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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 alongside...

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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.

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Chadwick Boseman Confirmed As Black Panther

Oct 28 2014 6:11pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

The Marvel superhero scores his own film in November 2017It’s been in development at Marvel for years now, with casting rumours encompassing the likes of Idris Elba and Michael B. Jordan. But at Tuesday’s big event, company president Kevin Feige revealed that 42 star Chadwick Boseman, who has also been linked with the role, has been cast as Black Panther, with a film focused on the hero set for November 2017.As part of the festivities, Boseman was brought on ...
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8 weeks ago

Miles Teller talks “surprises” in The Fantastic Four

Oct 21 2014 12:00am CDT | Source: Total Film

Miles Teller has been discussing the forthcoming reboot of The Fantastic Four with MTV, and promises fans that they are going to see a different version of the franchise than was last seen in cinemas… “I think we’re going to surprise people for sure,” says Teller, “because it’s completely different from the ones that came out a couple years ago.” And while the pressure of tackling such a beloved franchise might be intimidating ...
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