Almost Confirmed: Adam Driver to Play Reed Richards in The Fantastic Four
The Fantastic Four reboot is taking shape, and it appears that Adam Driver has a pivotal role in the upcoming film. MyTimeToShineHello, a notable insider, has confirmed that the Star Wars sequel actor will play Reed Richards, also known as the Elongated Man or Mr. Fantastic, in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. While an official announcement is yet to come, it’s almost a done deal.
Casting for the patriarch of Marvel comics’ First Family is a crucial step towards the superheroes’ cinematic reboot. The actor vying for the role has caused considerable speculation, and while the news of Adam Driver’s casting has divided fans, it’s an exciting development. Driver’s acting career has been impressive, and his experience with Disney’s Star Wars franchise could make the leap to Marvel easier for him.
Despite Driver’s casting, the search for the actress to play Sue Storm, the Invisible Woman, continues. Fans eagerly anticipate the announcement as Marvel Studios focuses its attention on the movie.
Rumors continue to circulate about the actors Marvel Studios is looking to cast in the reboot. Margot Robbie has been floating around as a potential choice for the role of Sue Storm. Additionally, Paul Mescal, of Aftersun (96%) fame, was reportedly offered the role of the Human Torch. However, no official confirmation has been made as yet.
Matt Shakman directs The Fantastic Four reboot, with a release date set for February 14, 2025. The superhero family’s comeback is sure to delight fans and make the date even more special. Marvel Studios regaining rights to the franchise signals future adaptations on the big screen or television.