‘Seriously, What Have You Heard?’: John Krasinski Addresses Rumors of Wife Emily Blunt Co-starring as Sue Storm in MCU’s New Fantastic Four Movie

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John Krasinski has been in the eyes of the public ever since he played the role of Jim Halpert in the world-famous sitcom The Office. The actor also played several characters before finding success in his directed and acted film A Quiet Place. A rumor made its way around the internet that John Krasinksi along with his wife Emily Blunt will portray the role of Mr. Fantastic and Sue Storm respectively. Here’s the actor’s response to these rumors.

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John Krasinski as Earth-838's Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022).
John Krasinski as Earth-838’s Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022).

John Krasinksi and wife Emily Blunt to lead the movie?

John Krasinksi and Mr. Fantastic do look alike! (with some tweaks, of course)
John Krasinksi and Mr. Fantastic do look alike! (with some tweaks, of course)

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Fans are going abuzz with the announcement of the movies in Hall H at the San Diego Comic-Con 2022. One of the posters seen was that of a reboot or a sequel to the Fantastic Four franchise. Announced at the SDCC, the Fantastic Four will be part of Phase 6 of the Marvel lineup.

The people loved John Krasinski’s appearance as Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. However, Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios had publicly announced that John Krasinki’s role was just for fan servicing and nothing was confirmed for the fate of Mr. Fantastic, the people still want A Quiet Place actor to take up the mantle and play the role of the leader of Fantastic Four again.

Not only him, but it seems his wife Emily Blunt is also dragged into the mess of the movie stars as the people want her to play the lead role of Sue Storm along with her husband John Krasinski as Reed Richards in the upcoming movie. Here’s what the actor had to say when he found out about these rumors.

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John Krasinksi addressed these rumors in front of live television!

Emily Blunt along with John Krasinski at the premiere of A Quiet Place Part II (2020).
Emily Blunt along with John Krasinski at the premiere of A Quiet Place Part II (2020).

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Speaking with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, the host asked him several questions regarding the secret identity of his characters in the MCU, and here’s what the actor had to say:

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“Fallon: And there’s also a rumor that your wife, Emily Blunt, would play Sue Storm.

Krasinski: Oh!

Fallon: You think? Do you think?!

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Krasinski: Jimmy, I’m gonna tell you on your show, it’s… (fakes death)

Fallon: Oh my god! Someone killed him right now, can we get him a medic? That’s acting right there!

Krasinski: No, it’s actually a Marvel dart. That’s a Marvel dart, there’s a guy walking around.”

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As expected from John Krasinksi, the actor never fails to amuse us. Faking a hilarious death because of potential spoilers, the actor once again left us with nothing but wonderment.

Fantastic Four will release on 8th November 2024 across theaters around the globe and will kick off Phase 6 of the MCU.

Source: The Direct

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Written by Visarg Acharya

Articles Published: 2013

Visarg Acharya, Associate Content Writer, has been heavily involved in movies, series, and history. Having an experience of 2 years in the field of content writing, Visarg is a seasoned writer. Having a degree in Physics, Visarg Acharya has published a dissertation alongside a plethora of poems and short stories along the way.