‘Fantastic Four’s Joseph Quinn In Talks To Join New Movie From Ray Mendoza And Alex Garland At A24

EXCLUSIVE: Even after landing one of the highly-coveted roles in Marvel’s new Fantastic Four movie, Joseph Quinn isn’t done setting up a very robust film slate as sources tell Deadline he is in talks to join A24’s new untitled war pic that Ray Mendoza and Alex Garland are co-directing. Charles Melton is also on board to star.

A24 had no comment.

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The project is the second collaboration for Garland and Mendoza, who served as the military supervisor for Garland’s latest film Civil War set for release April 12. Besides co-directing, the pair also co-wrote the script.

Andrew Macdonald and Allon Reich of DNA and Peter Rice will produce. A24 will handle the global release of the film. As with any Garland project, details behind what the film is about are being shrouded in secrecy.

Quinn’s star has been on the rise following his scene stealing role as Eddie Munson in the most recent season of Netflix’s hit series Stranger Things. Since he has been on a role landing parts in major franchises and tentoples with the most recent score being his biggest as he was tapped to play Johnny Storm in Marvel’s Fantastic Four pic. That film will shoot later this year and opened a door for Quinn to Mendoza and Garland’s project allowing him to show his acting range before jumping into another tentople.

Besides a packed shooting schedule, Quinn also a big year in theaters with not one but two tentpoles set to bow this year. First up, is A Quiet Place: Day One, the first spin-off in the popular franchise that is set to bow this June. Quinn co-stars opposite Lupita Nyong’o and early buzz has Paramount on this project as well as Quinn’s performance. He follows that up playing one of the twin Emperors in Ridley Scott’s Gladiator sequel, which also stars Paul Mescal and bows this November.

Quinn was also recently seen in BBC One’s Howards End limited series as well as BBC One’s Les Miserables.

He is repped by CAA, the Curtis Brown Group and Goodman, Genow Schenkman Smelkinson & Christopher.

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