Following rumors about Adam Driver’s assembly with Marvel Studios, followers need the Star Wars actor to play Dr. Doom within the MCU’s Fantastic Four reboot.
Marvel Cinematic Universe followers wish to see Adam Driver play the brand new Doctor Doom in Marvel Studios’ Fantastic Four reboot.
Following rumors regarding the Star Wars actor’s assembly with Marvel execs about an undisclosed position within the highly-anticipated movie, MCU followers swarmed on social media to voice their help for Driver as the enduring Marvel supervillain. Much of the followers’ approval of Driver is predicated on his critically-acclaimed efficiency as Kylo Ren within the Star Wars sequel trilogy they usually can see the actor don Victor Von Doom’s iron masks.
Doctor Doom has made a number of live-action appearances. He was first portrayed by Joseph Culp in Roger Corman’s unreleased Fantastic Four film in 1994 which was made on a shoestring price range for producer Bernd Eichinger to carry onto the movie rights for Marvel’s first household. Nip/Tuck actor Julian McMahon performed Doom in Fox’s critically combined Fantastic Four in 2005 and its sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer in 2007. Lastly, Rise of the Planet of the Apes actor Toby Kebbell performed Doom as an anti-social laptop professional in Josh Trank’s notorious 2015 reboot.
In 2017, Legion showrunner Noah Hawley introduced he was creating a Doctor Doom solo film at Fox unrelated to any earlier Fantastic Four incarnation. Despite a accomplished script, the undertaking stalled in 2019 after the Walt Disney Company acquired Fox. Hawley continued to specific curiosity in adapting the script if Marvel Studios ever reached out to him. “The phone hasn’t rung,” Hawley mentioned. “I love the script and what I did with it. Marvel seems to have a plan for everything, it would be great if I fell into that plan.”
Who Could Join the Fantastic Four?
While Marvel Studios has not confirmed talks with Driver about Fantastic Four, casting rumors have been rampant since WandaVision director Matt Shakman took over the MCU reboot from Spider-Man: No Way Home director Jon Watts.
MCU followers are nonetheless interested by John Krasinski reprising his Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic from Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness. Other in style fan-casting decisions embody You‘s Penn Badgley, It’s Always Sunny‘s Glenn Howerton and, following reviews of discussions, Lucifer‘s Tom Ellis. As for Sue Storm/Invisible Woman, names embody Killing Eve‘s Jodie Comer and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel‘s Rachel Brosnahan.
Directed by Shakman and written by Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer, Fantastic Four hits theaters on Feb. 14, 2025.