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Matt Smith Rumored For Reed Richards In Fantastic Four | Barside Buzz

In a recent interview actor Paul Walter Hauser admits that poor previous versions gave him doubts about joining The Fantastic Four reboot.

Amidst the anticipation surrounding Marvel’s upcoming Fantastic Four movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), rumors are circulating that British actor Matt Smith might be the chosen one to portray Reed Richards, better known as Mister Fantastic. Movie scooper Daniel Richtman, as reported by, claims that Smith received an offer for the role shortly before the commencement of the SAG-AFTRA strike. However, with the strike causing a pause in pre-production, the casting process has been temporarily put on hold, leaving fans in suspense about whether Smith accepted the coveted part.

Smith, well-known for his previous roles in “Doctor Who” and “The Crown,” had also played a significant role in Morbius, adding to his impressive resume. Nevertheless, he is just one among several actors rumored to be considered for the portrayal of Reed Richards in the highly anticipated Fantastic Four film.

While this exciting news has already set social media abuzz with discussions and speculations, it’s essential to approach the information with caution. The uncertainty surrounding the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike, combined with Marvel Studios’ penchant for keeping casting decisions under wraps, makes the situation all the more enigmatic.

As fans eagerly await further updates and an official announcement from Marvel Studios, it’s evident that the choice for Reed Richards is one of the most crucial casting decisions for the Fantastic Four movie. As the charismatic leader of the superhero team, Mister Fantastic’s portrayal requires an actor who can effectively embody intelligence, leadership, and scientific expertise.

Ever since Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige announced the inclusion of the Fantastic Four in the MCU during the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con, fans have been eager to see their favorite superhero team make their grand entrance into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The introduction of the Fantastic Four and other iconic characters, such as the X-Men, has promised an exciting future for the MCU.

While fans await the resolution of the SAG-AFTRA strike and the official confirmation of casting decisions, the rumors about Matt Smith stepping into the role of Reed Richards have certainly added to the mounting anticipation for the Fantastic Four film. With the potential to reshape the superhero landscape, this upcoming movie will undoubtedly be a landmark moment for the MCU.

As the rumor mill continues to churn, and the world eagerly anticipates the day the Fantastic Four assemble in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fans and movie enthusiasts remain on the edge of their seats, eagerly awaiting further developments. Until an official announcement is made, the excitement surrounding the potential casting of Matt Smith remains the subject of heated discussions and fervent speculation across social media platforms.

Source: ComicBookMovie

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