Cast of the Fantastic Four Reboot Revealed!
After an extremely long casting process and rewrite, Fox has put together a team to 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 Reid Richards/Mr. Fantastic, but deal points are a little further away from being completed.
Teller and Mara have been on Fox's radar since they were expected to test in November - events that were pushed when Simon Kinberg came on for the last polish on the script. Bell came into the mix after Fox resumed screen tests and Jordan has been attached for some time to play Johnny Storm/The Human Torch.
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.
The original Fantastic Four movie and its sequel The Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer took a collective $619 million at the box office when released. 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.