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‘The Fantastic Four’ Cast Revealed for Marvel Movie

Marvel Studios has found its Fantastic Four. Pedro Pascal, Vanessa Kirby, Ebon Moss-Bachrach and Joseph Quinn will star as the heroes in The Fantastic Four. Pascal was previously reported to star as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic in the feature, while the others had been heavily rumored in recent months. Kirby will star as Sue Storm/The Invisible […]

Jon Hamm “Would Love” a Role in the MCU: “I Hope I Get a Chance”

Jon Hamm is ready for his chance to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. During a recent interview with Screen Rant, the actor, who is a comic book fan himself, said he hopes Marvel Studios considers him for future X-Men and Fantastic Four projects. “I don’t know. Those decisions get made at such a high level […]

‘Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’ Director Matt Shakman on Leading a Second Film Franchise to TV and Those Exhausting ‘Fantastic Four’ Rumors

[This story contains mild spoilers for Monarch: Legacy of Monsters’s second episode, “Departure.”] It hadn’t occurred to Matt Shakman until now that Monarch: Legacy of Monsters and WandaVision both handed him a similar assignment. In each case, the sought-after director had to lead a successful film franchise into television for the first time and explore […]

‘Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania’ Director Peyton Reed Talks Scratching His ‘Fantastic Four’ Itch and Paying Tribute to ‘Back to the Future Part II’

20 years ago, Peyton Reed developed a 1960s-set Fantastic Four film at Fox that never quite came together, but now, with Reed’s third MCU movie, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, on the verge of release, he’s finally able to close the book on “The Four.” Reed is now tied with Jon Watts and James Gunn […]

Michael Kopsa, ‘X-Files,’ ‘Stargate SG-1’ Actor, Dies at 66

Michael Kopsa, a veteran of Canadian-shot TV series and movies like The X-Files, Highlander, Smallville and Fantastic Four, has died. He was 66. Kopsa died Sunday of complications from a brain tumor, his former wife, Lucia Frangione, announced on Twitter. “The great Michael Kopsa, my dear friend and the father of my child, Nora, passed […]

‘Fantastic Four’ Enlists Writing Team Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer

Earlier this month at D23, Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige confirmed that WandaVision director Matt Shakman will helm Fantastic Four, the studio’s take on the team that launched the Marvel Universe in the comics. Now there is word on who will pen the script. Writing duo Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer have boarded the project, The […]

“The Goal Was to Impress Myself”: Comics Painter Alex Ross on First Graphic Novel ‘Fantastic Four: Full Circle’ (Exclusive First Look)

Legendary comic artist Alex Ross returns to drawing long-form sequential art for the first time in over 15 years with Fantastic Four: Full Circle, out in September from Abrams ComicArts’ newly launched imprint, Marvel Arts. The book is marking several firsts. It’s the first time Ross, who gained fame with his groundbreaking 1990s comics miniseries […]

‘Fantastic Four’: ‘WandaVision’ Director Matt Shakman in Talks to Helm

Matt Shakman, the veteran TV director who ushered Marvel Studios into the age of television, is in early talks to make the jump to MCU features with Fantastic Four, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter. Shakman became a Marvel favorite with the Emmy-winning WandaVision, the first MCU series released for Disney+. He came up as a […]

Disney’s Profits From ‘Deadpool,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Safe, Judge Rules

Disney is no longer at risk of surrendering profits on two of its blockbusters — Guardians of the Galaxy and Deadpool — for using allegedly stolen VFX technology to animate CG characters. Conceding that he erred in a previous ruling clearing the way for trial over these films and exposing the company to massive damages, […]

‘Spider-Man’ Director Jon Watts to Helm Coming-of-Age ‘Star Wars’ Disney+ Series

Jon Watts is traveling to a galaxy far, far away. The Spider-Man trilogy director has created and will helm a new Star Wars series for Disney+, Vanity Fair reported in a Tuesday cover story about the sci-fi franchise’s upcoming offerings on the small screen. Still mostly under wraps, Watts’ series — “code name: Grammar Rodeo, […]

Abandoned ‘Fantastic Four’ Film Star Alex Hyde-White Talks Cherished Legacy and New “Force to Be Reckoned With” Reed Richards Actor

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  Alex Hyde-White feels fantastic. The film and television actor, whose career spans decades, has a number of projects in the works, including appearing in Jordan Peele’s highly anticipated Nope, and a memoir on the way this summer, titled In the Volume through Archway […]

Fantastic Four: A Complicated Cinematic Flashback — And Why Fans Are Elated for Group’s Future Following ‘Doctor Strange 2’

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]  Audiences haven’t even seen the actual team yet, but the sight of an alternate reality Reed Richards in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was a signal to fans that — finally — the Fantastic Four has made it under the protective […]