Vanessa Kirby has long been rumored to play Sue Storm in the upcoming Fantastic Four reboot for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. When questioned about the casting during a recent premiere, the actress simply tells fans to ask Marvel.
For months, fans and journalists alike have been asking Vanessa Kirby about her potential involvement in the MCU’s Fantastic Four as Sue Storm. Luckily for all, the actress has been able to keep things playful and ambiguous despite being asked so often. Most recently, she was asked on the red carpet for Ridley Scott’s Napoleon, saying fans will have to ask Marvel about her role in the upcoming reboot:
It’s glad to see that Vanessa Kirby is in good spirits about the rumored casting as Sue Storm, even if she doesn’t end up playing the part. With Pedro Pascal expected to play Reed Richards, it’s likely news about the rest of the Fantastic Four reboot’s cast will be rolling out soon. Here’s to hoping Kirby lands the role in Marvel’s first family!
What we know about the Fantastic Four movie
The Fantastic Four reboot is expected to be a fresh take on the classic Marvel characters, with a new cast. Matt Shakman is directing the movie from a screenplay by Josh Friedman. It is currently scheduled to hit theaters in 2025.
John Krasinski played the Earth-838 variant of Reed Richards in Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, but his future as the character is currently in doubt. Krasinski’s wife Emily Blunt has said that she’s hopeful we’ll see the actor back as Richards for Fantastic Four.
Fantastic Four opens on May 2, 2025. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!