Oscar Winner Chloe Zhao Talks Eternals And Working With Marvel

Director Chloe Zhao made history at the Academy Awards this year by being the second woman and first woman of color ever to bring home a Best Director statue in the show’s 93 years of presenting. This also means Zhao is the first Oscar-winning director to work in the MCU–and, according to a profile published by Variety, the studio has fully embraced her signature style.

During the early days of Eternals pitching and development, Zhao fought to keep the sprawling sci-fi movie grounded and practical wherever possible. According to Marvel boss Kevin Feige, practical locations were a must for the director’s process. Zhao cut a sample reel for Disney’s higher-ups, and during the presentation, Feige impressed upon the room that it was “right out of the camera” with “no VFX work at all.”

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Author: Mason Downey