Why Emily Blunt May Not Join John Krasinski within the MCU’s ‘Fantastic Four’ According to Insider Reports

by Jeremy Spirogis
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski

With the Fox/Disney merger inserting the X-Men and the Fantastic Four underneath Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe umbrella, it’s solely a matter of time till Reed Richards, Sue Storm, the Human Torch, and the Thing make their approach into the Avengers panorama. 

As for the chief of the household of explorers — Mr. Fantastic — MCU followers have been pushing for John Krasinski to tackle the character for the reason that starting of time. Multiple retailers — BGR, MovieNet, Screen Rant and extra — have all just lately reported {that a} assembly between the studio and the actor-director-writer has already taken place. While such casting would positively be in service of fan satisfaction, his presence would solely present half of the specified equation. 

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski
Actors Emily Blunt and John Krasinski attend the 18th Annual Critics’ Choice Movie Awards | Christopher Polk/Getty Images for BFCA

Many MCU fans observe that his spouse, Emily Blunt, would make the right Invisible Woman. Yet, does the actress behind Mary Poppins Returns, A Quiet Place, and The Devil Wears Prada want to be a part of the MCU? According to Marvel and DC Insider Mikey Sutton, Emily Blunt is hesitant to signal the dotted line. Let’s get into the data presently out there surrounding Emily Bunt and Invisible Woman. 

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Does Emily Blunt want to play Invisible Woman within the MCU throughout from husband, John Krasinski? 

Marvel and DC Insider Mikey Sutton took to Geekosity: All Things Pop Culture to relay the information surrounding John Krasinski and the Fantastic Four. And whereas the scenario appears optimistic for the Jack Ryan actor, Emily Blunt’s involvement reportedly stays “up in the air.” Sutton famous why, explaining: 

As for his actress spouse Emily Blunt, who’d make the right Invisible Woman, that’s nonetheless up within the air as she apparently isn’t fascinated with a what a prolonged contract that might be.  

Mikey Sutton

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According to Sutton’s intel, Emily Blunt stays hesitant given the truth that Marvel contracts usually span a number of movies — about six — and one may theoretically develop uninterested in enjoying the identical character movie after movie (for years on finish), which inevitably may result in a phoned-in efficiency.

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Emily Blunt stays a sizzling commodity in Hollywood; that means, she doesn’t want a Marvel film to spice up her profession or stay related; she will be able to proceed to take main roles in single motion pictures with out ever delving into the franchise (if she so decides). However, Sutton goes onto observe that, whereas she stays not sure, the studio has religion that the ultimate final result will work in its favor. Sutton stated: 

Nevertheless, sources instructed me that there’s a powerful likelihood Blunt will probably be  solid with Krasinski being “just about a positive factor.


Here’s to hoping each Emily Blunt and John Krasinski seem within the MCU as Sue Storm and Reed Richards. Seeing the real-life couple take their romance onto the silver display screen can be fairly amusing; it goes with out saying that they boast the chemistry essential to convincingly painting the characters — and the romantic arc integral to the Fantastic Four narrative.

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