No! Fans Sing in Unison to Discard Dev Patel Taking up the Mantle of Reed Richards in MCU’s ‘Fantastic Four’

Published 02/03/2023, 9:30 AM EST

Following his role in the teen drama series Skins, Dev Patel paved his path to stardom in Hollywood. Soon after that, the British star received a BAFTA nomination for playing the lead role of Jamal Malik in Danny Boyle’s drama Slumdog Millionaire. Needless to say, this talented actor has proven himself in the entertainment world with numerous excellent performances.

In 2016, he garnered widespread critical acclaim for his Academy Awards-worthy role in the biographical drama Lion. Seeing his varied and eclectic choices of roles, many believe that Patel is ready to take on something more intense now. However, Marvel fans have different views about it as they don’t approve of him joining the superhero team in MCU.

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Fans don’t think Dev Patel is fit to play Reed Richards in the Fantastic Four 

In a new post shared by Fandom Wire on Twitter, they asked fans to put in their opinions on whether they would like Dev Patel to play Reed Richards. Since rumors have been circulating on the internet that The Green Knight star is the top choice for this role.

In their response to the tweet, fans showed their disagreement with the rumors, saying he is not the right fit. This debate has been going on for a long time and there are several great actors in line. For instance, Reed Richards became a hot topic after John Krasinski starred in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

According to Hollywood Insider, there are five top candidates who will be perfect to portray this clever MCU character. Apart from Krasinski, it includes Will Smith, Henry Cavill, Colin Farrell, and Lee Byung-hun. Now let’s see what is the reason behind fans not allowing this talented artist to be a part of MCU’s legacy.

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Shikha Arya

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Shikha Arya is an entertainment writer at Netflix Junkie. She is a hardcore fan of Hollywood Dreamy Cinema and loves to watch contemporary series and movies like Stranger Things, A Perfect Pairing, and Tall Girl, among others. Other than writing her hobbies include reading novels, cycling, and mindfulness.

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