Marvel hints Fantastic Four in 1960s period piece & new universe
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Marvel hints Fantastic Four in 1960s period piece & new universe

Jun 26, 2024 1:24 PM

Marvel Studios' upcoming "The Fantastic Four" reboot, led by Kevin Feige, will be a 1960s period piece set in an alternate universe separate from the main MCU timeline. Feige confirmed this on the Official Marvel Podcast, revealing that the film stars Pedro Pascal as Reed Richards, Vanessa Kirby as Sue Storm, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as The Thing, and Joseph Quinn as Johnny Storm. Feige also mentioned that the film will start shooting on July 29, 2024, with a release date set for July 25, 2025. Directed by Matt Shackman of "WandaVision" fame, the movie aims to explore the iconic characters in a unique setting, with hints that the cityscape won't resemble 1960s New York as we know it. Supporting roles include John Malkovich, Ralph Ineson, Paul Walter Hauser, and Natasha Lyonne.

Who plays the main characters in the new Fantastic Four movie?

The main characters in the new Fantastic Four movie are played by Pedro Pascal (Reed Richards), Vanessa Kirby (Sue Storm), Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Thing), and Joseph Quinn (Johnny Storm).

Background Information: The Fantastic Four were first introduced by Marvel in 1961, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. They have inspired various adaptations in film and television, though with mixed success. This latest reboot aims to revitalize the team within the Marvel Cinematic Universe while offering a fresh take by setting it in the 1960s and an alternate universe. The inclusion of renowned director Matt Shackman, known for his work on "WandaVision," further lifts expectations for this anticipated release.

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