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7 Apr

Kumail Nanjiani to star with Angelina Jolie in upcoming Marvel movie

Kumail Nanjiani

World-renowned stand-up comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani continues to leave no stone unturned on his route to success. Known for his performance in Emmy-Award nominated show Silicon Valley, he has bagged accolades owing to his prowess as an actor. The actor who was named  In recent news, Pakistani-American star is all set to make his Marvel debut alongside Angelina Jolie.

According to Hollywood Reporter, Kumail is currently in negotiations with Marvel Studios to star in their next film The Eternals. Directed by Chloe Zhao, the film will be based on the 1976 Marvel comic book series written by Jack Kirby. The superhero adventure project is a story about near-immortal beings called Eternals who possess superpowers.

Read: Kumail Nanjiani’s The Big Sick nominated for an Oscar 

Last week, speculations about Angelina joining in the superhero film were doing rounds. In recent developments, it has been confirmed that the actress will be helming the character of Sersi, who is an outgoing supernatural being, moving amongst humans. Details about Kumail’s character, however, remain unknown as of yet.

Kumail, who bagged an Academy Award nomination for co-writing rom-com film Big Sick, has a busy year ahead as he will be seen not only in the film Men in Black: International but also in Stuber along with Dave Bautista. Additionally, he will be seen in CBS All-Access Twilight Zone.


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