NEWSBy Geoff Borgonia January 12, 2022RUMOR: Adam Driver is frontrunner for MCU Reed Richards
Marvel Studios is close to signing Adam Driver for the role of Reed Richards in the MCU Fantastic Four reboot, according to industry rumors.
After Matt Shakman (WandaVision) was confirmed to be directing the movie, development for the Fantastic Four is being fast-tracked.
Sources close to the Fantastic Four production have designated Driver as Marvel Studios' "top choice of actors" to play Richards.
In October 2022, rumors online alleged that the Star Wars star met with the top brass of Marvel Studios.
Other roles that were speculated for Adam Driver included Doctor Doom, Dan Ketch/Ghost Rider, the Silver Surfer, and Tony Stark’s sibling Arno Stark (aka Iron Man 2020).
The Marvel Studios film reboot of the Fantastic Four is targeted to hit theaters on February 14, 2025.
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