The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) is set to get a reboot of the Fantastic Four franchise, and fans are eagerly awaiting the release of the new movie. The Fantastic Four have been a part of the Marvel universe since 1961, and the new movie is sure to bring a fresh take on the classic superhero team. Here’s what we know about the upcoming MCU reboot of the Fantastic Four.
The movie will be directed by Jon Watts, who is best known for his work on the Spider-Man: Homecoming and Far From Home movies. The script is being written by Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse writers, Phil Lord and Chris Miller. The cast of the movie is yet to be announced, but it is rumored that the Fantastic Four will be played by actors of color.
The movie is expected to be set in the present day, and will focus on the origin story of the Fantastic Four. It is rumored that the movie will feature a younger version of the team, and will explore their relationships with each other. It is also expected that the movie will feature some of the classic villains from the comics, such as Doctor Doom and Galactus.
The movie is expected to be released in 2021, and is sure to be a hit with fans of the Marvel universe. With a talented director and writers, and a diverse cast, the Fantastic Four reboot is sure to be an exciting addition to the MCU. We can’t wait to see what the movie has in store for us!
It’s been 15 years since we last saw the Fantastic Four grace the silver screen. But that’s all changing soon with Disney’s upcoming MCU reboot of the beloved Marvel franchise. We’ve been getting bits and pieces of information about the film over the last few months, so here’s a look at what we know so far.
The new film will be directed by Jonathan Levine and written by Lupita Nyong’o’s brother, Jack Grimsely, with Nyong’o also set to join the cast. It is said to be a lighter take on the classic heroes, exploring relationships between family members and the trials of growing up.
In terms of casting, rising star Shameik Moore has been cast as the iconic character of Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, while Kata Mara will star as Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman, Timothee Chalamet as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch, and casting newcomer Jamie Bell in the role of Ben Grimm/The Thing.
Pitched as an “epic sci-fi action adventure”, this film is said to focus on the classic themes and relationships of the characters, while also building on the universal themes of “identity” and “belonging” that have always been a part of the Fantastic Four universe.
At this time, there isn’t much information about the plot or when exactly we can expect this movie to hit theaters, which has only added to the anticipation fans already have for the MCU’s continued expansion. All we can say for sure is that Marvel is bringing us a fantastic new take on a beloved franchise, and it’s sure to be a hit.