Kevin Feige of Marvel Studios recently made an announcement that the franchise's upcoming movie 'Eternals' is set to feature the first openly LGBTQ character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In an interview with Good Morning America, Feige confirmed the news, speaking about the unnamed character -- "he's married, he’s got a family, and that is just part of who he is."
It's important to note that the character's sexual orientation is not the narrative's focus, instead, it serves as a part in the character's larger story. The upcoming film stars Salma Hayek, Angelina Jolie, Brian Tyree Henry, Richard Madden, Kumail Nanjiani, Gemma Chan, Kit Harrington, and more. The highly anticipated film is set to release late next year on November 6th, 2020.