Emily Blunt thinks her husband John Krasinski could reprise the role of Reed Richards in the Fantastic 4 movie amid recast rumors

Emily Blunt hinted that Office The star and her husband John Krasinski could play Mister Fantastic again in the MCU. The actor was last seen as Reed Richards aka Mister Fantastic in Doctor Strange 2, where the character did not have a very good fate. Following this, director Sam Raimi himself reported that it was the Reed Richards of a parallel dimension and was made primarily for fan service. This gave rise to several rumors about who would play the character in the main universe.

Emily Blunt has denied claims that her husband will play Mr. Fantastic in Doctor Strange 2
Emily Blunt

John Krasinski’s Mister Fantastic was undoubtedly a dream come true for many MCU fans. But neither the studio nor the actor himself revealed anything about his return. In the midst of it all, Emily Blunt’s words give some hope.

Emily Blunt believes in the return of John Krasinski

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John Krasinski as Reed Richards

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The Mister Fantastic embodied by John Krasinski did not know a very good fate in Doctor Strange: Into the Multiverse of Madness. The character met a brutal death when Wanda Maximoff shredded him into spaghetti. But that was the Earth-838 version, so the main universe Reed Richards has yet to be seen.

Recently, in an interview at the London Film Festival, Emily Blunt hinted that all the recast rumors are a hoax. She said she was very happy when her husband got the role as even Krasinski was a big fan of the superhero verse.

“I was really happy for him because I think he’s a huge fan. And I get why it’s such a fiery, passionate religion for people. It’s a big part of our cinematic history now. He was so delighted.

Also, when the interviewer told her that everyone was hoping to see him again, she gave a very smart response.

Interviewer: “Well, I think everyone else was too, hoping we can see him again.

“Blunt: “Yeah? Well, I hope so. I hope. We never know.”

This is not a concrete answer and can mean many things. It may also be the truth that she may not know the truth either, but the fandom is still hoping that John Krasinski could also be the next Reed Richards. Fantastic 4 film.

Also Read: I Played Him As A Supervillain’: John Krasinski Reveals Why He Agreed To Play Reed Richards In Doctor Strange 2

The other players in the race for the title of Mister Fantastic

Penn Badgley Rumored to Play Reed Richards
Penn Badgley

Shortly after Sam Raimi hinted that John Krasinski’s appearance was limited to fan service only, reports began to surface that the YOU star Penn Badgley can win the role. Even fans found it very intriguing as Penn Badgley’s performance was highly praised in YOU. But according to some rumors, we would also have another competitor in the race, Tom Ellis.

Tom Ellis
Tom Ellis

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Tom Ellis stars in the hugely popular Lucifer series, and many reports believe he is the next Reed Richards. On top of that, Emily Blunt’s interview added another angle that even the Jack Ryan star can reprise the role. So we can’t do anything but wait to find out who will be leading the Fantastic 4 team in the next film.

Fantastic 4 is set for release on February 14, 2025, while Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness can stream on Disney+

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