Sam Raimi explains that the idea of hiring John Krasinski for Reed Richards came from Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige.
It is available on Disney + and for purchasing on digital platforms Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessthe sequel dedicated to the adventures of the Master of the Mystical Arts played by Benedict Cumberbatchproduced by Marvel Studios and directed by the legendary Sam Raimiwhich sees the return of Elizabeth Olsen in the role of Wanda Maximoff in a story closely related to the events narrated in the series WandaVision.
With the release of the film on Disney + and major digital stores, viewers were able to hear the audio commentary on the film by Sam Raimi, Michael Waldron And Richie Palmerrespectively director, screenwriter and producer of the same.
At the entrance to the scene of Reed Richards alias Mister Fantasticinterpreted by John Krasinski, the three took the opportunity to tell some curiosities about the character. The director, in particular, explained how the actor was chosen thanks to the strong desire of the public and the fan castings that have followed one another online for years.
Specifically, the idea came from Kevin Feige, the president of Marvel Studios, who is a huge fan
It’s funny that Kevin [Feige] decided to hire John [Krasinski] because it was the fans dream for the perfect Reed Richards. And, as this is an alternate universe, I think Kevin said, ‘Let’s make that dream come true.’ I have always appreciated all of his works.