With the release of the film Eternals, there are many fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe wondering in what period the events of these new heroes will be placed. For this reason, especially after the various time jumps that occurred during the Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it is appropriate to take stock of the situation.
To establish where the new film of theMCU it is important to briefly present the protagonists of this new film. The Eternal they are in fact an experiment of Heavenly, an ancient race of cosmic entities that we talked about in our dedicated in-depth study, and boast different characteristics, including immortality.
Their first appearance on planet Earth, also within the Marvel Cinematic Universe (as seen in the various trailers of Eternals), should be around V millennium BC, at the dawn of the earliest civilizations. Obviously, this will only concern some scenes related, most likely, to theintroduction of the characters.
The main events of Eternals they will in fact be set in 2024 (obviously counting the five years of the Blip), eight months after the ending of Avengers: Endgame and around the same time that another very important and highly anticipated Marvel Cinematic Universe film will be set, namely Spider-Man: No Way Home.
As we know in fact, it will be the snap of that to draw the attention of the Eternals Hulk in possession of the Gauntlet and the Infinity Stones, as we saw in the final act of the latest film starring the Avengers.
Meanwhile, although the film has not yet been released in theaters, there is already talk of the works at sequel. According to a recent rumor, in fact, Marvel Studios would already be working on Eternals 2, but the announcement of the film may still be a long way off.
Still talking about rumors, it would seem that Marvel and Disney are working on the production of Avengers 5, the next film that will bring together in a single film several heroes of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and which will probably give life to the new lineup of Avengers.