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Fantastic Four
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Director: Jon Watts
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Fantastic Four is an upcoming film and the thirty-fourth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the final film of Phase Four.


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  • To-be-confirmed actor as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic
  • To-be-confirmed actress as Sue Storm/Invisible Woman
  • To-be-confirmed actor as Johnny Storm/Human Torch
  • To-be-confirmed actor as Ben Grimm/The Thing

Production History

On December 14, 2017, The Walt Disney Company announced plans to acquire 21st Century Fox. The acquisition would provide Disney with the opportunity to reunite the X-Men, Fantastic Four, and Deadpool with the Marvel family under one roof. The deal was completed on March 20, 2019.

On July 20, 2019, at San Diego Comic Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed that numerous projects, including a Fantastic Four reboot were in development.

On December 10, 2020, at the Disney Investors Day event, Kevin Feige revealed that a Fantastic Four film was in the works, with Spider-Man director Jon Watts set to direct.


  • A sequel to the 2015 film Fantastic Four was planned to be released, but was cancelled after its failure at the box office.
  • Matthew Vaughn who produced Fantastic Four expressed interest in directing a new version of Fantastic Four himself as an apology saying, "One of my favorites is the Fantastic Four, so maybe one day I'll try and rectify the mistake."
  • Tommy Wiseau, Joss Whedon and Peyton Reed were considered to direct the film.
  • Due to his work on Pixar's The Incredibles, fans wanted Brad Bird to direct the film.
  • Chris Rock made a campaign for J.J. Abrams to direct the film.
  • Peyton Reed who directed Ant-Man and its sequels Ant-Man and the Wasp and Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, who at one point was going to direct Fantastic Four, expressed interest in directing the reboot.
  • This will be the fourth Fantastic Four film to be released in theaters and the fifth film overall.
  • Marvel Studios regained the film rights to Fantastic Four after Disney bought most of 21st Century Fox's film and TV assets, including franchises.
  • Kevin Feige announced that a Fantastic Four reboot which will be set in the MCU.
  • John Krasinski has wanted to play Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic after seeing a fanart of himself as the character along with his wife Emily Blunt as Susan Storm/Invisible Woman.
  • Grant Anstine campaigned for the role of Johnny Storm/Human Torch.
  • Dylan Sprouse wants to play Johnny Storm/Human Torch.
  • Jaime King and Sunny Mabrey have both expressed in playing Sue Storm (The Invisible Woman).
  • Marvel fans have been campaigning for years to have John Krasinski and Emily Blunt play Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic and Susan Storm/Invisible Woman, as they are married in real life and already have solid power couple chemistry onscreen. Krasinski has reportedly wanted to play Mister Fantastic after seeing a fanart of he and his wife as the characters, but in an interview with Blunt, she claimed that Marvel Studios have not contacted either of them about Fantastic 4. Even if they did, she is not a fan of superhero films. Fans have also campaigned to have Zac Efron play Johnny Storm/Human Torch.


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