Since Disney’s acquisition of Fox in 2019, Marvel fans have been wondering: when will the Fantastic Four enter the MCU? The studio announced a film featuring the publisher’s first group of heroes in 2020, with a release date set for 2024, but the feature has been delayed and is set for May 2, 2025 (after We Got This Covered). I through).
Multiple studio films delayed due to writers’ strike, check out new dates (via WGTC):
- Captain America: New World Order: July 26, 2024
- Thunderbolts: December 20, 2024
- Blade: February 14, 2025
- Avengers: The Kang Dynasty: May 1, 2026
- Avengers: Secret Wars: May 7, 2027
The Fantastic Four will be part of Phase 6 of the MCU. The film will be directed by Matt Shakman (WandaVision) and written by Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer (Bert and Arnie’s Guide to Friendship).
There have already been several rumors of possible cast names including Adam Driver (Gucci House), Margot Robbie (Barbie), Paul Mescal (Afterson) and Daveed Diggs (The Little Mermaid), but nothing has been officially announced. Is.
John Krasinski (A Quiet Place) made an appearance as one of the alternate versions of Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), but it has already been confirmed that he will play the protagonist in Quartet’s film. will not play a role.
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This isn’t the first time the heroes have left the pages of the comics. In 1994, the film The Fantastic Four was produced, with a very low budget by Hollywood standards of US$1 million. The production was not even released in theaters and became a studio trash classic.
Heroes officially hit theaters in 2005, starring Chris Evans (MCU’s Steve Rogers), Jessica Alba (Dark Angel), Ioan Gruffudd (Harrow) and Michael Chiklis (The Commish). Even though it was poorly received by critics (28% approval on Rotten Tomatoes), the feature had a solid box office impact and spawned a sequel, Fantastic Four and the Silver Surfer (2007).
In 2015, the group won a reboot by Fox with Kate Mara (House of Cards), Michael B. Jordan (Creed), Miles Teller (Whiplash) and Jamie Bell (Rocketman) to an even worse reception, which was called a great It was believed failure.
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