Doctor Doom
Doctor Doom

A fresh artistic concept by Instagram user “HouseofMat” envisions Mads Mikkelsen embodying the iconic antagonist Doctor Doom within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Renowned for his portrayal of Kaecilius in 2016’s “Doctor Strange,” Mikkelsen has garnered considerable fan support for assuming another role in the MCU. This visual depiction breathes life into the widely circulated notion that Mikkelsen could aptly embody the legendary comic book character Victor Von Doom.

Mikkelsen’s prior engagement with the MCU as Kaecilius demonstrated his capacity to portray a captivating villain, hinting at the potential for his return. The MCU’s exploration of Multiverse narratives presents opportunities for actors like Mikkelsen to reprise entirely different roles. Consequently, the prospect of him portraying Doctor Doom, a seminal Marvel villain, becomes both plausible and tantalizing, particularly as the studio gears up to reintroduce the Fantastic Four. Below, you can catch a glimpse of Mikkelsen as Doctor Doom.

While speculation has hinted at Galactus and Silver Surfer as potential antagonists in the forthcoming Fantastic Four film, there’s also chatter about Doctor Doom making an appearance. This could lay the groundwork for his significant involvement in future MCU endeavors, potentially positioning Doctor Doom as a central antagonist, especially following Jonathan Majors’ departure from the role of Kang the Conqueror.

What we know about the movie

Marvel Studios recently unveiled the cast for its Fantastic Four reboot, signaling the dawn of a new chapter in MCU adventures. Set to embody the beloved superhero ensemble are Pedro Pascal as Reed Richards, Vanessa Kirby as Sue Storm, Ebon Moss-Bachrach as Ben Grimm, and Joseph Quinn as Johnny Storm.

The Fantastic Four, created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1961, is primed for a cinematic revival. Marvel Studios aims to rectify past missteps and deliver a rendition faithful to the essence of the comics. Behind the scenes, director Matt Shakman and screenwriter Josh Friedman will orchestrate the revival, with production slated to commence in summer 2024. Anticipate the film’s arrival in theaters in July 2025, heralding a new era for the MCU.

Mark your calendars for July 25, 2025, as the Fantastic Four prepares to make its grand return. Keep an eye out for the latest updates on the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and be sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more exclusive content!