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'Fantastic Four' Fires Up Michael B. Jordan as Human Torch, Might Gender-Bend Dr. Doom?!

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by Nick Romano February 05, 2014 10:57 AM
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As actors have already begun testing for roles in Josh Trank's upcoming 'Fantastic Four' reboot, fundamentalist fans have become uneasy over some drastic changes to the characters' mythos. For one, Michael B. Jordan, who's been rumored for the role of the traditionally caucasian Johnny Storm/Human Torch, is reportedly already attached to the character, but even more unexpected is word that 20th Century Fox could bring the classic Dr. Doom villain to life as a woman.

Possible 'Fantastic Four' Plot Details Tease an Alternate Origin Tale [UPDATE]

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by Nick Romano January 24, 2014 09:35 AM
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With the 'Fantastic Four' script finally complete, actors and actresses are expected to come in and read for roles in Josh Trank's upcoming reboot by the end of the month. Miles Teller, one of said actors reportedly up for a part, suggested the director would take the film in a very different direction than what we've seen from Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and the rest. But seemingly new plot details have surfaced, hinting that this new take completely does away with the classic origin tale.

'Fantastic Four' Reboot To Get a "Substantial" Rewrite

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by Jacob Hall October 02, 2013 09:04 AM
Marvel
Well, it looks like the 'Fantastic Four' reboot may not make that proposed March 6, 2015 release date. 'Chronicle' director Josh Trank's take on Marvel's first family of superheroes is currently undergoing a major rewrite from screenwriter Simon Kinberg, which makes us really wonder what the heck is going on behind the scenes of this movie.

Will 'Fantastic Four' and 'X-Men' Team Up? Fox's Mark Millar on Their Shared Cinematic Universe

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by Eric Walkuski August 19, 2013 09:17 AM
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Not content to stand idly by while Marvel and Warner Bros./DC Comics build sweeping superhero universes that span multiple movies, 20th Century Foxnow acknowledges that the 'Fantastic Four' and 'X-Men' films share the same cinematic universe. Does this mean the two teams could crossover in the future?

'Fantastic Four' Eyes 'Spectacular Now' Star Miles Teller for Mr. Fantastic

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by Britt Hayes August 02, 2013 01:27 PM
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Miles Teller is proving to be quite the hot ticket right now. The charismatic star of 'The Spectacular Now' and the upcoming young-adult movie 'Divergent' has seemingly charmed the folks behind the 'Fantastic Four' reboot, as he's now being eyed for the leading role of Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic.

'Fantastic Four' Eyeing a 'Chronicle' Star for the Human Torch

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by Nick Romano May 02, 2013 08:22 AM
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Flame on, 'Fantastic Four'! It looks like the casting search for 20th Century Fox's upcoming reboot of the Marvel property is well underway. Just the other day, word was that 'Girls' star Allison Williams was on the (very early) short list for Susan Storm (aka Invisible Woman) and now we've learned that the studio is looking to fill the role of the Human Torch with someone from the 'Chronicle' world.

'Fantastic Four' Acquires 'X-Men: First Class' Director Matthew Vaughn as a Producer

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by Jacob Hall February 22, 2013 02:47 PM
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For years, comic writer extraordinaire and 'Kick-Ass' creator Mark Millar was a man whose word you always took with a grain (or a pound) of salt. All of that changed when Fox put Millar at the helm of their superhero franchises, using him to help create a unified vision (see: Marvel Studios and Disney). Now Millar's words carry some actual weight! So when he says that 'X-Men: First Class' director Matthew Vaughn is producing Josh Trank's upcoming 'Fantastic Four' reboot, we believe him!

'Fantastic Four' Reboot to Be Like Nothing You've Ever Seen?

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by Mike Sampson January 09, 2013 12:29 PM
20th Century Fox
None of the 'Fantastic Four' movies made have been any good but that doesn't mean they're going to stop trying. Fox is actively working on a 'Fantastic Four' reboot with 'Chronicle' director Josh Trank and the man behind all of Fox's superhero movies says it will be unlike anything you've ever seen.

'Fantastic Four' Reboot Gets a Release Date

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by Jacob Hall December 08, 2012 10:40 AM
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The stars are aligning for the upcoming reboot of the 'Fantastic Four' franchise. First, the film found a young, hungry and talented director in Josh Trank, whose 'Chronicle' was one of the surprise hits of 2012. Then it landed a talented screenwriting team in Jeremy Slater and Michael Green. Of course, the whole thing has to actually work if it's going to be any good, but now we know how long these guys will have to make it work. The official release date for the new 'Fantastic Four' is...