Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer will write the screenplay for the Marvel studios adaptation film Fantastic Four. It’s all part of Phase 6 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Matt Shakman will direct the film. Kevin Feige will produce the film, as he has throughout the different phases of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Feige confirmed Shakman’s involvement with the film at Disney’s D23 event. They are currently casting for the film, which will kick off phase 6. Kaplan, Springer, and Shakman are working together to combine their creative outlooks on Fantastic Four. Disney has been wanting to make this film since before they acquired Fox. November 8, 2024, is the planned release date for the Marvel Studios adaptation film. Avengers movies: Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Avengers: Secret Wars will follow it. Kaplan and Springer know that fans have high expectations for Fantastic Four.
Fans Are in for More Surprises with “Fantastic Four” in Phase 6
John Krasinski was the latest actor to play Mr. Fantastic in the film Dr. Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. There is no official word on whether or not Krasinski will be cast as Reed Richards for the Marvel Studios adaptation film. Ioan Gruffud played that role in the 2005 and 2007 films. Miles Teller played it in the 2015 reboot film. The reboot did not do as well as its predecessor. Now it’s up to Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer to continue the heroes’ legacy with the upcoming Fantastic Four. The Marvel Studios adaptation film will integrate the team into Phase 6. Phase 5 will bring fans Ant-Man and The Wasp: Quantumania, Secret Invasion, and Loki Season 2. Phase 5 hasn’t even started yet, so Phase 6 is a long way away.
There is no clear event that this all will lead up to. The Marvel Studios adaptation film of the Fantastic Four that Kaplan and Springer are writing could shed some light.