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Marvel’s “Fantastic Four” cast is revealed

<p>There’s good news for lovers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU): Marvel has revealed the new cast for the July 25, 2025, release of “Fantastic Four.”</p>
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<p>Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Ben Grimm/The Thing, Vanessa Kirby as Sue Storm/Invisible Woman, Joseph Quinn as Johnny Storm/Human Torch, and Pedro Pascal as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic are among the cast members.</p>
<p>The screenplay was written by Jeff Kaplan, Ian Springer, Josh Friedman, and Cameron Squires. Matt Shakman, who is well-known for his work on “Wanda Vision,” will be directing the movie.</p>
<p>The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Phase Six will include the forthcoming “Fantastic Four” movie. Marvel Studios is producing a superhero film series called Phase Six that stars Marvel Comics characters. This phase consists of all Marvel Studios projects that Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures is scheduled to distribute between mid-2025 and mid-2027.</p>
<p>“Thunderbolts,” a film directed by Jake Schreier and slated for release in May 2025, will open Phase Six.</p>
<p>Disney has rescheduled the release dates of Thunderbolts and The Fantastic Four. The new release date for “The Fantastic Four” is July 25, 2025, while the new release date for “Thunderbolts” is May 2, 2025.</p>
<p>This movie is a major reworking of Josh Trank’s 2015 “Fantastic Four,” which MCU fans reacted negatively to for the most part. Out of 263 reviews, it only received 9 good ones on Rotten Tomatoes.</p>