Kit Harrington Teases Dane Whitman In Eternals Could Be Tip Of The Iceberg

Ebony Blade And Black Knight In Blade Movie Teases Eternals VFX Supervisor

In a recent interview with Total Film, Kit Harrington teases Dane Whitman in Eternals could just be the tip of the iceberg for the character. Of course, most Marvel fans will already be aware that Dane Whitman is usually better known as Black Knight, and has been an Avenger many times. However Harrington says that nothing is set in stone. Whitman may have potential to be a big player in the MCU, but Harrington isn’t getting carried away.

“I’ve got no idea whether my character goes on or not,” he says. “I had read up on who he could be, or might be. So there’s the possibility for a longer trajectory. And hopefully, I think this is the tip of the iceberg for my character. I hope. But I just don’t know, you know? I’m as in the dark as anyone else. And I try not to live too far ahead in the future with anything. Even when I was in Game of Thrones, even on the sixth season, I presumed the seventh season wasn’t going to happen!”

RELATED: Director And Stars Talk Eternals And What To Expect From Marvel’s Mysterious Movie

Harrington also gave a little more information about who Whitman is in Eternals.

As for Dane himself, Harington sums him up as “the human character of the story. He’s not an Eternal. He’s a character who works with the Natural History Museum in London. But he’s not an Eternal – that’s the main takeaway!”

And what about that rumored love triangle between Whitman, Sersi and Ikaris, played by his Game of Thrones brother Richard Madden?

“I think there’s been a few things said about that in the press,” he adds. “I wouldn’t say that a lot of it is accurate. But he has a connection with Sersi, as does Richard’s character.”

I guess Marvel likes to take a look at audience reactions before committing to multi picture deals at times. In this instance it would be very easy for Marvel to sideline Whitman if they don’t want to go that way in the future. However one would think, casting Harrington, and getting him on board, probably involved promises of more appearances to come. Like all fans, we would guess at some point Whitman will become Black Knight and from that point a new Marvel hero.

What do you think of his comments as Harrington teases Dane Whitman in Eternals? Sound off below.

GenreVerse Have you checked out LRM Online’s official podcast feed yet The Genreverse Podcast Network? This includes our premiere podcast The Daily CoGBreaking Geek Radio: The Podcast, GeekScholars Movie News, Nerd Flix & Chill, Marvel Multiverse Mondays, Anime-Versal Review Podcast, and our Star Wars dedicated podcast The Cantina. Check it out by listening below. It's also available on all your favorite podcast apps! Subscribe on: Apple PodcastsSpotify |  SoundCloud | Stitcher | Google Play Grow Generation

Campbell Clark

Cam is Senior Editor at LRM Online, and has a passion for all things geeky, including sci-fi, fantasy, and comic book movies.

Read Previous

Kingpin In Hawkeye – More Fuel For The Rumor Fire | Barside Buzz

Read Next

Classic Comics Review I What If? One-Shots And Mini-Series List

This website is using Google Analytics. Please click here if you want to opt-out. Click here to opt-out.