While Marvel’s latest release, Eternals, received negative reviews from critics, it is still winning the hearts of fans around the world. Now, Marvel Studios executive Victoria Alonso has reacted to the film receiving negative reviews and supported the representation of the LGBTQ community in the film. Scroll down to read the scoop.
For those of you unaware that the film was banned in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Oman after the creators refused to cut the same intimate scenes.
According to Variety, Victoria Alonso was congratulated with the Visionary Award at the Outfest Legacy Awards on Saturday night, where she took the opportunity to mention critics of the Eternals in her speech.
Victorio Alonso said: “We have tried to shake it up and sometimes the critics are not with us. It’s okay. It’s okay. We thank you for being critical. We thank you for writing about us. And the fans will decide ”.
The Marvel Studios executive further added: “Diversity and inclusion (are) are not a political game for us. It is 100 percent a responsibility because you cannot have the global success that we have given the Walt Disney Company without the support of people around the world of all types of human beings that exist. “
Eternals is directed by Chloé Zhao and stars Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Richard Madden, Kit Harington, Kumail Nanjiani, Gemma Chan, and others.
Meanwhile, Eternals is the first Marvel movie to show the same marriage between Phastos and Haaz Sleiman. During the press conference, Angelina Jolie said: “I am sad for [those audiences]. And I’m proud of Marvel for refusing to remove those scenes, ”reported news.com.au.
We don’t know about the critics, but we certainly love Eternals.
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