Salma Hayek is shocked to bag a role in ‘Eternals’

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International star Salma Hayek is gearing up for the release of her Marvel superhero film ‘Eternal’ these days. She has now admitted that she didn’t originally envision herself in the role.

Los Angeles: International star Salma Hayek is gearing up for the release of her Marvel superhero film ‘Eternal’ these days. She has now admitted that she didn’t originally envision herself in the role.

According to People magazine, Hayek told a magazine that she was shocked to book the part of Ajak, described by the outlet as “the leader of a group of immortal Superbeings” in the upcoming Chloe Zhao (Nomad) directorial film. had gone. Hayek said, “I was shocked to find that role in my 50s. I felt a sense of gratitude and enthusiasm, not only for it but for what it meant about its future prospects.”

Oscar-winner Zhao told the outlet that Hayek is a great fit for the role of Ajak, who he described as a “leader”, “he is full of wisdom and very perceptive – like a mother to all eternity”. Is.”

While Marvel fans will have to wait until November 5 to see Hayek bring Ajak to life on the big screen, the actor gave some details about his character to another magazine. “Chloe decided to tackle the concept of leadership from the point of view of motherhood,” she said, “I’m not a mother. I’m a foreigner. I can’t have kids.

“Although my character in the comics used to be a man, it’s now a woman. So instead of just changing gender, I proposed [Zhao] To really bring something that is very specific to womanhood.”

Hayek, who celebrated his 55th birthday earlier this month, explained his outlook on aging, “Growing old, for me, has to do with repetition.”

“Something gets old when you do it for a long time,” he said before adding, “if you’re always changing, if you’re always curious, how can you get old? You’re someone new today. . “

Hayek marked her birthday this year with a tropical getaway, where she posted a photo of herself on Instagram with the caption, “Happy 55th birthday to me, #grateful looking forward to new adventures.”

First published:September 30, 2021, 10:28 am

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