Richard Madden is the latest actor to join the cast of The Eternals, a film set in the future that will see him play Ikaris, one of the most powerful members of the Eternal race. The film is being directed by Scott Derrickson and is based on the comic book series of the same name.
Madden was born in England and began his career as a child actor, appearing in such films as Stardust and Troy. He achieved international fame for his role as Robb Stark in Game of Thrones, for which he won four Emmy Awards and two Golden Globe Awards. He has since appeared in films such as Kingsman: The Secret Service and Darkest Hour, and will appear in Mary Magdalene this year.
The Eternals is set thousands of years in the future and follows a group of humans who are able to harness the power of the Eternals - beings that are far more advanced than humans. Ikaris is one of these creatures and is one of the most powerful members of his race. He is also an expert swordsman and will be seen fighting alongside other members of the Eternal race in Derrickson's film.
Madden's appearance in The Eternals marks his return to action films after several years spent focusing on his role as Robb Stark on Game of Thrones. He spoke about his excitement for returning to this type of film during an interview with Screen Rant: "For me it’s about getting back into