Fantastic Four reboot cast idea

#1 Posted by sunhawk (550 posts) - - Show Bio

Jeff Goldblum as Reed Richards

Amanda Tapping as Sue Storm

Jesse Spencer as Jonny Storm

Micheal Chiklis again as The Thing

and Hugo Weaving as Victor von Doom

since the reboot doesn't have to be an origin story like what the second hulk movie did. then we can use older actors.

#2 Posted by Harryman (314 posts) - - Show Bio

@sunhawk said:

Jeff Goldblum as Reed Richards

Amanda Tapping as Sue Storm

Jesse Spencer as Jonny Storm

Micheal Chiklis again as The Thing

and Hugo Weaving as Victor von Doom

since the reboot doesn't have to be an origin story like what the second hulk movie did. then we can use older actors.

Nice, but Rain (Korean pop dude) could be Richards dude...

#3 Posted by spiderpool94 (467 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone but Amanda Tapping. ANYONE.

#4 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

@Harryman said:

@sunhawk said:

Jeff Goldblum as Reed Richards

Amanda Tapping as Sue Storm

Jesse Spencer as Jonny Storm

Micheal Chiklis again as The Thing

and Hugo Weaving as Victor von Doom

since the reboot doesn't have to be an origin story like what the second hulk movie did. then we can use older actors.

Nice, but Rain (Korean pop dude) could be Richards dude...

Waht. Old boy from Ninja Assassin?

#5 Posted by Harryman (314 posts) - - Show Bio

@KnightRise said:

@Harryman said:

@sunhawk said:

Jeff Goldblum as Reed Richards

Amanda Tapping as Sue Storm

Jesse Spencer as Jonny Storm

Micheal Chiklis again as The Thing

and Hugo Weaving as Victor von Doom

since the reboot doesn't have to be an origin story like what the second hulk movie did. then we can use older actors.

Nice, but Rain (Korean pop dude) could be Richards dude...

Waht. Old boy from Ninja Assassin?

Dude... ethnicity doesn't matter...Rain is a method actor...he trumps every damn actor in Hollywoood now..

#6 Posted by Mucklefluga (2590 posts) - - Show Bio

@sunhawk said:

Jeff Goldblum as Reed Richards

Amanda Tapping as Sue Storm

Jesse Spencer as Jonny Storm

Micheal Chiklis again as The Thing

and Hugo Weaving as Victor von Doom

since the reboot doesn't have to be an origin story like what the second hulk movie did. then we can use older actors.

I reckon it will be an origin story but i HOPE it isn't. And i think Hugo won't play another comic book character for a while after what he said about being Red Skull.

#7 Posted by Gambit1024 (9890 posts) - - Show Bio

I have a feeling that this new movie's going to have a younger FF. Ultimate style.

#8 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

@Harryman said:

@KnightRise said:

@Harryman said:

@sunhawk said:

Jeff Goldblum as Reed Richards

Amanda Tapping as Sue Storm

Jesse Spencer as Jonny Storm

Micheal Chiklis again as The Thing

and Hugo Weaving as Victor von Doom

since the reboot doesn't have to be an origin story like what the second hulk movie did. then we can use older actors.

Nice, but Rain (Korean pop dude) could be Richards dude...

Waht. Old boy from Ninja Assassin?

Dude... ethnicity doesn't matter...Rain is a method actor...he trumps every damn actor in Hollywoood now..

I didn't say anything about his ethnicicty....he's an odd choice, A) because he looks so young and B) I've seen Ninja Assassin and Speed Racer. His acting is underwhelming.

#9 Posted by Harryman (314 posts) - - Show Bio

@KnightRise said:

@Harryman said:

@KnightRise said:

@Harryman said:

@sunhawk said:

Jeff Goldblum as Reed Richards

Amanda Tapping as Sue Storm

Jesse Spencer as Jonny Storm

Micheal Chiklis again as The Thing

and Hugo Weaving as Victor von Doom

since the reboot doesn't have to be an origin story like what the second hulk movie did. then we can use older actors.

Nice, but Rain (Korean pop dude) could be Richards dude...

Waht. Old boy from Ninja Assassin?

Dude... ethnicity doesn't matter...Rain is a method actor...he trumps every damn actor in Hollywoood now..

I didn't say anything about his ethnicicty....he's an odd choice, A) because he looks so young and B) I've seen Ninja Assassin and Speed Racer. His acting is underwhelming.

Speed Racer is for rednecks..Ninja Assassin on the other hand is an underrated masterpiece...

#10 Posted by Video_Martian (5645 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gambit1024 said:

I have a feeling that this new movie's going to have a younger FF. Ultimate style.

Maybe...

#11 Posted by Chaos Burn (1787 posts) - - Show Bio

bad cast list... sorry, my opinion

#12 Posted by OmegaTheDestroyer (1009 posts) - - Show Bio

My Version

Director – Brad Bird

Mr. Fantastic (Reed Richards) – Eion Bailey

Invisible Woman (Sue Storm) – Abbie Cornish

Human Torch (Johnny Storm) – Colton Haynes

The Thing (Ben Grimm) – Ryan Hurst

Doctor Doom (Victor Von Doom) – Benedict Cumberbatch

Alicia Masters – Michelle Williams

Namor the Sub-Mariner (Namor McKenize) – Tahmoh Penikett

Super-Skrull – Sala Baker

Silver Surfer (Norrin Radd) – Luke Goss

Galactus – Christopher Lee (voice)

Uatu the Watcher - Phil LaMarr (voice)

#13 Posted by catfightfan (597 posts) - - Show Bio

This is the first time that I have seen Amanda Tapping nominated to play Sue Storm and I have read threads like this one on many different boards. I could definitely live with Amanda, as I liked her in Stargate SG-1, but she would not be my first choice. Goldblum is an interesting one for Reed Richards. I remember him from Jurassic Park. Again, I could live with him, but would probably prefer someone else. Many seem to like Chiklis as the Thing. Again, I can deal with that. As for the Torch, I do not know Jesse Spencer, so I cannot comment. Personally, I really want the new Captain America actor to return as the Torch, but I suppose that is very unlikely. Chris Evans was absolutely perfect as Johnny Storm in the first two films. He was the only one that I thought truly stood out, though I thought everyone did an acceptable job at playing their parts. How about Amy Adams as Alicia Masters with her lovely red hair, though if she had blonde hair she could pass very easily for Sue Storm with her pretty blue eyes and fair skin?

#14 Posted by BR_Havoc (1331 posts) - - Show Bio

I do not really have a cast in mind but I do hope that for the reboot of the movies they have the team older, With Sue and Reed already married.

#15 Posted by JonSmith (4001 posts) - - Show Bio

@BR_Havoc said:

I do not really have a cast in mind but I do hope that for the reboot of the movies they have the team older, With Sue and Reed already married.

It won't be. If Marvel can't tolerate MJ and Peter in the comics anymore(obligatory: **** YOU QUESADA!), there's no way a movie with a married couple is going to go through. Though I'd really like to see it.

#16 Posted by BR_Havoc (1331 posts) - - Show Bio

@JonSmith said:

@BR_Havoc said:

I do not really have a cast in mind but I do hope that for the reboot of the movies they have the team older, With Sue and Reed already married.

It won't be. If Marvel can't tolerate MJ and Peter in the comics anymore(obligatory: **** YOU QUESADA!), there's no way a movie with a married couple is going to go through. Though I'd really like to see it.

Its sad but you are right. As much as I believe that the FF comics got stronger after Sue and Reed got married and at this point there marriage is so critical to the team and the comic its self. Fox will want a clean origin story but maybe they could do a trilogy first movie Sue and Reed get together, second then get married and the third she gets pregnant and has Franklin.

Quesada was a fool ruin Peter and MJ the way he did, I mean he took the JMS written Peter that was more of an adult( and the book was selling HUGE) and said NO Peter has to be a 30 year old man child and how did that effect the books sales in a pretty negative way. I just hope Slott gets them back together after this whole Superior Spider-Man arc is finished.

#17 Posted by Rabidwolfdog (259 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd like to seee Noah Wyle play Mr.Fantastic, big fan of his, one of the reasons I like Falling Skies

#18 Posted by Omega Ray Jay (7909 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd like to see an unknown given the Doom role, fed up of seeing obvious casting in the villain roles, like Hugo Weaving in Cap who in my opinion was the worst part of that movie and the worst villain in Phase 1.

#19 Edited by Rabidwolfdog (259 posts) - - Show Bio

@OmegaTheDestroyer said:

My Version

The Thing (Ben Grimm) – Ryan Hurst

Ok it looks like Me and you agree, Opie from SOA should be Ben Grimm, hes got the size and attitude. At work I pondered this. So.... heres my Verison

Mr. Fantastic - Noah Wyle

Sue Storm - Anna Torv

Johnny Storm - Alex Pettyfer

Ben Grimm - Ryan Hurst

Namor- Jay Chou

Dr. Doom - Wes Bentley

Mole Man - Tom Waits

Moloid General - Doug Jones

Director - Roland Emmerich ( Day After Tomorrow, ID4, 2012)

Writen by Mark Waid

#20 Posted by OmegaTheDestroyer (1009 posts) - - Show Bio

@Rabidwolfdog said:

@OmegaTheDestroyer said:

My Version

The Thing (Ben Grimm) – Ryan Hurst

Ok it looks like Me and you agree, Opie from SOA should be Ben Grimm, hes got the size and attitude. At work I pondered this. So.... heres my Version

Yeah I think he would be great in the role. I was trying to find actors capable of playing Reed, Doom, and Ben that were around the same age but still somewhat older then Sue and around 10 years older then Johnny so I was really happy to find Benedict Cumberbatch and Ryan Hurst were the same age, Reed is a little tougher for me to decide on but Eion Bailey can do it.

#21 Edited by manifestpanda (11 posts) - - Show Bio

There's a lot of options, the reboot cast is a great Ultimate FF cast, which is what I think they're going for. Although I don't know if they have chemistry or if Trank will be able to make it seem like they do. I think the only gripe people have (besides the blatant racism disguised as nerd rage straw man arguments) is that they're too young to play the main continuity cast, which is correct. I really hope we do eventually get a true to form Fantastic Four movie with a proper adventurous and epic tone, directed by someone talented, and with a really solid cast that works well together.

Obviously people's fan casts for FF have included talented actors like Charlize Theron/Invisible Woman, Benedict Cumberbatch/Mister Fantastic, and Hunter Parish/Human Torch. Bruce Willis and mma guys always get brought up when the Thing is being cast, it confuses me that just because Chikilis already looked like the thing that now the standard procedure is "they should cast a short bald guy".

My dream cast for the team could take place in the 60's as a period piece (which Fox should have done now that the first class team is working out for them) or in a present day the way I assume even Disney would do it.

Jon Hamm as Reed Richards, he's proven he works well in the 1960's with Mad Men and he has a confident charisma that could give Mister Fantastic that sort of tasteful reinvention that Downey managed to do with Iron Man.














And while Theron is a good choice, I think Elizabeth Banks as Susan Storm could bring a lot to the table regarding her personality, I feel like she could bounce lines off the actors really well and not come off as this antiquated damsel in distress, but I do agree that Theron would probably pull off the action scenes like a badass.














I agree with people that think Hunter Parish looks like Johnny Storm, but he never exuded fun like Michael B. Jordan does. I think Chris Evans did a really good job. So this one is a toss up, I like Jordan but if we were trying to appease the source material "purists" then I would say that Dean Franco embodies that cockiness.















My ideal Ben Grimm is a fan casting list favorite for just about everything, and it's a testament to his versatility as a grump. I think Karl Urban, due to his portrayal of Dredd and to a lesser extent Bones from Star Trek, would make a great Thing.

Because regardless of how crazy everyone is about Ben looking like the thing before he even transforms, he was just a brown haired depression era boxer from Yancy Street.













Victor Von Doom really should be European, I've heard Clive Owen before and it might work, Mads Mikkelsen from hannibal would be an incredible choice the very best Doom in my opinion would be Cristoph Waltz, He just has that classy and flamboyant rage within him. Not to mention his accent. Also, Bill Nigh would be a great voice actor if we introduced Doom already in his suit in the franchise.

I like the guy they're getting to play mole man in the reboot, I believe he was in O' Brother Where Art Thou? and played the Leader that never was in the Norton Incredible Hulk movie. However, Andy Serkis (gollum) could do an amazing job. I also think Max Von Sydow (the priest from the exorcist who is still alive right now) sounds just like all the old cartoon galactus'.

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