With a date already established in the calendar, fans cannot wait to have more information about the new movie of Fantastic Four _, which will be part of the sixth phase of the MCU. Although at the moment we lack official details, a new report has indicated that Marvel has found the actor in charge of Reed Richards, and it would not be John Krasinski.
According to Devin Faraci, renowned film critic, Penn Badgley , famous for his participation in series such as you and Gossip Girl, would be in charge of playing this version of Mr. Fantastic . As the Insider points out, the new film would try to find the midpoint between being faithful to the original comic, and having a diverse catalog of actors.
Without a doubt, this information may be disappointing for more than one person. Recall that in Doctor Strange in the Multivrse of Madness we saw for the first time the Reed Richards, played by John Krasinski, thus fulfilling the dream of many fans. Although for the moment the possibility of seeing this actor once again in this role is not ruled out, and even rumors have indicated that Krasinski would also be the director of this project, for the moment there is no information.
Faraci has pointed out that one of the important points to select the actor, and one of the possible reasons why John Krasinski may not resume the role, is that someone who is committed to this work for several years is being looking for. Fantastic Four_ will arrive at theaters on November 8, 2024, and will mark the principle of the fourth phase of the MCU.
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