The Fantastic Four Movie

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Who's Involved:

Miles Teller, Matthew Vaughn, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell, Kate Mara, Tim Blake Nelson, Simon Kinberg, Jeremy Slater, Josh Trank, Michael Green, Gregory Goodman

Release Date:

Friday, August 7, 2015 Nationwide

sci-fi action violence, and language
Runtime: 1 hr, 45 m
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

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.

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Who stars in The Fantastic Four: Cast List

... Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic

Top Gun: Maverick, Project X  

... Johnny Storm / Human Torch;

Ryan Coogler’s Next Movie, Just Mercy  

... Sue Storm / Invisible Woman

The Martian, Call Jane  

... Ben Grimm / The Thing

Surrounded, All of Us Strangers  

... Victor von Doom / Doctor Doom

Kong: Skull Island, Wrath of the Titans  

... Harvey Elder

Dune: Part Two, Captain America: Brave New World  

Who's making The Fantastic Four: Crew List

A look at the The Fantastic Four behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Josh Trank last directed Capone and Chronicle. The film's writer Michael Green last wrote A Haunting in Venice and Death on the Nile.


Josh Trank


Gregory Goodman
Simon Kinberg
Matthew Vaughn

Production Company

Marvel Studios

Production: What we know about The Fantastic Four?

Key Facts

  1. 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.
  2. The film will exist in the same universe with the X-Men film series. However, there's no actual crossover currently planned.
  3. Filming will take place in Louisiana (The Wrap, 7/24/2013).
  4. 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 Timeline

  1. 2015 - May: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2014 - September: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2014 - June: The film was set to Production  status.
  4. 2014 - February: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Shoots Spring 2014.

  5. 2013 - October: The film was set to Development  status.

    Scribe/producer Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past) will be overhauling the script substantially.

  6. 2013 - August: The film was set to Development  status.

    In June 2013, Seth Grahame-Smith was hired to polish the film's script. Josh Trank (Chronicle) directs the reboot.

  7. 2009 - August: The film was set to Development  status.

    Reboot of the Fantastic Four franchise. Josh Trank (Chronicle) directs with a script by Jeremy Slater.

The Fantastic Four Release Date: When was the film released?

The Fantastic Four was a Nationwide release in 2015 on Friday, August 7, 2015. There were 9 other movies released on the same date, including Shaun The Sheep Movie, The Gift and Ricki and the Flash.

The Fantastic Four DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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The Fantastic Four was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, December 15, 2015 .

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