The reboot of The Fantastic Four from the director Matt Shakman (Wandavision), you've already found your Silver Surfer.

According to reports from Deadline, the Marvel Studios project signed Julia Garner (Ozark) to play a version of the classic character.

The character Silver Surfer was introduced in Fantastic Four No. 48 as the herald of Galactus, a planet-devouring entity, although that version of the Surfer was an alien astronomer known as Norrin Radd. Garner will reportedly play a different surfer known as Shalla-Bal, who was Norrin Radd's lover..

Garner joins a leading cast announced last February, made up of Peter Pascal (The Last of Us) como Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic, Vanessa Kirby (Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning) como Sue Storm aka the Invisible Woman, Joseph Quinn (Stranger Things) como Johnny Storm aka the Human Torch, y Ebon Moss-Bachrach (The Bear) como Ben Grimm aka The Thing.

The restart of The Fantastic Four has a script Josh Friedman (War of the Worlds, Avatar: The Way of Water), Jeff Kaplan (The Last of the Great Romantics), Ian Springer (The Last of the Great Romantics) y Eric Pearson (Black Widow, Thor: Ragnarok).

It is believed that the reboot will set its plot in the 1960s, a time when writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby first introduced the Fantastic Four, the super team that launched the Marvel Universe in comics.

Garner is a three-time Emmy winner for her performance as Ruth Langmore on the series Ozark from Netflix. Additionally, she received an Emmy nomination for Inventing Anna. In 2019 she starred in the feature film The Assistant. He also had appearances in the series The  Americans, Maniac, Modern Lovey Dirty John. Next year we will see her in the movie The Wolf Man from Blumhouse and Universal Pictures.

The Fantastic Four, created by Jack Kirby and Stan Lee in 1961, are a family of astronauts who, after being exposed to cosmic rays during a mission to outer space, gain superhero powers. Thing (Ben Grimm) is actually a former college football star, Reed's college roommate, and an expert pilot.

The project marks a reboot for Kevin Feige's Marvel Studios, after 20th Century Fox was acquired by Disney in 2019. Previously, Fox had made three films about Fantastic Fourthe first and second released theatrically in 2005 and 2007, respectively, were a box office success, collecting more than $635 million at the global box office, while the 2015 reboot, directed by Josh Singer, failed at the box office with $167.8 million in revenue. the global box office.

Fantastic Four will be released in theaters on July 25, 2025.


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