Marvel Studios announces cast of 'The Fantastic Four' film

ByCarson Blackwelder, GMA ABCNews logo
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Marvel announces cast of 'The Fantastic Four'
Marvel Studios' cast of "The Fantastic Four" has been announced. The movie will star Pedro Pascal, Vanessa Kirby, Ebon Moss-Bachrach and Joseph Quinn.

In a Valentine's Day surprise, Marvel Studios announced the cast and release date for "The Fantastic Four."

Everyone's favorite internet boyfriend Pedro Pascal will play Reed Richards/Mister Fantastic, "Mission: Impossible" actress Vanessa Kirby will play Sue Storm/Invisible Woman, "The Bear" actor Ebon Moss-Bachrach will play Ben Grimm/The Thing and "Stranger Things" actor Joseph Quinn will play Johnny Storm/Human Torch.

Marvel Studios shared the news with a poster showcasing the characters with the actors' faces -- with Moss-Bachrach's Ben Grimm pictured in a photo behind The Thing's rocky build.

"Happy Valentine's Day from Marvel's First Family!" the social media post reads, also revealing the film will arrive in theaters on July 25, 2025.

The Fantastic Four characters, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, have previously been depicted on the big screen in two notable iterations.

Pedro Pascal, Vanessa Kirby, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, and Joseph Quinn
Pedro Pascal, Vanessa Kirby, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, and Joseph Quinn
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The first iteration, featured in films released in 2005 and 2007, included actors Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Michael Chiklis and the MCU's eventual Steve Rogers/Captain America, Chris Evans.

The second, featured in the 2015 film "Fantastic Four" (also styled "FANT4STIC") included Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Michael B. Jordan, who would go on to play Killmonger in the MCU's "Black Panther" film.

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