Natasha Lyonne to join Marvel Universe in ‘Fantastic Four’

Natasha Lyonne at the 2024 Producers Guild Awards at the Dolby Theatre. LOS ANGELES^ USA. February 25^ 2024

Deadline reports that Natasha Lyonne has been cast in the forthcoming Marvel Studios film ‘Fantastic Four,’ signing on in an undisclosed role.

The Hollywood Reporter confirms that Matt Shakman is directing the high-profile Disney project, set to begin filming mid-summer in England ahead of its planned release date of July 25, 2025. Plot details are also being kept under wraps, along with Lyonne’s character details.

The Fantastic Four will star Pedro Pascal as scientist Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Vanessa Kirby as Sue Storm/Invisible Woman, Joseph Quinn as Johnny Storm/Human Torch, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Richards’ pal Ben Grimm/The Thing. The cast also includes Julia Garner as a female Silver Surfer, in addition to unannounced roles for Paul Walter-Hauser and John Malkovich.  In addition, British actor Ralph Ineson, known for his role in the Harry Potter films, is set to play The Fantastic Four’s primary antagonist, Galactus.

Lyonne’s recent credits include ‘Poker Face’ and ‘Russian Doll,’ and she is set to appear in Taika Waititi’s forthcoming Sony feature Klara and the Sun alongside Jenna Ortega and Amy Adams.

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