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Fox’s ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot to Begin Shooting in September in Lousiana

Fantastic Four Terry DodsonForget New York City or Canada, Louisiana is where it’s at! That’s Fox’s attitude toward shooting its upcoming Fantastic Four reboot.

According to TheWrap, the film was originally going to be shot in Vancouver, but has since been moved to Louisiana to take advantage of the state’s production incentive program, which “offers a 30 percent transferrable tax credit for in-state expenditures related to a film’s production — and an additional 5 percent labor incentive for hiring the state’s residents.”

This is the first bit of news about the Josh Trank (Chronicle) directed film since last month, when rumors started bubbling up that Chronicle‘s Michael B. Jordan might star as Johnny “Human Torch” Storm and that Allison Williams (Girls) might play Sue “Invisible Woman” Storm.

No official casting announcements have been made by Trank or the studio, but they are looking to start filming in September with an eye toward a March 6, 2015 release.


  • Returnfftomarvel

    This is going to be a fuckin nitemare!!!!!!!!!!

  • Dan Wheeler

    Is it possible to make Lousiana look like new york?

  • Jan van Cleeff

    hi, are we allowed to use above cartoon in one of the issues of the daily bulletin of the 2013 world bridge championships at bali, indonesia?

    Tx a lot,
    Jan van Cleeff
    skype: bridge.magazine.imp