Fox Finds Its New ‘Fantastic Four’
Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Miles Teller and Jamie Bell are in talks to star in director Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot for 20th Century Fox, reports The Wrap. Jordan (Fruitvale Station) is set to play Johnny Storm / Human Torch, Mara (House of Cards) will portray Sue Storm / The Invisible Woman, Teller (The Spectacular Now) will play Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic and Bell is up for the role of Ben Grimm / The Thing (The Adventures of Tintin). Based on the popular Marvel comic books, The Fantastic Four centers on a group of astronauts who gain superpowers, and become Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Human Torch and The Thing after they are exposed to a blast of cosmic radiation.
20th Century Fox reboots their FANTASTIC FOUR franchise with this Marvel Entertainment-produced picture. Jeremy Slater and Seth Grahame-Smith provide the screenplay, which will once again follow the exploits of the comically mutated superhero group created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1961.