If Fox, Sony, and other studios want to maintain the rights to Marvel properties, they need to make sure they are constantly working on a new movie.  Fox is ready to bring the Fantastic Four back to the big screen, and it looks like the studio has found a director to do it.

According to an interview with Collider, Fox CEO Tom Rothman said Chronicle director Josh Trank is the one for the job.

Josh Trank who did Chronicle, I think this has been reported, is gonna come on and work on a take, or a vision, that he has for it, so we’re very excited about that.

I did like Chronicle for what it was, and the special effects were done with a modest budget.  If Trank can deal with older actors in the movie, then we may have a reboot that works.

via Collider


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  1. April 28, 2012 at 4:49 pm — Reply

    The two latest movies had something to them. They were not good movies, no sir. But I think that perhaps they were just too silver age´ish a couple of years to early? Im looking forward to a new movie. As long at they don’t make the opposed mistake and make it a dark movie. witch is a couple of years to late :) As I have already said. Rise of the Dark Knight will be the last successful Dark Comicbook movie for some time.

  2. April 30, 2012 at 6:47 am — Reply


    • Arbor Day
      April 30, 2012 at 5:16 pm — Reply

      Hey! Fantastic was Christopher Eccleston’s word. Maybe if his name was Mister Brilliant, then David Tennant would fit.

  3. Emmanuel Armas
    May 2, 2012 at 6:35 pm — Reply

    I hope this comes with a story like the coming of Galactus, Molecule Man, or Submariner

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