Salma Hayek has conquered Marvel fans for her participation in ‘Eternals’, the MCU film directed by Chloé Zhao. But what do you know other actresses were considered for the role of Ajak? Here we tell you the details.
Just a few days after the premiere of the film starring Kit Harington, Angelina Jolie, Gemma Chan, Salma Hayek and Barry Keoghan, in our country, opinions about Eternals continue to be divided in the various social networks. However, Hayek’s participation continues to be present either for his funny interventions or his emotional moments on the media tour that go viral, but did you know that the protagonist of ‘From Dusk till Dawn’ Wasn’t she the only actress considered to play Ajak, the leader of Los Eternos?
According to information revealed by the IMDb site, another of the actresses considered for her role was also the Mexican Eiza González, one of the Latin talents of the moment in Hollywood, who we will not only see in the next film of Michael Bay junto a Jake Gyllenhaal, Ambulance, but will also star in the announced series of Netflix, Three-Body Problem.
Although it might be exciting to think about seeing another Mexican compatriot in the MCU, definitely we would not change the emotional moment that the also protagonist of films such as Frida and Son Como Niños revealed to us about what it was like to try on the heroine’s costume, on the press tour of Eternals.
Another name to highlight was that of the Cuban actress Anna of Arms, who we saw co-star, alongside Daniel Craig, 007: No Time to Die, the last tape of James Bond, and who will soon enchant Marilyn Monroe herself in the tape Blonde, produced by the Netflix platform.
On the other hand, Gina Rodríguez, known for starring in the comedy drama Jane The Virgin, de The CW, she was also a strong candidate to be part of the Marvel Universe. Another name that came to light was that of the protagonist of the Disney live action film Aladdin, we are talking about the british singer Naomi Scott. However, Salma Hayek was the one who ended up with the role of Ajak.
Since its announcement at the 2019 San Diego Comic Con, it was clear that one of the strongest points of the film directed by Chloé Zhao (Nomadland) -and that aroused the interest of many of Marvel’s fans- were the big names in Hollywood that made up the cast of Eternals, and the more we know about its production, it becomes clear to us that getting there seems to be that it was not easy for the casting directors, right?
If you still don’t see Eternals, Remember that it is already available in movie theaters in Mexico and is also starring Kumail Nanjiani, Lia McHugh, Brian Tyree Henry, Lauren Ridloff, Barry Keoghan and Harry Styles, who reacted in an unexpected way when his post-credit scene was revealed and here we tell you more details.
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‘Eternals’: Ana de Armas, Eiza González and other actresses who were considered to play Salma Hayek’s character, Ajak