3, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings premiered completely in theatres — in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. Shang-Chi‘s Malayalam dub will launch as soon as cinemas reopen in Kerala. Given the brand new Eternals posters, I might anticipate local-language Eternals trailers quickly as effectively.

Whereas the Diwali launch for Eternals is perhaps good for its field workplace gross, that does imply extra await Indian Marvel followers. Originally, audiences in India would’ve been among the many first ones to look at Eternals. Again in Could, when Marvel Studios unveiled a return-to-cinemas advertising and marketing push in “Marvel Studios Celebrates the Motion pictures”, the official Marvel YouTube channel for India carried an “October 2021” launch for Eternals. That will‘ve meant per week sooner than the US, and according to a choose few Asian markets, together with Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Taiwan. However the India launch date was quietly updated within the final Eternals trailer — and it is now been confirmed.

Set within the aftermath of Avengers: Endgame because the return of half the universe’s inhabitants results in an occasion often known as “the emergence”, Eternals follows the titular immortal alien race who’ve lived in secret on Earth for over seven thousand years, as they have to reunite to guard humanity from their evil counterparts, the Deviants. Along with Chan, Madden, Nanjiani and Jolie, Eternals additionally stars Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan, Don Lee, Harish Patel, Equipment Harington, and Salma Hayek. Eternals will function the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first homosexual superhero (Henry) and its first deaf superhero (Ridloff).