Almost no MCU movie has been a part of more fan discussions lately The Fantastic Four, which was officially confirmed to open for Phase 6 during Marvel Studios’ presentation at San Diego Comic-Con. And now with WandaVision Director Matt Shukman is said to be in talks to be the director of this movieAttention turns to the cast.
John Krasinski brought the MCU’s first Fantastic Four member to life with his portrayal of Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness Just a few months ago. But after fulfilling the wishes of many fans of this movie, It seems unlikely that he will return to play the Earth-616 version of Mr. Fantastic In the first MCU F4 single movie.
Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige Specifically that the team will look for “Best Actor for the Job” for The Fantastic FourRegardless of popularity, with the search for suitable stars widely. But now, a recent report suggests that Marvel may be keeping an eye on at least one member of this iconic cast.
Marvel Studios Looks To Mr. Fantastic
previous films. “Birth. Movies. Death.” Editor-in-chief Devin Farracci revealed Marvelvision Podcast Marvel Studios spoke with Penn Badgley to cast the role of Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic in The Fantastic Fourwhich will premiere in theaters on November 8, 2024. Most recently, John Krasinski (now deceased) played an altered version of Richards in 2022. Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness.
While Faraci expressed his hopes of acquiring Black Mr. Fantastic, it expects MCU release “It’s going to be very traditional:”
“I’ve always been stumbling on Black Reed Richards. I think John David Washington would be great from Reed Richards, I mean I’ve been stumbling on this forever, and I’m not going to get it. You’ll get a Black Reed too. [Reed Richards] It’s going to be very traditional, I think.”
According to Faraci, Marvel Studios was eyeing white actors, particularly Badgley, for the role of Reed Richards:
“These guys [Marvel Studios] They were talking about it all white men. that young man [Penn Badgley] from show You are, Who probably already had the role, frankly, it’s a white guy. They go by the standards … which is great, by the way, this is a good choice. But they have become very classic.”
Will Badgley be confirmed on the Fantastic Four?
Ben Badgley has made a name for himself as a rising star in Hollywood over the past couple of years. He is best known for his usual role in gossip girl And recently, she excelled in Netflix drama You are. Although it hasn’t even been seen As a long shot at the initial probabilities that were released for The Fantastic Four Cast in late 2020Slowly becoming a more popular choice to play the expanding MCU universe.
If Badgley really gets the role, he’ll look a perfect fit at just 35 years old, coming in as someone with a similar level of fame and stature as many of the current MCU stars before they joined. ox headlines Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston have become household names through the super powerful franchiseSo have others like Tom Holland and Iman Fellaini. And Badgley could continue in the same direction if he becomes Mr. Fantastic of the MCU.
Marvel Studios’ announcement of Reed Richards is something that could be announced as early as the 2022 D23 Fan Expo, With the big MCU panel in the studio coming on September 10th, and it would make sense to announce the leader of the Fantastic Four as a start. If and when this rumor becomes a confirmation, then attention turns to the rest of the actors.
newly, Gotham Star Drew Powell He cast his name to play Ben Grimm / The Thing in the MCUAnd the The Mandalorian Director Bryce Dallas Howard has denied rumors about his casting as Sue Storm. Regardless of the rest of the team meeting, expectations are growing to see this cosmic quartet finally take its place in the MCU.
The Fantastic Four It will appear for the first time in theaters On November 8, 2024.