Harry Styles all set to join MCU as Eros, brother of Thanos

The singer reportedly made a surprise appearance as Eros in the post-credit scene of 'Eternals'


Entertainment Desk October 20, 2021

Turns out Harry Styles is set to step into the Marvel Cinematic Universe with his latest, biggest film role ever. It seems the One Direction star, 27, is going to be playing Eros, brother of Thanos, as per his appearance in an end-credits scene of Eternals, reported Metro UK.

Styles has been making waves as an actor in recent years, with speculation about him gearing up to play Eros in an upcoming Marvel film leaving fans excited. News of his latest role was revealed at the premiere for Eternals, with a Variety reporter confirming: “Big reveal from #TheEternals premiere — Harry Styles has joined the MCU as Eros.”

However, not much is known about the upcoming project so far. However, Styles may star alongside Josh Brolin, who took on the role of Thanos in Avengers: Endgame.

While Thanos was first decapitated by Thor in Endgame before coming back as a past version of himself and ultimately being snapped in the film’s final epic fight scene, it is not clear whether the next film will be a continuation of the story or a prequel to it, delving deeper into the pair’s history.

Eros is the youngest son of A’Lars and Sui-San, two Eternals who were rechristened from Eron after developing an interest in the opposite sex. The carefree and womanising ways of the character, set to be played by Styles, are a contrast to Thanos’ power-hungry scheming nature, which also hints at how the pair cannot and will not see eye to eye.

Their differences first came to the fore after Thanos initially attacked Titan, which left their mother Sui-San dead, while Eros fought alongside Titan’s survivors against Thanos.

Styles will also star as a husband with a dark secret in 1950s-set psychological thriller Don’t Worry Darling, directed by girlfriend Olivia Wilde, due for release in 2022, as well as My Policeman, where he’ll play a queer police officer who’s having a secret relationship with a man while being married to his wife, also set in the 50s.

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