The Fantastic Four Is Stretching Forward

The movie MCU Fantastic Four has got its writers.

by Vic Medina | published

Fantastic Four The film is approaching reality, as an important role in the creative team has just been filled. Based on the iconic Marvel superhero, the film has already got its director in the form of Matt Shakman, and according to an exclusive report time limit, it just found its writers in Jeff Kaplan and Ian Springer. The two don’t have much of a Hollywood resume, but two highly talked about scripts have sold out recently: disaster marriage (produced by Spider Man director Jon Watts) and K-Pop: Lost in AmericaA Rebel Wilson comedy.

It’s common for Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige (who is producing the film) to take risks on new filmmaking talent, a risk that often pays big dividends. Although Kaplan and Springer are still unproven, having Matt Schuckman on the board as directors would help. wandavision And game of Thrones The director understands, and believes in, the wondrous way of doing Ting Fantastic Four so much so that he shied away from directing star trek 4 to do.

Fantastic Four

One of the cornerstones of the Marvel Universe, the Fantastic Four was actually the first superhero comic published by Marvel Comics in 1961. The team consists of Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic), Sue Storm (The Invisible Girl), his brother Johnny Storm (The Human Torch), and Ben Grimm (The Thing), who acquire superpowers after a cosmic accident on his spaceship. . As they are based in New York City, the Fantastic Four often feature with Spider-Man in comic books, a partnership that would make for a great movie.

Fans were disappointed at the recent D23 Expo, where no major announcement was made about the film by Kevin Feige, except to confirm Shakman as director, which was old news. They were expecting some casting announcements, including John Krasinski (a quiet place) will reprise his role as Reed Richards, who played the multiverse version of Mr. Fantastic Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,

Earlier this month, Giant Freaking Robot reported exclusively that Marvel was eyeing Harrison Ford for a role, possibly as Franklin Storm, father of Sue and Johnny Storm, and head of the Baxter Institute. Rumors also spread that Jodie Comer might be involved Fantastic Four The lawsuit as stormed, but alas, D23 Expo did not confirm any of the reports.

Fantastic Four has been a long time coming, as the rights issue kept it hanging in cinematic balance for years. Konstantin Film, a German film company, bought the rights to Fantastic Four in 1986, when Marvel was struggling to stay afloat and was selling the film rights to remain solvent. The company also produced a low-budget film version produced by Roger Corman in an effort to retain the rights, but it was never officially released.

Fox eventually acquired the rights and made three films: 2005’s Fantastic Four2007 sequel Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer, and the 2015 reboot starring Miles Teller which was a box office flop. When Disney (which owns Marvel Studios) acquired Fox in 2019, it got the rights back, and at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Kevin Feige announced that a new reboot would be coming to Marvel on November 8, 2024. Will close Phase 6 of Cinematic Universe. ,

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