The Eternals: Things Only Comic Book Fans Will Know About Kingo

When Pakistani-American actor and comedian Kumail Nanjiani appears as Kingo Sunen in director Chloé Zhao’s “Eternals,” not only will it offer an interesting inversion on the traditional superhero formula, since Kingo is a global celebrity in his civilian identity who seeks to keep his superheroic deeds hidden from the world, but it will also present an intriguing blend of comics-faithful traits and cinematic riffs on the character.In both the comics and the film, Kingo is a big-screen star who hails from Asia, but while Nanjiani’s Kingo performs in Bollywood musicals, the Kingo introduced by “Captain America” co-creator Jack Kirby appeared in martial…The post The Eternals: Things only comic book fans will know about Kingo appeared first on /Film.

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