|In Movie Theaters:||Friday, June 19, 2015 Nationwide|
|Miles Teller . . . Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic|
Michael B. Jordan . . . Johnny Storm / Human Torch;
Kate Mara . . . Sue Storm / Invisible Woman
Jamie Bell . . . Ben Grimm / The Thing
Toby Kebbell . . . Victor von Doom / Doctor Doom
Tim Blake Nelson . . . Harvey Elder
|Companies:||20th Century Fox & 1 more|
Based on the Marvel comic “The Ultimate Fantastic Four,” the contemporary update will focus on the characters as young men and women.
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Based on the Marvel Comics property, which was created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby in 1961. This is a reboot of the Fantastic Four franchise. Fantastic Four was released in 2005 and the sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer was released in 2007.
Filming will take place in Louisiana (The Wrap, 7/24/2013).
The film will exist in the same universe with the X-Men film series. However, there's no actual crossover currently planned.
Tim Blake Nelson will play Harvey Elder, an eccentric and socially awkward scientist.In the comics, Elder is the Mole Man, shunned by humanity and leader of a subterranean group of monsters known as the Moloids.
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Production Updates (33)
- From Sat., June 7, 2014 to Mon., August 31, 2009
- Movie Insider Sat., June 7, 2014
- changed the title from "Fantastic Four" to "The Fantastic Four"
- changed the production status to Production
- The Hollywood Reporter Sun., May 4, 2014
- added Tim Blake Nelson as Harvey Elder to credits
- Variety Sat., April 5, 2014
- added a synopsis
- added Toby Kebbell as Victor von Doom / Doctor Doom to credits
- 20th Century Fox Fri., February 21, 2014
- changed the production status to Pre-Production
- added Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm / The Thing to credits
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