Fantastic Four: Reboot Casting
Fox looks to have assembled the team for its “Fantastic Four” reboot.
Miles Teller, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell will join Michael B. Jordan in the latest installment in the comicbook franchise.
Mara recently closed a deal to play play Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman. While no offer is out yet, Bell is expected to be tapped to play Ben Grimm/The Thing. Teller has an offer to play Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, but deal points are a little further away from being completed.
Based on the comic “The Ultimate Fantastic Four,” the contemporary update will focus on the characters as young men and women. Josh Trank will helm the pic with Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn and Gregory Goodman serving as producers. With its four leads on board, Fox will now try to find its villain and hopes to test a handful of actors in the coming weeks.
“The Fantastic Four” is slated to bow June 19, 2015.