Harry Styles’ ‘Exciting’ MCU Return Is Coming, Says Marvel Boss

Harry Styles poses in a press room at the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards on March 14, 2021.
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Step into the light Harry Styles is coming back to the Marvel Cinematic Universe to continue his journey as Thanos’ brother Eros, according to Marvel head honcho Kevin Feige.

“The adventures of Eros and Pip is something that is very exciting for us,” the Marvel Studios president, 49, told MTV News at San Diego Comic-Con on Saturday, Jule 23, speaking about Styles’ character. Eros was introduced at the EternalsPost-credits scene featuring Pip the animated Troll (voiced By Patton Oswalt).

“As you start to see … we’ve got the supernatural angles [in the MCU], we’ve got the street level … and cosmic, and that’s where our friends Eros and Pip live,” Feige continued.

Upcoming cosmic titles include next year’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 The MarvelsThe executive producer did not say where Styles will be next.

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Harry Styles as Eros.

Confirming his position in EternalsIn the Winter 2021 issue Dazed, the 28-year-old “Little Freak” singer seemed thrilled about joining the MCU. “Who didn’t grow up wanting to be a superhero, you know?” Styles asked. “It was a great experience and I’m so grateful to have gotten to work with [director] Chloé Zhao.”

As fans eagerly wait to see how Eros’ (also known as Starfox) place in the Marvel films will shake out, the former One Direction singer’s one-minute scene in EternalsWhen the movie was released in November 2021, it immediately became a major news story.

In a room full of other “Eternals” — including Thena, portrayed by Angelina Jolie — Styles’ character is introduced by Pip to much fanfare. Eros is every bit as charming as the “As It Was” artist himself, entering the room with swagger and donning a gold chest plate with crimson clothing. As he and Pip comedically bicker back and forth, Starfox not only hits on Thena but also tells her that he and Pip are “there to help” rescue their friends — setting the scene for the duo’s own plot line.

In addition to his time playing Thanos’ brother, the Grammy winner has not one, but two highly-anticipated films hitting the big screen this fall: Don’t Worry DarlingThe movie, ‘The Hunger Games’, will be in theaters on Friday, September 23rd. My policemanThe, which will be released less that a month later, will be released on Friday, October 21.

If Styles wasn’t busy enough with his film career, the “Matilda” singer — who released his third solo album, Harry’s House, in May — has been busy touring the world with his Harry Styles: Love on TourLive show, much to the delight of his girlfriend Olivia WildeShe has been seen performing at the concerts at various stops.

Styles was the first to be linked to his Don’t Worry DarlingDirector, 38, and director were photographed holding hands at a January wedding. Soon after they started working together on the thriller, it was a romance.

“Harry and Olivia had chemistry almost instantaneously on set,” a source exclusively told Us Weekly of the couple, noting, “It was only a matter of time before they got together.”

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