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Kit Harington's Marvel Role Revealed at D23: Dane Whitman (aka Black Knight)!

Kit Harington's Marvel Role Revealed at D23: Dane Whitman (aka Black Knight)!

It was just announced that Kit Harington will be playing the role of Dane Whitman in the upcoming Marvel movie Eternals.

The announcement was made at Disney’s D23 Expo, just hours after it was first speculated that the 32-year-old Game of Thrones actor will be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Eternals will be released on November 6, 2020 and it will star Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan, Brian Tyree Henry, and Kit‘s GOT co-star Richard Madden.

So, who is Dane Whitman? He is the third character in the Marvel comic books to become the superhero Black Knight. His uncle Nathan Garrett was a villainous Black Knight who was killed by Iron Man in a battle. Before he died, he summoned Dane to restore honor to the Black Knight legacy. You can read the full history of the character on Marvel’s website!

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