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The Baton Rouge-shot superhero flick shows us the true origins of the Four’s friendships and the birth of their powers. Tim Blake Nelson starts the trailer out by scolding Dr. Storm for spending millions of dollars without turning a profit or any valuable ideas. Dr. Storm, played by House of Cards star Reg E. Cathey, says that the future is bright with the addition of Reed Richards.

Miles Teller plays Reed Richards and I’m already a fan of his contagious nerd-isms. We see the Four’s relationships forming right before our eyes. We also find out that Kate Mara, Sue Storm, is the daughter of Dr. Storm and sister of Johnny Storm played by Michael B. Jordan. The Thing, played by Jamie Bell, will provide muscle and won’t let any of the other lab coats bully Richard Reed, it’s cool to see their polar opposite attitudes form an admirable relationship.

Reed Richards seems to form great relationships with each member of the Fantastic Four and he shows that he is a born leader. He is smart, courageous, loyal and wishes to get his friends back to normal. Fortunately, Johnny Storm wishes to use their powers to help people and save the world from Doom. Doctor Doom.

We finally get the much anticipated arrival of Doctor Doom. He looks evil, metallic, menacing and sports an incredible hoody. We traverse dimensions with the four (actually five, but it seems that the one dude will die on the journey) and we enter the world where inhabited by Doctor Doom.

A major plus for me as a viewer is the comedy and chemistry the cast has on screen together. Miles Teller seems to have the nerd comedy beats down to a science (pun intended!). He, along with Michael B. Jordan have a couple of sequences together that are sure to generate chuckles throughout the theater, the classic fist bump mishap for example. We also catch a budding kindergarten-like flirtatious love interest between Reed Richards and Sue Storm.

Aaron Williamson will play a Navy Seal in Fantastic Four. Read Aaron’s Health Scene column here. Check out some recent photos of Fantastic Four here. Fantastic Four flies into theaters August 7. Directed by Josh Trank, this re-imagining looks to be a thrill ride.

Source: /film

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PHOTOS: The Thing is Revealed in ‘Fantastic Four’

by Jordan McGuire on April 10, 2015

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Thanks to 20th Century Fox, /film and apparently some dude’s Instagram feed, we finally see the industrial strength official photo of The Thing, the rock formation from the new superhero flick Fantastic Four. Along with The Thing photo, we see two other awesome photos from the upcoming film. We can over analyze both photos below.

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This photo looks to be Richard Reed. Miles Teller is laying on some sort of device that will either help or hurt his flexibility. His left arm appears to be stretched more so than his right and it seems that his hands are no pictured or are completely absent. Are those scientists in the green suits? Not too sure if this is a positive or negative photo for Mr. Fantastic but I certainly can’t wait to find out.

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The last photo looks like it is right out of a shot from Prometheus or even Interstellar. The shot itself looks superb and the world that is set up is incredibly vast. The setting alone looks to be out of this world and creates a universe that is like no other Fantastic Four film we’ve seen before.

Fantastic Four opens August 7. The superhero picture is written Simon Kinberg and directed by Josh Trank. The film stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell.

Fantastic Four, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, 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.

Visit the official website for Fantastic Four here. And watch the trailer here.

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INT’L TRAILER: Baton Rouge-Shot ‘Fantastic Four’

by Jordan McGuire on April 6, 2015

Above is an international trailer for the Baton Rouge-shot flick Fantastic Four. You can watch the initial teaser trailer here. Still no answers to the “Be ready for what is coming” dialogue but we’re getting closer.

The new international trailer shows us some of the same images we saw in the first teaser trailer. The newest installment brings the four a little closer and reveals their powers more individually.

We see Johnny “flame on,” we see Sue Storm’s blue force-field, we see The Thing’s massive rock crushing power and we see Reed Richard’s flexibility for a brief second.

The Interstellar-esque theme continues with this international trailer. The corn fields and the endless world destruction reminds me of the imagery in Christopher Nolan’s most recent sci-fi epic. After recently binge watching and finally finishing season three of House of Cards, I couldn’t help but love Freddy’s (Reg E. Cathey) methodical voice-over narration. Still no sign of Toby Kebbell playing Victor Domachev but I’m sure it won’t be long before he shows up.

Fantastic Four is directed by Chronicle helmer Josh Trank. The superhero film stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell.

The film wrapped in Baton Rouge in early August 2014 and is set to be released August 7.

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PHOTOS: ‘Fantastic Four’

by Jordan McGuire on February 26, 2015

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The new Fantastic Four reboot will stray far away from the cartoonish films that precedes it. Chronicle director Josh Trank says that his new film will own the tone of a “dark Amblin movie.” Both Trank and writer/ producer Simon Kinberg say that they want to take the silliness out of the narrative and contextualize everything in a real world.

Trank and his team have done a good job of slowly but surely releasing small tidbits of the new film. We have learned about the cast a while ago. We saw their matching uniforms. We saw the trailer. And now, Empire has provided us with four new awesome stills.

These four stills don’t reveal too much, which is exactly what we want. The new four are young, seemingly naive, attractive and have so much to prove. Let’s see if they can succeed in a world where their powers aren’t necessarily overwhelming and completely dominant. No photos of the villain Victor Domachev yet, but I sense there are some on the horizon. Fantastic Four opens August 7, 2015.

Source: /Film

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Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm (The Human Torch)

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Miles Teller as Reed Richards (Mr. Fantastic)

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Kate Mara as Sue Storm (The Invisible Woman)

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Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm (The Thing)

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PHOTOS: ‘Fantastic Four’

by Jordan McGuire on January 28, 2015

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With the incredible buzz lingering from Guardians of the Galaxy and the new hype regarding Ant-Man it seems that Fantastic Four will fit the mold of the next big summer movie. The Fantastic Four trailer shows glimpses of Interstellar-like cornfield settings and has similarities to the Godzilla trailer. Fox has done their job of creating a dark environment the Four will inhabit.

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The superhero team will reform their origins and powers will collide. The voiceover within the trailer is similar to Michael Douglas’ in the trailer for Ant-Man. The lulling sounds of Reg E. Cathey’s voice oddly brings intensity immediately and we must “be ready for what’s coming.” There’s more!

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Kate Mara on ‘Fantastic Four’

by Kate Bannon

As the all-new Josh Trank-directed comic reboot Fantastic Four films in Baton Rouge, Kate Mara revealed a few clues about the film. Mara plays Susan “Sue” Storm aka The Invisible Woman. In a recent interview with Esquire Mexico, Mara graces the cover of their July 2014 issue, chatting about her upcoming role. Thankfully, ComicBookMovies.com did the transcribing for us. Q: How do you […]

IN THEATERS: ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’, ‘Snowpiercer’, ‘Begin Again’

by Rachel McMullen

Transformers: Age of Extinction A mechanic and his daughter make a discovery of a lifetime when they find a seemingly regular automobile is actually injured transformer, Optimus Prime. As the government calls for extinction of all transformers they begin to close in on the ones still operating. As the transformers begin to re-emerge into the […]