Reed Richards Casting For MCU Fantastic Four Movie Possibly Leaked
Now, this leak comes from 4chan (via Reddit).
Usually, I would say that anything from 4chan should be completely ignored.
However, there’s a lot in this leak that lines up with what we’ve been told about the upcoming Fantastic Four movie.
Many people have been assuming that John Krasinski was going to be returning as Reed Richards.
He played the iconic Marvel character in Doctor Strange 2, however, it seems as though he won’t be returning for the Marvel movie.
Here’s what the leak stated:
- John Krasinski’s not coming back
- Bryce Dallas Howard directing rumor’s false
- Jason Segel won’t be playing The Thing
- No director attached as of now
- They are looking for actors in their 20s – 30s for the main characters
- Penn Badgley’s one of the top choices for Reed
- Simon Baker’s wanted for the villain
- Other names thrown around for the F4 are: Logan Lerman, Freddy Carter, Melissa Benoist, Callan McAuliffe, Natalia Dyer and Jharrel Jerome
- No offer has been sent out to any actor yet
- Casting started a couple months ago and should be announced at D23
Who is going to play Reed Richards in the MCU’s Fantastic Four movie?
There’s a lot to get through in this supposed leak.
However, the main thing here to take note of is that Krasinski won’t be returning as Reed Richards.
This is precisely what we were told about the movie’s casting.
We were told that Marvel was looking to cast relatively unknown and younger actors as the Fantastic Four.
It looks like the frontrunner for the role is Penn Badgley.
I also love the idea of casting Simon Baker as the movie’s main villain.
I’m a big fan of Simon Baker’s, and I would love to see him in the MCU.
I think he’d make a great villain!
What do you make of this news?
Are you looking forward to watching the MCU’s Fantastic Four movie?
Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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