‘Spider-Man’ director Jon Watts quits Marvel’s ‘Fantastic Four’

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According to multiple media reports, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” director Jon Watts has resigned as director of the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of “Fantastic Four”.

'Spider-Man' director Jon Watts quits Marvel's 'Fantastic Four'

The Marvel Cinematic Universe version of “Fantastic Four” was announced in December 2020, but Jon Watts has been busy filming and promoting “Spider-Man: No Way Home” for the past two years.

Although fans have been speculating about the cast, Marvel has not released the progress. I did not expect that the official news will be changed after 2 years.

'Spider-Man' director Jon Watts quits Marvel's 'Fantastic Four'

Fans guess the new lineup

“Making three Spider-Man films has been an amazing and life-changing experience for me,” Jon Watts said in a statement. “I am forever grateful to have been a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe for seven years. .I hope we can work together again and I can’t wait to see a fantastic ‘Fantastic Four’ come to the big screen.”

'Spider-Man' director Jon Watts quits Marvel's 'Fantastic Four'

Marvel Cinematic Universe “Fantastic Four”

“Working with Jon Watts on the ‘Spider-Man’ movie was a real joy,” said Marvel Studios CEO Kevin Feige and co-president Louis D’Esposito. “We’ve been looking forward to working with him to bring ‘Fantastic Four’ to the MCU, but understand his reasons for leaving. We’re optimistic that at some point in the future, we’ll have the opportunity to work together again.”

The “Fantastic Four” manga was born in 1961, and a total of 4 different movies were produced in the 1990s and 21st century.

'Spider-Man' director Jon Watts quits Marvel's 'Fantastic Four'

“Fantastic Four” movie list

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