Fantastic Four is one of the most highly anticipated movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since the critical failure of Fant4stic in 2015, MCU fans have been excited for a reboot of the superhero team featuring Mister Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, and The Thing. There has been a lot of speculation surrounding who will be working on the project, and audiences everywhere have been speculating about which actors will portray the four members of this iconic superhero quartet.
When is the Fantastic Four (2024) release date?
A Fantastic Four movie was first officially announced by Kevin Feige at San Diego Comic-Con 2019. Three years later at SDCC 2022, Feige announced a release date. The new Fantastic Four is set to be released on November 8, 2024. This film will be the 37th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first installment of Phase Six.
Who is in the Fantastic Four (2024) cast?
Many have wondered who will make up the cast of the new Fantastic Four. While no official castings have been released yet, it is possible that John Krasinski will be reprising the role of Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic.
In 2022, Krasinski portrayed a variant of the character in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness after years of fans rallying for his casting. Now that the MCU has entered a multiverse of possibilities, it is up to Marvel to decide whether they should recast the role or keep Krasinski on as this elastic genius.
Fans have been optimistic about Krasinski’s real-life wife, Emily Blunt, portraying Richards’s wife, Sue Storm. The two have previously portrayed an onscreen couple in A Quiet Place. On a recent appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Fallon asked him about the rumors. Krasinski responded, “Jimmy, I’m gonna tell you on your show, it’s–” before miming getting shot in the neck by a dart, joking about how Marvel has been keeping things secret.
As Feige brought the fan-casting of Krasinski to life earlier this year in a Doctor Strange sequel, it remains entirely possible that he will team Krasinski and Blunt together as a superhero couple.
Who is the Fantastic Four director?
There is no current director set to helm Fantastic Four. On Disney’s 2020 Investor Day, Feige announced that Jon Watts, the director of Tom Holland’s three Spider-Man films, would be directing the project. However, Watts left the project in April 2022 and they have yet to find a replacement for him.
With the possibility of Krasinski and Blunt co-starring in the new film, it is entirely possible that Krasinski could step into the director’s chair for Fantastic Four, having directed and co-starred with his wife in his A Quiet Place films. With over two years before the film’s anticipated release date, the possibilities are limitless for a fantastic film.