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Fantastic Four

‘Fantastic Four’ is a re-envisioning of the classic comic book characters Reed Richards, Susan Storm, Johnny Storm, and Ben Grimm. In the comics, these individuals embark on a premature test flight to space, where they are exposed to cosmic radiation. The superpowers they develop transform them into Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch, and The Thing, respectively. This family of heroes, known as The Fantastic Four, seek to protect the world from all earthbound and intergalactic threats.

  • Release Date: June 19, 2015
  • Director: Josh Trank
  • Written By: Jeremy Slater
 

Comic Strip: New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Posters, ‘Avengers 2′ Details and One Stupid ‘Fantastic Four’ Controversy

Marvel
Marvel

ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis

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

Fantastic Four Reboot Plot Comic Books
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.

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Rumor: The ‘Fantastic Four’ Coming to Comic-Con 2014

Comic-Con 2014 Fantastic Four Panel
Getty Images

We've already heard about Disney's Marvel and Warner Bros.' DC lineups coming to Comic-Con 2014 (whether they've been officially confirmed or not), but what about that itty-bitty superhero property over in 20th Century Fox land, 'Fantastic Four'? The cast and crew have been on location in Louisiana filming for a couple months now, but will they be jetting to San Diego to appease the fans?

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Comic Strip: New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Footage, ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Details and More!

Marvel
Marvel

ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis

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

Sony Pictures
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."

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Has Marvel Comics Declared War on the ‘Fantastic Four’ Movie?

Marvel
Marvel

When a bankrupt Marvel sold the film rights of some of its most popular and iconic characters to various movie studios in the '90s, no one saw the Marvel Studios renaissance coming. Now, over a decade later, Marvel is an arm in the Disney machine (Hail Hydra!) and producing its own popular and successful movies, while 20th Century Fox continues to hold the rights to the 'X-Men' and the 'Fantastic Four' movies. The

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‘Fantastic Four’ Writer-Producer Simon Kinberg on Shared Universes and the Challenges of an Origin Story

Fantastic Four X-Men Simon Kinberg
Marvel

Now that screenwriter and producer Simon Kinberg's (a name you will be hearing a lot more of in the future) duties are complete with the upcoming 'X-Men: Days of Future Past,' his attention now drifts to yet another group of superheroes, and this time it's the 'Fantastic Four.'

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

Fantastic Four Reg E. Cathey
Getty Images/Netflix/Getty Images

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.

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‘Fantastic Four’ Adds Tim Blake Nelson as Harvey “Mole Man” Elder

Mole Man, Tim Blake Nelson
Marvel, Getty Images

Though the major roles in the reboot of 'Fantastic Four' have been filled, the movie must do some world-building to set up the film's already dated sequel. So it's no surprise that Tim Blake Nelson is joining the cast of the film to play Harvey Elder, who will eventually (though not in the first film) become the Mole Man.

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‘Fantastic Four’ to Be a ‘Chronicle’-Esque Coming-of-Age Origin Story

Fantastic Four Origin Story
Marvel

Remember that plot synopsis roaming the web a few months back stating the new 'Fantastic Four' reboot would imagine the crop of superheroes as government weapons? Director Josh Trank and 20th Century Fox have since come out to bash it for its falsity, but while we still have till 2015 to see the new vision for this comic book property, writer-producer Simon Kinberg won't leave us hanging.

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