Marvel's long toyed with introducing the character of the Black Knight.

Mainly: What kind of movie will The Eternals be if it’s including the Black Knight? And you wonder why we think that Kit has been typecast. Textless Cover for Black Knight (Vol. Kit Harington Cast as Marvel’s Black Knight in Eternals News Game of Thrones star Kit Harington is joining the MCU as Dane Whitman, Marvel's Black Knight, in the Eternals movie. Luckily, he’s had other weapons, ranging from leftovers made by his uncle to his own creation, the Photon Sword, which is basically a lightsaber. All rights reserved.

The Sword of Light. Fitting right in with Kevin Feige's MCU approach to Phase 4, Eternals actor Kit Harington says he doesn't want to play the strong and silent type of hero anymore. Marvel Studios has already announced live action Disney+ TV shows for Ms. Marvel, Moon Knight, and She-Hulk. It is not a masculine role that the world needs to see much more of. Decades later, Marvel Comics recognized the concept's potential. However, a new rumor is suggesting that in the debut film for these immortal beings there will be a human hero who is introduced in the form of Kit Harington 's Dane Whitman… When he returned to the Marvel Universe in Heroes For Hire, the Lady of the Lake gave him new armor, the Avalon Armor, and weapons: the Sword of Light and the Shield of Night. Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige previously spoke about the opportunity to bring Harington into the MCU, hinting that the character could play a big role in the future of the franchise. While Thrones ended in tragedy for Jon, who was exiled from the Seven Kingdoms of Westeros after he was forced to kill his beloved Queen Daenerys, it sounds like things are looking up for Harington. The Ebony Blade's malevolent influence is strengthened by the shedding of blood, for which it has an insatiable appetite; at one time it actually turned even the noble Dane Whitman into a serial killer. Prior to the D23 Expo where the official announcement took place, rumors had been swirling that the Emmy-nominated actor was in talks with Marvel Studios. They gave us a Black Panther 2 release date. Unfortunately, the result was a very strange, confused romance that ran over the course of the next few years. If ever Kit’s arc matches up to the comic books, Robert Downey Jr. could make a return to the MCU in a form a flashback, and you can bet that we’re all about that, too.

… The long night of the White Walkers is far behind him, but Kit Harington will again pick up a noble sword in his newest role as Dane Whitman, a.k.a. As acting Pendragon, he gained mystical abilities. The Marvel Cinematic Universe has embraced magic and the supernatural since 2016's Doctor Strange, but the Black Knight brings an Arthurian element that's not been seen before. “[The Black Knight] is a part that could perhaps grow into something else in the future.”, In fact, in Marvel Comics, the Black Knight actually becomes one of the Avengers’ most important figures—a de facto leader in Captain America’s absence, no less. But will Dane Whitman forge a new team into Phase Four? Introducing Dane Whitman in The Eternals is one thing, but actually letting him run wild with swords and shields and flying steeds, there’s no way there’s time for Dane’s story as the Black Knight in a movie that already has a stacked ensemble cast like The Eternals. Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington will be playing Dane Whitman AKA Black Knight, and fans are getting a new glimpse at the hero in action thanks to new set photos from The Eternals. Black Knight could play a major part in that future, especially so given that Marvel Studios recruited Game of Thrones' standout Jon Snow actor Kit Harington for the role. However, the honor was destroyed when Nathan Garrett, his uncle, took up the mantle and used his newfound powers for evil. Lightbringer. These early adventures were set in the days of King Arthur. What good timing, with our Star-Spangled Man (Chris Evans) retiring and passing his shield onto Sam Wilson (Anthony Mackie). Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington will be playing Dane Whitman AKA Black Knight, and fans are getting a new glimpse at the hero in action thanks to new set photos from The Eternals.