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- John Ridley confirms he was developing an Eternals TV show for ABC before it became a movie.
- His version was good to him, but Marvel ended up doing a version he didn’t think was particularly good.
- Ridley acknowledges that his project is no longer in the works.
John Ridley’s Marvel Cinematic Universe TV show that he was working on for ABC comes to light as he reveals what characters he was developing a show around.
After several years of not hearing about the MCU TV show he was working on, Ridley has finally opened up about what his project was meant to be for ABC. During an appearance on the Comic Book Club podcast, Ridley confirmed it was, in fact, an Eternals TV show that he was developing before it became a movie, sharing the following:
What are they going to do, fire me for the work I’m not [It is] not in the works anymore [but] was a television version of the Eternals, but good. There was my version, a good version, which is good to me…. which doesn’t mean anything. There was the version that [Marvel] ended up doing which… I don’t think that version was particularly good — I’ll be honest — and for all kinds of reasons.
Source: Comic Book Club