Emily Blunt Shuts Down ‘Fantastic Four’ Rumors: I Don’t Know If Superhero Movies Are for Me

Emily Blunt Shuts Down ‘Fantastic Four’ Rumors: I Don't Know If Superhero Movies Are for Me



Some dangerous information has are available in for Marvel followers hoping to see Emily Blunt in Fantastic Four. Over the previous few years, followers doing fantasy casting on-line have known as for Blunt to play Invisible Woman within the Fantastic Four reboot alongside her husband, John Krasinski, as Mister Fantastic. Following the reveal that the film can be closing out Phase Four of the MCU, new rumors surfaced that the real-life couple and A Quiet Place co-stars had been in talks for the venture.

To assist promote A Quiet Place Part II, Emily Blunt returned to The Howard Stern Show on Tuesday morning. With a lot chatter over her rumored Fantastic Four casting, the dialog finally made its means there throughout the interview. Wanting a transparent reply, Stern requested Blunt instantly if there was any reality to the rumors she and her husband had been eyed for Fantastic Four, and that is what the actress needed to say.

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“That is fan-casting. No one has received a phone call. That’s just people saying, ‘Wouldn’t that be great?'”

Stern then questioned if Blunt is “too good of an actress to really take that role seriously,” following up by asking if the entire style of superhero motion pictures was “beneath” her. While Blunt is a fan of Iron Man and was initially forged as Black Widow within the MCU, she claims that superhero motion pictures aren’t beneath her, however that she’s simply merely not into them.

“It’s not that it’s beneath me. I love Iron Man and when I got offered Black Widow I was obsessed with Iron Man. I wanted to work with Robert Downey Jr.-it would’ve been amazing … but I don’t know if superhero movies are for me. They’re not up my alley. I don’t like them. I really don’t… It’s been exhausted. We are inundated-it’s not only all the movies, it’s the endless TV shows as well. It’s not to say that I’d never want to play one, it would just have to be something so cool and like a really cool character, and then I’d be interested.”

If we’re studying between the strains right here, Blunt does not appear to be within the position of Invisible Woman. Just moments after dispelling the Fantastic Four rumors, the actress hints that she’s nonetheless ready for “a really cool character” to return alongside to assist persuade her to slide into the superhero style. It would appear that poor Sue Storm simply does not curiosity Blunt very a lot, however for somebody who’s actually not into superheroes, that is not precisely a shock.

The excellent news right here is that Krasinski has been far more open to probably becoming a member of the MCU with Fantastic Four. Last yr, the Jack Ryan star spoke about his potential casting as Reed Richards within the film in an interview with ComicBook.com. At the time, Krasinski mentioned he’d be up for the half and added that he was flattered that so many followers need to see it occur as properly.

“I would love to do it,” he mentioned. “I think to be a part of the Marvel world would be amazing anyway, and the fact that people would even consider me for that level of a part would be amazing. I genuinely have had no conversations or don’t know anything that’s happening with that. I’m awaiting [Kevin Feige’s] announcements of what the hell’s happening with that as much as you are.”

Hopefully, we’ll all discover out quickly sufficient who will get forged in Fantastic Four so the hypothesis can lastly finish. In the meantime, Blunt will be seen in A Quiet Place Part II, which releases in theaters on May 28. The film will stream on Paramount+ as properly 45 days after its premiere. This information involves us from The Howard Stern Show. Amazing artwork above by the notorious BossLogic.

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