About FANTASTIC FOUR (2015) From Fox

The Fantastic Four movie, coming out on August 7th, is the third film from Fox, featuring this Marvel set of heroes. In it,

The official synopsis for the movie:

"FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. "

Directed by Josh Trank (Chronicle),

Screenplay by Simon Kinberg (X-Men Days of Future Past, Sherlock Holmes), Jeremy Slater (The Lazarus Effect) and Josh Trank.

The cast includes:

Kate Mara as Sue Storm / The Invisible Woman
Miles Teller as Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic
Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm / The Thing
Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm / The Human Torch
Toby Kebbell as Victor Domashev


Rumors or word on the street is that Trank hot himself fired from a future Star Wars gig with Disney because of how he handled himself on the production of this film, where secondary production managers had to step up. Trank later said he removed himself from his directorial gig. (Um, yea, I too would pull myself from working in the biggest sci-fi franchise ever, under the biggest entertainment roof in the business. Sure.)

Fox says this film will rock, and Trank's previous work on Chronicle had me excited about this newest and very different take on one of Marvel's oldest comic franchise titles.

You can also check out CS's Fantastic Four image album on Facebook.

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