Josh Trank

Has the New ‘Fantastic Four’ Plot Synopsis Been Revealed?

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by Britt Hayes December 1, 2014 @ 4:58 PM
Marvel
We haven’t learned very much about Josh Trank’s upcoming ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot from Fox—details have been kept mostly under wraps, and the studio declined to make an appearance at Comic-Con over the summer. Aside from the casting, the only real news has come from recent interviews with star Toby Kebbell, who revealed a few details about what we can expect from this new version of Doctor Doom. But today a synopsis has surfaced online that might be official and may clue us in to what this new reboot is about … kind of.

'Fantastic Four' Star Toby Kebbell Reveals Dr. Doom's New Origins

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by Britt Hayes November 10, 2014 @ 6:35 PM
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We haven't known much at all about Fox's 'Fantastic Four' reboot: the studio opted not to bring the film to Comic-Con this year, so we've really only been able to speculate based on the casting, which has skewed young and a little subversive. But Toby Kebbell, who plays villain Dr. Doom in the upcoming film, has just revealed some details about his role in the film, revealing a pretty major change from the character fans are familiar with.

WookieeLeaks: Chewbacca Speaks, 'Episode 7' Leaks, and 'Star Wars Rebels' Sneaks

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by Jacob Hall August 8, 2014 @ 2:30 PM
LucasFilm
ScreenCrush’s WookieeLeaks is a weekly roundup of everything 'Star Wars'! From 'Episode 7,' to the upcoming spinoffs and the TV shows, if it pertains to that long ago, far away galaxy, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Peter Mayhew talks about 'Episode 7,' Disney plans more 'Star Wars' attractions, and 'Star Wars Rebels' unveils its first seven minutes.

'Fantastic Four' Photo: Our First Look at The Thing [UPDATE]

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by Nick Romano July 25, 2014 @ 11:53 PM
Marvel
'Fantastic Four,' the rebooted film franchise coming from 'Chronicle' director Josh Trank, is busy filming with stars Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Miles Teller and Jamie Bell. The team is so busy, in fact, that they couldn't even make it to Comic-Con 2014 as no footage or images were officially ready to display. However, we might have just got our first look at 'Fantastic Four' anyway.

'Fantastic Four' Won't Be Based on One Comic, Says Kate Mara [UPDATE]

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by Nick Romano July 15, 2014 @ 10:45 AM
Marvel
There's no question, 'Fantastic Four' fans are worried about 20th Century Fox's upcoming reboot from 'Chronicle' director Josh Trank. Everything from the casting of the four leads to the revamped take on the story has fans wondering whether we'll be getting a faithful adaptation or another blunder. To shed even more light on the project, and possibly even more concern, 'Fantastic Four' star Kate Mara revealed that the film's plot won't be based on any pre-existing comic book arc.

Tim Story On 'Think Like A Man Too' and His Thoughts On the 'Fantastic Four' Reboot

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by Mike Ryan June 19, 2014 @ 12:29 PM
Sony Pictures
Tim Story admits that he wishes he could have directed his 'Fantastic Four' movies in today's superhero movie climate. Story is quick to point at more complicated villains like Ultron and Thanos and Apocalypse; their cinematic versions all being (we assume) carefully crafted for today's audience. This is opposed to his version of Galactus in 'Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer,' in which one of the most powerful characters in the Marvel universe is reduced to being a large space cloud -- something Story explains was dipping a toe into the waters of that character, instead of going all in like he'd be able to do today. Story also discusses his thoughts on the upcoming Josh Trank reboot of the Fantastic Four, a movie that, if anything, makes Story feel "old."

'Fantastic Four' Director Josh Trank to Helm His Own 'Star Wars' Spinoff Movie

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by Nick Romano June 4, 2014 @ 11:09 AM
This is turning into a massive week for 'Star Wars'! Just days after a slew of photos leaked from the set of 'Star Wars: Episode 7,' and Lucasfilm announced two new major additions to the film's cast, it was announced Wednesday that Josh Trank, the man behind 'Chronicle' and the forthcoming 'Fantastic Four' reboot is set to helm his own 'Star Wars' spinoff movie.

'Fantastic Four' Adds 'House of Cards' Star Reg E. Cathey, Answers Sue-Johnny Storm Mystery

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by Jacob Hall May 8, 2014 @ 2:08 PM
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First and foremost, the Fantastic Four are a family. When they're not off saving the world from threats both cosmic and human, they're living together in the same building as a slightly dysfunctional but loving unit. However, director Josh Trank's upcoming reboot is looking to shake up the FF formula in some fascinating new ways, and the casting of Reg E. Cathey as the father of Johnny and Sue Storm is an interesting piece of the puzzle.

'Fantastic Four' Rumor Buster: Fox Has Fired the Director, Ditched the Script and Wants to Recast the Movie?

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by Mike Sampson March 14, 2014 @ 4:38 PM
Marvel
UPDATE: For what it's worth, we spoke to some high-level studio sources who flatly denied the below report and stated it's "not at all" true. Filming is still scheduled to begin on April 21 and Trank himself is on set right now.
The 'Fantastic Four' movie has not been without its hiccups, but few superhero movies are. We didn't think much of the troubles and when the cast was finally announced - Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell - we assumed it would be a fairly smooth ride to the start of production this summer. But, according to a shocking new report, Fox is looking to reboot it's reboot: they reportedly have fired director Josh Trank, thrown out the existing script and are looking to recast the movie.