If the rumors are confirmed, Adam Driver will leave a galaxy far, far away for the MCU. According to The Hot Mic podcast, the actor has met with executives at Marvel Studios for a role in the new Fantastic Four.
Could it be that, after a villain in Star Warswill we see Driver’s villainy in the MCU?
Not much is known about the studio’s new film yet, but some details about the casting and production of this iconic group have started to emerge. For example, in September 2022, the director of WandaVisionMatt Shakman, has been confirmed to direct the feature.
Fantastic Four Cast
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The direction has already been confirmed, but the biggest anxiety of the fans is in knowing who will play the group of heroes. Although John Krasinski played a version of Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of MadnessThethere are no guarantees that he will be Mister Fantastic in the Marvel movie.
Among other names being quoted are Penn Badgley (you), Glenn Howerton (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia) and Tom Ellis (Lucifer). It is worth mentioning that all these names are just rumors and the studio has not yet confirmed anything.
As for Sue Storm, Jodie Comer (Killing Eve) and Rachel Brosnahan (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) are some of the names listed. For the rest of the team, Human Torch and The Thing, there aren’t many rumors about the casting of actors yet.
Marvel has not yet given details about the story of the new feature or which villain they will face. In both versions of Fantastic Four for the cinemas, the team faced Doctor Doom, their greatest enemy in the comics. Will Adam Driver join the MCU as the iconic villain? Just following to find out.
Fantastic Four hits theaters on February 14, 2025.