August 11, 2022

‘Eternals’ star Brian Tyree Henry thought Marvel was going to ask him to lose weight to play a superhero. He was shocked to hear the director say, ‘We want you exactly as you are.’

Brian Tyree Henry, who plays Phastos in Marvel’s latest superhero film, said what it meant to play a hero he wished he had growing up.

‘Eternals’ star Brian Tyree Henry thought Marvel was going to ask him to lose weight to play a superhero. He was shocked to hear the director say, ‘We want you exactly as you are.’

Brian Tyree Henry, who plays Phastos in Marvel’s latest superhero film, said what it meant to play a hero he wished he had growing up.