Molly Freeman Aug 24, 2016. [156] Stan Lee (co-creator of the Fantastic Four) also expressed interest in the Fantastic Four, as well as the X-Men, returning to Marvel Studios stating, "We should have all of our characters under Marvel. Kate Mara 'Would Be Really Happy' to Return For Fantastic Four 2. That's Tom Hanks' Son Chet", "Comic-Con: Fantastic Four Director Confirmed While Daredevil Director Exits", "Comic-Con: Fantastic Four Reboot Gets a Writer", "Original 'Fantastic Four' Script Included Galactus, Mole Man, and Much More Action", "What Was FANTASTIC FOUR Like Before Simon Kinberg? Elder alerts the soldiers, and rides off on the back of a mole as Susan fights against the other moles. Elder falls to the ground, and Reed stretches his arm out of the Fantasti-Car window to catch him before he hits the ground. They were the brainchild of Stan Lee and Jack Kirby and launched in 1961 to capitalize on the re-emergence of superhero popularity in comic books that had waned by the late 1950s. Susan says the Mole Man went underground, and so the follow the tunnel his mole dug. At Least "Right Now, "When Can Marvel Get The Rights Back To The Fantastic Four? By James White | Posted 23 Mar 2014. Ben immediately goes to Reed and tells him that somebody has taken over Latveria. The film was widely panned by critics, who criticized its screenplay, directing, lack of humor, inconsistent tone, visuals, slow pace and unfaithfulness to the source material. One year later in 2015, Reed is now a fugitive and has built a suit that helps him control his ability. The two actresses tied the knot in February 2017. He added that being denied a black Susan Storm should have convinced him to step away from the project. A much darker version, and you'll never see it. [71] In 2020, Trank has admitted that much of the sequences he had planned had gone unfilmed, thus making a director's cut practically nonexistent. [96] It was released in North America on August 7, 2015, on 3,995 screens. [84] In spite of the film's extreme negative reception, the soundtrack still garnered a positive response. Fantastic Four Is Getting a Surprising Spinoff Movie That Might Actually Work By Eliana Dockterman July 21, 2017 9:23 AM EDT These are all very human people that end up having to become, I guess, what is known as the Fantastic Four. Ben returns to the Baxter Building, and sees on the TV in the lobby that the nation of Latveria has been taken over by a new dictator, who refuses to talk with the outside world. He decides to "awaken the beast", and attack the Fantastic Four's home... New York. Petunia invites Ben in for lunch, and Ben spends some time with his elderly aunt. Underground, Elder stands before two moles, "Stan" and "Jack". Its top openings were in Mexico ($5.29 million), the United Kingdom, Ireland and Malta ($4.19 million), France ($3.85 million), Venezuela ($3.81 million) and Brazil ($3 million). They see that the "Mole Man", Harvey Elder, recently lashed out at the last United Nations meeting when asked about how he actually became ruler of Latveria. After Trank officially signed on, he decided to write his own script instead. In Fantastic Four, the team must learn to harness their superhuman abilities gained from an alternate universe to save Earth from a friend turned enemy. Simon Kinberg says he STILL hopes for a Fantastic Four sequel with the same cast of the disastrous 2015 reboot, albeit with a much more upbeat tone. [34], In January 2015, Marco Beltrami was hired to compose the film's score. Ben answers the door and says hello to Willie, asking him if they're still on for poker that night. Fantastic Four (styled as FANT4STIC) is a 2015 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. Both weren't good. Believing that humans need to be destroyed so he can rebuild Earth in his image, Victor kills the scientists and soldiers in the base, including Dr. Allen and Professor Storm, and returns to Planet Zero using the Quantum Gate, with Ben, Johnny, Reed and Sue in pursuit. I have never seen a confluence of events impact the opening of a movie so swiftly," referring to negative reviews and a renegade tweet by Trank that blamed the studio for the poor reviews. He is confronted by the four and, after a short battle, Ben punches Doom into the portal's energy beam, disintegrating him while Johnny closes the portal. Reed tells Ben that they're no longer superheroes, so Latveria is the government's problem now. [31] Slater's original script featured the villains Galactus and Dr. Doom with Doom depicted as a spy who becomes a herald of Galactus, and eventually the dictator of Latveria. Directed by Josh Trank, who co-wrote the screenplay with Jeremy Slater and Simon Kinberg, the film stars Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell. Disclaimer (English): "Fantastic Four: Remutations" is a fan film and fan series based on the original Marvel Comics superheroes. They are then placed in government custody to be studied and have their abilities tested. Fox owns the rights to the Fantastic Four characters, in addition to the X-Men (the characters of Hawley’s “Legion” hail from the franchise), and released its first Fantastic Four movie in 2005. [155], Toby Kebbell stated he would only be interested in returning to the role of Doctor Doom if he joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). They are about to kill Lucia, but Elder orders them to stop, as he has his own plans for Lucia. [139] It changed the release date again to June 9, 2017, to be two weeks after Star Wars: The Last Jedi's initial scheduled release date of May 26, 2017. We'll do our best. [91] The trailer became the most-watched trailer in 20th Century Fox's history, surpassing the previous record-holder, 2014's X-Men: Days of Future Past. [3] Matthew Jensen served as director of photography. • Miles Teller as Reed Richards / Mr. New York. Once people discover the existence of the mole monsters, they will try to take them and do experiments on. After being transformed by one of his experiments, he gains the ability to stretch his body into different forms and lengths. After being unsatisfied with Trank's original cut, Fox ordered their own changes to the film without Trank's supervision, changing and omitting certain major plot points from Trank's version. [112] Phil Hoad of The Guardian said it would "be interesting" to see if Fox proceeds with a sequel and if it keeps the "gritty-on-paper" tone, noting that if Fox did not produce another film by 2022, the rights would revert to Marvel Studios. Susan invites her father, and they all celebrate a new age of peace between the Latverians and the Americans, thanks to the Mole Man. [34] He later admitted that he wanted to cast a black actress for the role of Susan Storm, but that the studio insisted on retaining her ethnicity for the film. In New York, the four land down on the top of the Baxter Building. [42] Miles Teller, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, and Jack O'Connell were tested for the role of Reed, before Teller was cast. They see he's gone, and Susan realizes where he must've gone. After Fantastic Four struggled to find its audience over the summer, Fox would have had to move mountains to keep the previously announced sequel, Fantastic Four 2, on track for its 2017 release date. Marvel has officially announced the reboot of Marvel's first family, Fantastic Four. Trank was hired to direct in July 2012 and the principal characters were cast in January 2014. I don’t regret doing it at all, but do regret not having stood up for myself. Fantastic, Michael B. Jordan as Johnathan Storm/Human Torch, Jamie Bell as Benjamin J. Grimm/The Thing, Tim Blake Nelson as Harvey Elder/Mole Man, Toby Kebbell as Victor Domashev/Doom (cameo). In Latveria, Elder orders his mole army to throw Lucia and all the soldiers into the slave pits. Military Officer (uncredited) Lisa Ann Smith. There is no softer way to put it. The studio announced The Fantastic Four 2 will open July 14, 2017, while an untitled Wolverine film will open March 3, 2017. Susan decides to sneak in using her invisibility. [121] Brian Lowry of Variety found the film to be a technical improvement over the 2005 release but criticized its uneven pacing and writing, saying "Ultimately, Fox's stab at reviving one of its inherited Marvel properties feels less like a blockbuster for this age of comics-oriented tentpoles than it does another also-ran—not an embarrassment, but an experiment that didn't gel. [114][115], The film was panned by critics. On his morning routine, mailman Willie Lumpkin makes his final stop at the Baxter Building, where he delivers a few packages to the normal apartments before going up to the "Fantastic Four's" apartment to deliver some mail to Ben Grimm. Hiding in Central America, he is eventually found by the United States military with Sue's help and captured by Ben, who has become a military asset along with Johnny and Sue. [38] Although Kinberg contradicted this statement,[39] Bryan Singer confirmed talks of a potential crossover among Fox. Pixomondo delivered Sue Storm's force-field and cloaking effects and augmented Doom's costume. Principal photography began in May 2014 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and lasted for two months. FAN CAST: The Fantastic 4 After a very long and very troubling history in the movin’ pictures, the possibility of the Fantastic 4 heading to Disney/Marvel is more real than ever…or at least more real than the wet dream that is the X-Men coming into the fold. Reed enjoys spending time with Susan, but knows that he'll probably stay stuck in the friend zone. That's reality though. At the castle, Susan turns invisible and flies herself over the gate using a force field which she stands on top of. Johnny brings Frankie, Ben brings his Aunt Petunia, and Reed invites Willie Lumpkin because he can't think of anyone else. The Quantum Gate explodes, altering Reed, Sue, Johnny and Ben on a genetic level and granting them superhuman abilities beyond their control: Reed can stretch like rubber, Susan can become invisible and generate force fields, Johnny can engulf his entire body in fire and fly, and Ben develops a rock-like hide which gives him superhuman strength and durability. Months later, Johnny and Ben are watching TV when Reed comes and changes it to the news. Marvel Fanon is a FANDOM Comics Community. NYC Passerby (uncredited) Andrew j Spinks. It bombed really hard. He also criticized the blatant continuity errors, such as Mara's changing hair style and color and Teller's disappearing facial hair, brought on by the film's reshoots. Case in point: 2015's Fantastic Four, which was produced by Kingsman director Matthew Vaughn. [18] Kinberg stated that the film would be converted to 3D in post-production,[76] but those plans were canceled, with Trank stating that he wanted "the viewing experience of Fantastic Four to remain as pure as possible for the audience, which means in 2D". In the castle, she watches Elder sit on his throne. Storm. It was a box office bomb,[4][5] grossing $168 million worldwide against a production budget of $155 million and losing up to $100 million. Disney's CEO Bob Iger stated that they plan to integrate the Fantastic Four into the MCU. James E. Price served as the over-all visual effects supervisor. "[72], The film used the Los Angeles-based company OTOY for its visual effects. This summer's Fantastic Four reboot was a fantastic flop.. (Disney+ Original Series). Is he right? ... 2017. Jon Watts Directing Marvel's Fantastic Four Film. One of his mole creatures smells Susan, and growls at her. They rush down into Reed's lab, where Reed and Susan's invention is... a high-tech flying vehicle, which Johnny dubs "the Fantasti-Car". Dissatisfied with the production, Fox executives mandated reshoots, which took place in January 2015. And it would've recieved [sic] great reviews. [149] Later that month, Toby Kebbell stated he had no interest in reprising his role as Dr. Doom if a sequel were to happen. Susan tries to escape, but another mole creature smells her. Elder agrees to return to Latveria and use his mole army for good, starting by commanding the moles to clean up and rebuild New York after the battle. It is the third and final theatrical Fantastic Four film to be produced and distributed by 20th Century Fox and a reboot of the Fantastic Four film franchise. The four must learn to harness their new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy. [54], Fantastic Four had a production budget of $155 million. [141][142][143][144] Despite the performance, it was reported in September 2015 that Fox still planned to produce a sequel, with Simon Kinberg working on the project. Ben jumps out of the car, and knocks Elder off of the monster. At the Baxter Building, Susan is working with Reed in his lab. Fantastic Four (2015) Favorite Movie Button Overview; Movie Times + Tickets; Synopsis; Movie Reviews; Trailers; More. Susan calls for back up over an earpiece, and the others take off to the castle. "[127], Yahoo! They take off, but are pursued by Latverian fighter jets. Slater added "I never saw 95% of those notes," and left after six months. [97][98] In December 2012, the film was scheduled for a March 6, 2015, release date,[99] and was later changed again in November 2013 to June 19, 2015, before settling on its final date of August 7, 2015. "[157] However, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige stated in June 2017 that there were no plans of adding the Fantastic Four to the MCU at that time. Elder becomes famous, and is invited to dinner with the president. Expressing dissatisfaction towards the final product, he stated, "A year ago I had a fantastic version of this. Susan asks why, but the guards tell them to leave immediately. [77] A sequence showing The Thing performing a "dive-bomb" in the film was cut due to budget constraints. [67] While Fox distribution chief Chris Aronson claimed that Fox supported Trank's version of the film,[68] Kebbell conversely stated, "I tell you, the honest truth is [Trank] did cut a great film that you'll never see. Harvey, wearing a dirty green cloak and strange glasses, tells Lucia that Latveria is under his control. After the end credits, we see Lucia in a Latverian prison, when a purple sphere of light glows in front of her. Apparently, the old Yancy Street Gang has been causing trouble in the neighborhood. Fantastic Four Marvel Movie Officially Announced. The Fantastic Four is Marvel Comics' "first family". Elder's mole creatures attack the castle, and Elder reveals that they now do everything he tells them to. Reed, Susan, Johnny and Ben arrive in Latveria to meet with Elder, but the castle gates are closed and the guards tell them they cannot enter. Marvel's Agents of S.W.O.R.D. "[66] Trank deleted the message shortly after. As of December 2018, the film had grossed $13.4 million on home video. [47] Mads Mikkelsen also auditioned for the role of Doom; initially reported as having walked out calling the audition process "mad" and "wrong", Mikkelsen later stated that the only thing he was asked to do during his audition was stretch his arms as long as he could make them. [118] It received a "C–" rating from audiences surveyed by CinemaScore on a scale of A+ to F, which was referred to by Pamela McClintock of The Hollywood Reporter as "the worst grade that anyone can remember for a marquee superhero title made by a major Hollywood studio. Outside, Reed and Johnny battle countless soldiers. [18], According to 20th Century Fox's consultant for their Marvel Comics–based films, Mark Millar, the film would take place in the same universe as the X-Men film series. [26], —Simon Kinberg on adapting the Fantastic Four comic books into film[27], In August 2009, 20th Century Fox announced that they would reboot the Fantastic Four film franchise. ", "How are the new 'Fantastic Four' and 2013's 'Arrested Development' related? [126] James Berardinelli gave the film two and a half stars out of four, saying Fantastic Four is "no better or worse [than] the other superhero movies of 2015", welcoming the dark tone, and praising the performance of the main actors. Reed is brought to Area 57, where Dr. Allen conscripts him into rebuilding the Quantum Gate in exchange for giving Reed the resources to find a cure. "[125], David Jenkins of Little White Lies, on the other hand, praised Fantastic Four for its stylistic deviation from other recent superhero films, and argued that the film's characters "make decisions which may appear to lack credibility, but the writing works hard to show you why these people are doing what they are doing – and it's not just haphazard patching work, but believable reasons which build on the themes of the movie". It was also the last Fantastic Four film to be produced by 20th Century Fox until the film rights reverted back to Marvel Studios following the acquisition of 21st Century Fox by Disney in 2019; a second reboot, set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, is currently in development. [163] Kevin Feige revealed in December 2020 that Jon Watts, director of the MCU films Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far from Home, would direct the film. "[93] Drew McWeeny of HitFix said the film "looks like it was approached with serious intent" and that the scale "feels positively intimate. [34] In February 2013, Matthew Vaughn was attached to produce, and Seth Grahame-Smith hired to polish the script. Johnny and Sue have been outfitted with specialized suits designed to help them control their abilities. 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[158], On December 14, 2017, Marvel Studios's parent company, The Walt Disney Company, agreed to acquire 20th Century Fox's parent company, 21st Century Fox. It came in second place behind Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation ($28.5 million). The website's critical consensus reads, "Dull and downbeat, this Fantastic Four proves a woefully misguided attempt to translate a classic comic series without the humor, joy, or colorful thrills that made it great. [100], Fantastic Four grossed $56.1 million in North America and $111.9 million in other territories for a worldwide total of $167.9 million, against a production budget of $155 million (estimated $200 million including marketing and distribution costs), making it the lowest grossing Fantastic Four film to date, as well as one of the biggest flops from a Marvel property after Howard the Duck (1986), Elektra (2005; also by Fox), and Punisher: War Zone (2008). Returning to Earth, the group is rewarded by the US military for their heroics by being given a new base of operations known as "Central City" to study their abilities without government interference. [10] Additional music contributions were made by Miles Hankins, Brandon Roberts, Marcus Trumpp, and Buck Sanders,[80] with American hip-hop recording artist El-P scoring the end credits of the film. [79] Philip Glass was also hired to work on the score with Beltrami. The front gate flies open as a guard is thrown through it. Akiva Goldsman was hired as producer, and Michael Green to write the screenplay. [82] In July 2015, Beltrami attended the 2015 San Diego Comic-Con International to discuss scoring the film. Fox had originally scheduled the Fantastic Four sequel to drop on June 2nd, but the film will now open in theaters on June 9, 2017 according to The Projection List. Many other sources claimed that there was "erratic behavior" from Trank on the set of the film, which resulted in Fox's negative treatment of him. One of the lessons we learned on that movie is we want to make sure to get it 100% right, because we will not get another chance with the fans". [43][44] In February, it was revealed that Michael B. Jordan would play Johnny Storm / Human Torch, and Mara was cast as Sue Storm / Invisible Woman. Fox has also slated an untitled Marvel film for July 13, 2018. "[124] A.O. A mole charges at him, but he smacks it in the face with the soldier's body. He throws the soldier against the wall, and helps Susan battle the monsters. [92] Sean O'Connell of CinemaBlend called the trailer "amazing" and said that it "does a much better job of setting up everyone's roles. Elder has gone mad, and believes the mole monsters are the closest thing he has to a family now. [34] Later that year, Kate Mara admitted that her experience working on the film was "horrible". : The Untold Story of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four, Live-action theatrical films based on Marvel Comics, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Fantastic_Four_(2015_film)&oldid=993583816#Sequel, Short description is different from Wikidata, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn, Hutch Parker, Robert Kulzer, Gregory Goodman, This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 10:49. "[122] Todd McCarthy of The Hollywood Reporter felt the film is "like a 100-minute trailer for a movie that never happens." He ignores it, and continues talking with Frankie. [134] It was later released on Ultra HD Blu-ray on March 1, 2016. "[123] In a review for Screen Daily, Tim Grierson criticized the film's narrative as nonsensical, making the film "progressively more muddled and tedious. [59] The film was planned to be shot in Vancouver, Canada, but was moved to Louisiana due to the state's film production tax incentives. [60] During filming, producers Hutch Parker and Simon Kinberg rewrote Trank's original script and gave the film a different ending. Remind me on my way home to do something about that. [21], The second trailer for the film was released in April 2015. [81] To promote the film, Kim Nam-joon, known as RM of the K-pop group BTS, and American recording artist Mandy Ventrice, worked on the digital single "Fantastic", which was released alongside the South Korean run of the film. Fantastic Four opens August 7, 2015, Deadpool on February 12, 2016, X-Men: Apocalypse on May 27, 2016, Gambit is coming October 7, 2016, The Wolverine 3 (not the official title) on March 3, 2017, Fantastic Four 2 on June 2, 2017, and some as-yet unspecified X-Men film on July 13th, 2018. Much of Trank's suggestions were swiftly ignored. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 9% based on 258 reviews, with a weighted average rating of 3.46/10. Victor attempts to touch the green lava-like substance, causing the ground they are standing on to erupt. Lucia orders the soldiers to attack Elder, but giant mole creatures climb up out of the ground and kill them all. Fantastic: Richards has been exploring the universe in his garage after school. [151][152] On February 24, 2017, when asked by Collider whether they would make another Fantastic Four film, Kinberg stated "I have no idea. [7] Sam Riley, Eddie Redmayne, and Domhnall Gleeson were considered for Doctor Doom. "[83] The film score was released on August 14, 2015, by Sony Classical Records. Reed says they'll never get there fast enough, and Susan comes up with an idea. He returned the gun after production had wrapped. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. [48][49] In April, Tim Blake Nelson entered final negotiations to play Harvey Elder. [73][74][75] Moving Pictures Company took on the visual effects for The Thing, rendering a fully digital character based on Jamie Bell's on-set performance and the Human Torch's fiery visual effects. So for me it was just a really good story and give… In Latveria, Elder invites the Fantastic Four to a special dinner, and each of them are allowed to bring guests. [78], The studio was caught off-guard by the first cut of the film for having a "morose tone". [10][56][57][58] The film received $29.1 million in tax incentives and spent $97.4 million in Louisiana. Our Fantastic Four are the adults of the MCU, so we've gone for a slightly older cast than some may expect. [112][113], Outside North America, the film grossed $33.1 million on its opening weekend from 43 countries from 8,996 screens, coming at second place behind Rogue Nation at the international box office. There’s a lot of hope that a Fantastic Four film at Marvel Studios can finally right the ship that has gone so astray for so long. They just keep trying to force him into the Fantastic Four... Doom is a monster, but you know my Doom was not, so there's that". In July 2012, Josh Trank was hired to direct, and Jeremy Slater as screenwriter. She decides to step up and become ruler of Latveria, but suddenly the castle is attacked. Back in 2015, 20th Century Fox pooped out a new reboot of Fantastic Four called "Fant4stic." Lucia asks him what he's talking about, and Harvey reveals that after two years stuck in a deep cavern, he dug a tunnel to escape, but eventually reached a subterranean city full of strange creatures, becoming their ruler. [97][102][103][104] The film made $2.7 million from late night previews on the night of August 6. She generates a big force field for Ben and Reed to stand on with her so she can fly them all the way there, as Johnny flies himself there with his fire powers. Movies,[128] Toronto Sun,[129] Indiewire,[130] and Rolling Stone have included Fantastic Four in their lists compiling the worst films of 2015. The people of Latveria live in peace, and worship Elder. A third film, Fantastic Four 3, is set to come out in 2019. [153], Matthew Vaughn has expressed interest in directing a new version of Fantastic Four himself as an apology saying, "One of my favorites is the Fantastic Four, so maybe one day I'll try and rectify the mistake. [28] At the time, actors Adrien Brody and Jonathan Rhys Meyers were considered for the role of Mr. Before that, Fox released FF movies in 2005 and 2007. [138] Fox then rescheduled the release for June 2, 2017, with War for the Planet of the Apes taking its place on the July 14, 2017, slot. While it underperformed in certain countries, it opened at number one in 20 countries. ", "Why did Fantastic Four director Josh Trank slam his own movie? Teller said of the role, "When I read the script, I didn't feel like I was reading this larger-than-life, incredible superhero tale. [4][5][111] It was dubbed the second biggest box office failure of 2015, behind Tomorrowland, estimating the film's losses to be between $80 million and $100 million. "[120] Jim Vejvoda of IGN criticized the film as "aesthetically drab and dramatically inert", said that the two previous Fantastic Four films "seem better in hindsight", and that the film did not show enough character development between the members of the team. It is the sequel to Fantastic Four. He is sobbing, as he knows his reign over the land will not last long. Others had accused the film as an attempt by 20th Century Fox to retain the film rights to the Fantastic Four compared to Roger Corman’s unreleased 1994 film. [85][86][87], The teaser trailer for Fantastic Four was released in January 2015 to a generally positive response. ", "Junkie XL, Brian Tyler, Marco Beltrami Discuss Scoring for Superheroes and Franchises", "Soundtrack review: Fantastic four (Marco Beltrami and Philipp Glass – 2015)", "How the New 'Fantastic Four' Trailers Stays Faithful to the Original Comics", "The Fantastic Four Movie Seems Really Good! [70], After Stan Lee's death three years later, Trank lamented that he had "let him down", even though after the film's release, he had received a personal letter from Lee asking him if he was okay. A monster climbs up through the ground and charges at her, knocking her down. From what everybody has said, it was a really bad movie. With Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell. "[116] It is currently the lowest-rated film on Rotten Tomatoes out of all theatrical films based on Marvel Comics properties. 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