‘There aren’t any discussions at all’: Doctor Strange 2 Star John Krasinski Confirms He’s Not Returning as Mr. Fantastic in ‘Avengers: Secret Wars’

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John Krasinski’s portrayal as Mister Fantastic in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness took fans by surprise when they first saw him. He had been on top of the fans’ fan-cast for the superhero and did not expect the Marvel Cinematic Universe to actually go through with it. His cameo had been kept secret for a long time up until the movie was actually released.

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John Krasinski as Mister Fantastic

Krasinski’s character being part of the Illuminati had been a rumor flying around much before the movie came out, however, when the actor showed up in the blue suit, cheers escalated throughout theatres for him. Even though he was blown into ribbons by the Scarlet Witch, fans were more than eager to know if he’ll be returning as the character or not.

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John Krasinski Is Unsure About His Return As Reed Richards

Reed Richards is one of the smartest minds in both the MCU and the comics. the Fantastic Four reboot movie has already been announced and the concept art of the same has been prepared as well. Although, John Krasinski’s role hadn’t been appreciated as much, with fans stating that perhaps he could have put in more effort for the role. Now when asked about whether or not, the actor seems to be just as unsure.

John Krasinski as Mister Fantastic in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

“Kevin Feige called and said would you ever fly to L.A. and play in our sandbox for a day? I was honored to do it. I flew right from Budapest when we wrapped and went right to the ‘Doctor Strange’ set. I’m a big fan of all those characters and that world, so to get to play in that sandbox for one day was a real thrill.”

The actor has not been approached again up play Mister Fantastic, but he is more than happy that he got to play the character in the first place. The cameo became special for him and he was more than honored to be a part of it.

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Fantastic Four’s Reboot Is Taking Its Own Time

The movie will be directed by Matt Shakman, who also directed WandaVision. It was initially supposed to be directed by Jon Watts, however, he wanted to take a break for big-scale projects after filming Spider-Man: No Way Home. 

John Krasinski as Mister Fantastic

The opening up of the multiverse has opened multiple opportunities for the story to start from anywhere the MCU finds convenient. Even though the cast hasn’t been announced, the audience has been waiting patiently for the super family to get their own big movie.

Fantastic Four will release in theatres on 14th February 2025.


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Source: The Wrap

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