Pakistani origin stand-up comedian and actor Kumail Nanjiani is in talks to join the cast of The Eternals, an upcoming Marvel movie, according to Hollywood Reporter.
His role has not been disclosed yet.
The Eternals is one of Marvel’s most high-profile upcoming projects and will be directed by Chloe Zhao. Zhao will become the first woman of colour to direct a Marvel movie.
Based on a comic created by the late Jack Kirby, The Eternals will follow a long-running conflict between two at-odds super-powered groups.