Writer Simon Kinberg expects the film’s tone of the Fox reboot to fall “somewhere on the spectrum between Spider-Man and Chronicle.”
The young actors, already attached to Fox’s Fantastic Four reboot, are also set to reteam with their That Awkward Moment director.
As screen tests begin for director Josh Trank’s film, a contender emerges for the role of Ben Grimm: Cemetery Junction star Christian Cooke.
With the rewrite complete, Josh Trank’s franchise reboot is expected to test such actors as Kit Harington, Richard Madden and Saoirse Ronan, but Michael B. Jordan already may be set for Human Torch role.
Kit Harington and Saoirse Ronan are among the actors rumored to have offers to read for the roles of Reed Richards and Sue Storm in Fox’s Fantastic Four reboot.
Miles Teller, the 26-year-old star of The Spectacular Now and Project X, is rumored as a frontrunner for the role of Mister Fantastic in Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot. Updated: Trank has shot down the rumor.
Fans of author Veronica Roth’s wildly popular novel Divergent were wowed by the world-premiere trailer at Comic-Con International for director Neil Burger’s emotional, action-packed adaptation.