Marvel is still in full readjustment of its cinematic universe but some things are still in the plans, like the Fantastic Four movie. Now it seems that Pedro Pascal would be very close to getting the starting role of that film.
The Chilean actor is enjoying a moment of very high popularity for his roles in series such as The Mandalorian and The Last Of Us. QIt seems that Pascal could use this catalog add a key role in the Marvel universe.
Pascal is the actor closest to signing with the studio to be Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantasticthe leader of the Marvel’s first family. Specialized portals such as Deadline and The Hollywood Reporter indicate that, although there is no signed contract, The star is very close to landing the role.
Portal sources indicate that They are still working out the actor’s schedule so he can film the film. Pascal has plans to film the Gladiator sequel the second season of The Last Of Us and put your voice to the fourth of The Mandalorian.
The plan is for filming to begin in early 2024. Matt Shakman will be in charge of directing the film.
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