Marvel director Olivia Wilde has unequivocally let it be known that she “obviously” sees Eternal now that it’s out on Disney + and we know she’s more motivated than most to do it. Wilde wrote that she “now looks openly” to an Instagram post of Eternal star Gemma Chan, who included photos of Chan posing with singer Harry Styles (who joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Thanos’ brother Eros) behind the scenes Eternal‘production.
If you have not followed gossip from celebrities in the last year: Olivia Wilde and Harry Styles have been lovers after meeting on the set of Wilde’s latest film, Just calm down darling. Styles starred in Wilde’s film (starring Marvel actress Florence Pugh), which started production in November 2020; Wilde and Styles publicly acknowledged their coupling in January 2021. There has been much speculation about the timing of the relationship: Wilde and Styles met on set of Just calm down darling in November 2020; that same month, Wilde ended his nearly ten-year relationship with Ted Lasso star Jason Sudeikis. Publicly, both Wilde and Sudeikis (who have a son and daughter together) have maintained courtesy and mutual respect when addressing their bride.
The last few years have also brought professional change for Olivia Wilde as she has moved from being a star in front of the camera to being a successful director behind it. Her debut film (“The Female.” Superbad“story of growing up Bogsmart) did not earn much at the box office ($ 25 million on a budget of $ 6 million), but still impressed critics (96% on Rotten Tomatoes) and became something of a cult hit with viewers. Sony has bet their faith on Olivia Wilde’s directorial vision: The studio has tapped her to direct a Spider-Man Universe movie that is on the horizon; after Spider-Man: No Way Home, fans are now excited about the possibilities of what that project could be.
“I’m just honored to be among this wave of women who show up and say ‘we will not just step in and try to tell this story like men do, we will actually reformulate the stories ourselves.’ Wilde told THAT ONE about her Marvel (Spider-Woman?) project. “And the industry is, as far as I can see, really supportive of it. There’s a sea change, and it’s because of these decades of pioneering that demanded this over and over and over again, and it’s finally broken through, and I is very lucky to be there with it. “
Eternal now streamed on Disney +. Olivia Wilde’s Spider-Man film project is under development.