Marvel reportedly considering Pedro Pascal for Reed Richards role in upcoming Fantastic Four to restart. Sources of The Hollywood Reporter And Deadline indicate that negotiations with Pascal are underway, but that the final outcome is still uncertain, mainly due to scheduling issues.
While Slash movie reports that the Pascal deal is already done, Marvel Studios has yet to officially confirm these claims. News of Pascal’s involvement was first revealed by a Hollywood insider. Daniel Richtmann on his Patreon account.
What you need to know about Marvel’s Fantastic Four
Also known as Mr. Fantastic, Reed Richards is a central character in the Fantastic Four comics, known for his superhuman ability to stretch his body and his unparalleled genius in scientific research. In previous live-action adaptations, Reed was played by actors Ioan Gruffudd and Miles Teller.
THE Fantastic Four the characters were created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, with the team making their first appearance in a comic book in 1961. Previous Fantastic Four the films, while popular, were not well received by fans or critics, and Marvel Studios has an opportunity to right the wrongs of the past and deliver a feature film true to the spirit of the comics.
Director Matt Shakman is actively engaged in the pre-production phase of the Fantastic Four reboot at Pinewood Studios in England. The script for the Marvel Studios film was written by Josh Friedman, best known for his work on the 2005 film. War of the Worlds and the Apple TV+ series Foundation.
Fantastic Four opens May 2, 2025. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and be sure to subscribe on our YouTube channel for more content!