Shocked to bag 'Eternals' role, says Salma Hayek
Washington, US - September 29, ANI : Hollywood star Salma Hayek, who is gearing up for the release of her Marvel superhero movie, 'Eternals', admitted she didn't originally envision herself in the role.According to People magazine, Hayek told a magazine that she was surprised to book the part of Ajak, described by the outlet as "the leader of a group of immortal superbeings" in the upcoming Chloe Zhao, Nomadland, -directed film.Hayek said, "I was shocked to get that role in my 50s. I felt a sense of gratitude and excitement, not only for this but for what it meant about the possibilities for the future."Oscar-winner Zhao told the outlet that Hayek is a great fit for the role of Ajak, whom she described as "the leader," adding, "She is full of wisdom and very perceptive -- a mother figure to all the Eternals."While Marvel fans will have to wait until November 5 to see Hayek bring Ajak to life on the big screen, the actor did spill a few details about her character to another magazine.