“The Mandalorian” headliner Pedro Pascal is in early talks to play Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic in Marvel Studios “Fantastic Four,” according to insiders with knowledge.
According to insiders, Pascal’s availability due to scheduling conflicts is a factor in whether he will ultimately take on the role.
Pascal currently stars in the hit HBO series “The Last of Us,” which has been renewed for a second season. He is also known for his lead role in Disney+’s “The Mandalorian.” Additionally, he is set to resume filming Sir Ridley Scott’s upcoming “Gladiator 2,” which was halted due to the recent actors strike. Pascal previously played the villain in “Wonder Woman 1984” and had a role in “Kingsman: The Golden Circle.”
Marvel had no comment.
The Marvel Studios film will be released on May 2, 2025.
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