20th Century Fox released the first trailer on Tuesday for the reboot if you wish of the Fantastic Four a modern telling of how four iconic superheroes came together and came to be.
This newer version of the Fantastic Four is an origin story that was influenced on what Jack Kirby and Stan Lee were creating in the 60’s all the way up to and including present day.
FOX the movie studio behind this newer version of the Fantastic Four is the same studio behind the X-Men movies and even though none of the X-Men movies have ever made mention of our heroes from the Fantastic Four, FOX has gone ahead and set this incarnation in the same time period as the modern day X-Men movies.
This Fantastic Four (2015) is being released a decade after the first “Fantastic Four” movie was released in 2005.
FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
Director: Josh Trank
Cast: Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, and Toby Kebbell
Coming to theaters on August 7, 2015