Fantastic Four updates; MCU’s casting strategy for John Krasinski’s Replacement as Mr. Fantastic?
John Krasinski made his MCU debut by essaying the role of Mister Fantastic in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. However, as the rumors of Marvel Studio planning to replace Krasinski has circulated fans are wondering who will play the role of Reed Richards in the upcoming Fantastic Four movie in 2025. Krasinksi has also confirmed that he has not been contacted by Marvel Studios to make his MCU return in the 2025 Fantastic Four Movie.
Now during all these speculations, insider Jeff Sneider has revealed that MCU is planning to cast older actors to play the role of Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards) and the Invisible Woman (Sue). According to the insider, the studio plans to introduce Richards and Sue as parents. The insider also revealed that Marvel Studios is looking for an actress in the 30 to 35 age range to play Sue and they will follow the same logic to cast an older actor to play Reed Richards.
Whether the couple has become parents to both their children- Franklin and Valeria is unknown at the moment but the casting decision will base on this key detail for the 2025 Fantastic Four movie.