FANTASTIC FOUR Casting News for GALACTUS Role and a Surprise Actor Addition

Marvel Studios has found their actor for the role of the villainous of Galactus in the upcoming FANTASTIC FOUR movie. 

The Hollywood Reporter has the exclusive:

"The Fantastic Four, meet your villain.

"Ralph Ineson, the British actor whose three-decade career ranges from the Harry Potter movies to recent horror prequel The First Omen, has landed the plum part of Galactus, the antagonist in Marvel Studios’ The Fantastic Four.

"The high-profile, big-budget outing, the Fantastic Four’s first under the Marvel Cinematic Universe umbrella, has been casting up in recent weeks ahead of a planned mid-summer shoot in England...

"...neson is said to be playing Galactus, an intergalactic being who eats the life force of planets. And now he just picked the wrong planet to nosh on."

Also, Deadline has the exclusive that actor John Malkovich has been cast in an unknown role:

"John Malkovich (The New Look) is poised to enter the MCU, as Deadline understands that the actor has come aboard for a role in The Fantastic Four.

"As with recent addition Paul Walter Hauser, Malkovich’s role is under wraps for now, along with the plot of the superhero flick."

FANTASTIC FOUR releases in theaters on July 25, 2025.