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Simon Kinberg to write Fantastic Four script

Simon Kinberg to write Fantastic Four script

Oct 2 2013, 4:30am CDT | by Bang Movies

Simon Kinberg is to write 'The Fantastic Four' script. The 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' scribe has signed up to pen the 20th Century Fox reboot and has also joined the project as a producer...

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Simon Kinberg to write Fantastic Four script

Oct 2 2013, 4:30am CDT | by Bang Movies

Simon Kinberg is to write 'The Fantastic Four' script.

The 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' scribe has signed up to pen the 20th Century Fox reboot and has also joined the project as a producer alongside Matthew Vaughn, who he is working with on the upcoming 'X-Men' movie.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, sources said Simon is planning to overhaul 'The Fantastic Four' script substantially and he is no stranger to working with Marvel Comics characters after previously co-writing the script for 2006's 'X-Men: Last Stand' and co-producing 'X-Men: First Class' in 2011.

Josh Trank is set to direct 'The Fantastic Four' and Michael B. Jordan - who he worked alongside on 2012 sci-fi movie 'Chronicle' - is also being eyed up for the lead role of the 'Human Torch' in the film after he reportedly had ''multiple meetings at Fox'' recently.

'Kick-Ass' co-creator Mark Millar will work as creative consultant for Fox on the forthcoming film, and he has promised fans the upcoming movie will be a fresh, modern take on the superhero genre.

He recently said: ''From what I've seen and from talking to [Trank] - he and I have had dinner a couple of times and we talk quite regularly as well - he's contemporarising it. I think he's just making it work for the screen - he's a great storyteller.

''What I wasn't expecting actually was just how funny and likeable he could make this as well as getting the more awesome moments on screen - I use awesome in the traditional British sense and not the California sense awesome, you know?''

'The Fantastic Four' is currently set to shoot this fall and has a March 2015 release date.

Source: Bang Movies


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Michael B. Jordan Confirms New Rocky Movie! Stallone To Return!

Sep 23 2014 3:01pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

Michael B. Jordan just confirmed on ESPN's SportsNation that he will star in an all new ROCKY movie! Apollo vs. RockyMichael told the other co-host of the show that he will be playing Apollo Creed's grandson! Michael could not say much about the film just yet, but did confirm his role in the movie. It will be written by Ryan Coogler (Fruitvale Station) who has worked with Jordan befor ...
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The 12 Greatest Marvel Easter Eggs You Might Have Missed

Sep 19 2014 5:55am CDT | Source: movie pilot

The Marvel Cinematic Universe has been going strong for six years now (wait, six years? Really? That's all?) and it's arguably been going from strength to strength, with this year's Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy capturing the hearts of millions.Part of the success of those movies, though, lies in the MCU's ability to reference not only itself, but a huge, sprawling back ...
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Fantastic Four delayed until August 2015

Sep 19 2014 12:48am CDT | Source: Total Film

Fox has decided to push back its Fantastic Four remake until August 2015, taking the slot that the studio had initially reserved for Assassin’s Creed. Fantastic Four had initially been slated to arrive on 16 June 2015, but will now move back a couple of months to open on 7 August 2015 instead. While it isn’t immediately obvious why an August release date would be preferable to a June one, Collider speculates that the huge success of Guardians Of The Galaxy (which ope ...
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‘Finding Dory’ Voice Cast Includes Idris Elba and Dominic West

Sep 11 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: Screen Rant

Several actors who appeared on HBO’s The Wire (Michael Kenneth Williams, Michael B. Jordan, Aiden Gillan, and so forth) have gone on to continue leading a successful career on either TV and/or film, since their days on David Simon’s critically-acclaimed HBO crime drama series. Perhaps chief among the Wire alum, as far as their current popularity goes, is Idris Elba, who it turns out is going to lend h ...
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4 weeks ago

Star on the Rise: Why Michael B. Jordan Should Be on Your Radar

Aug 28 2014 3:49pm CDT | Source: Collider

There are a number of promising young actors raising their profiles at the moment, but one of the most exciting of the bunch is Michael B. Jordan.  You may remember him breaking your heart during Season One of The Wire or making you swoon with his recurring appearance on NBC’s Parenthood, but he broke out in a big way with last year’s gut-wrenching drama Fruitvale Station, garnering him dramatic clout and even awards con ...
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4 weeks ago

Is this what Doctor Doom looks like in Josh Trank's FANTASTIC FOUR?!

Aug 28 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: aintitcool

Leaked pics show Toby Kebbell's Doom against a greenscreen. Read the full article on AICN No, that's not it.   Geek Pride has scored two set photos from Josh Trank's FANTSTIC FOUR of what looks to be Toby Kebbell's Doctor Doom in full costume. In one shot he's facing off against what seems to be a pre-CGI stand-in for The Thing (though that's decidedly not Jamie Bell) and i ...
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4 weeks ago

Mike Epps Confirmed to Play Richard Pryor in Lee Daniels’ Biopic

Aug 26 2014 12:07pm CDT | Source: Collider

A biopic of legendary comedian Richard Pryor has been in the works for years now, but it appears that the film is finally coming to fruition.  We learned earlier this year that Precious and The Butler director Lee Daniels was signing on to helm the biopic, as contenders for the role of Pryor emerged.  Actors like Eddie Murphy and Chris Rock had all vied for the part at one point or another in previous iterations of the project, and ...
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4 weeks ago

Mike Epps Takes the Lead in Richard Pryor Biopic

Aug 26 2014 11:30am CDT | Source: Slash Film

Looks like the lead in the Richard Pryor biopic has gone to Mike Epps. Somehow, early on in the process, it looked like Nick Cannon was going to get the gig, and thus be enshrined in proximity to Pryor’s simply by virtue of proximity. But then Mike Epps came roaring up from the back of the pack with a screen test that was reportedly impossible to ignore. (He’d been attached to play Pryor in a previous version of this project.) S ...
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5 weeks ago

Hoax SMASH! Fake Twitter Account Poses as Fantastic Four's Josh Trank

Aug 25 2014 12:25pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

In what seemed to be a move to hit the promotional trail for his upcoming movie Fantastic Four, an unverified twitter account claiming to be Josh Trank returning to the social media platform has since been deleted and revealed as a hoax. The account (josh_trank) "leaked" a photo of The Thing before taking on a Q&A with fans. During the Q&A, the account owner answered questions that seemed to quell some ...
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6 weeks ago

Evans Gives Jordan "Fantastic Four" Advice

Aug 15 2014 12:49pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

It seems the previous Johnny Storm has talked with the new one. With filming on the reboot of the "Fantastic Four" franchise finishing up, actor Michael B. Jordan has spoken about his role as the new Johnny Storm in the movie. He tells The Source that before he began filming the role he scored some advice from Chris Evans, the Captain America star who played Johnny Storm in the two previous "Fantastic Four" films: "I did get a chance to talk to Chris Evans about ...
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