Fox Announces the FF Reboot for 2015

#1 Edited by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

Read 'em and weep.

In 2015, not only are we getting Avengers, Ant-Man, Justice League, and Star Wars, but now we're getting the Fantastic Four as well.

I'm convinced that 2015 is the year of the nerdgasm.

#2 Posted by tomlikesfries (5318 posts) - - Show Bio

As long as the movie is not as bad as the first two, I'm cool with it :P

#3 Posted by The_Tree (8487 posts) - - Show Bio

Hope it doesn't suck.

#4 Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy (8606 posts) - - Show Bio

I sure do hope it will be better than the previous two.

#5 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11568 posts) - - Show Bio

Could be an interesting year or a devastating one.

#6 Posted by Mercy_ (92792 posts) - - Show Bio

Don't see how it could be much worse...

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#7 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11568 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mercy_: Directed by Joel Schumacher.

#8 Posted by Mercy_ (92792 posts) - - Show Bio

@Supreme Marvel: You shut your mouth O_O

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#9 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11568 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mercy_: Invisible nipple studs.

#10 Edited by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

I have confidence in this one.

For one thing, it's a reboot. Secondly, Josh Trank is a good director; Chronicle was awesome. Next, you have Millar overseeing the script, and from what I understand (I plan to buy it after the holidays), his FF run was pretty decent.

So I wouldn't worry too much. Unless they do the same mistakes twice and have someone as terrible as Alba playing a strong role like Sue, make Galactus a cloud, and BS not Dr. Doom, we should be alright. And I know Millar wouldn't do any of those things. Well, possibly the cloud thing, but he'd at least explain it. Dude's good at what he does.

Then again... He did do the Ultimate FF, and he gave Doom goat legs... No. Trank wouldn't allow that. I have to keep faith, here.

#11 Posted by Mercy_ (92792 posts) - - Show Bio

@Supreme Marvel said:

@Mercy_: Invisible nipple studs.

why why why

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#12 Posted by Supreme Marvel (11568 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mercy_: Because people expect it!

#13 Posted by The Poet (8646 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll wait to make a conclusion about this movie until I see the cast...

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#14 Posted by Brazen_Intellect (1157 posts) - - Show Bio

I really think FF could be a major franchise is Marvel still had direct control of it, there are so many ways to tie them into the the MCU (Guardians of the Galaxy cameo anyone?). Sadly it is still in the hands of of chumps at Fox so I'll have to wait and see what talent they get to surround it with.

It's not like they could do worse than Jessica Alba as Sue Storm...or pretty much just about everything in the movie.

#15 Posted by TheCannon (20261 posts) - - Show Bio

@tomlikesfries said:

As long as the movie is not as bad as the first two, I'm cool with it :P

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

I sure do hope it will be better than the previous two.

@The_Tree said:

Hope it doesn't suck.

@Brazen_Intellect said:

I really think FF could be a major franchise is Marvel still had direct control of it, there are so many ways to tie them into the the MCU (Guardians of the Galaxy cameo anyone?). Sadly it is still in the hands of of chumps at Fox so I'll have to wait and see what talent they get to surround it with.

It's not like they could do worse than Jessica Alba as Sue Storm...or pretty much just about everything in the movie.

These are pretty right.

#16 Posted by queenfrost_ (2611 posts) - - Show Bio

This would make sense if Marvel owned the rights....

FOX should just give it up and hand over the rights to Marvel, imo. Same with Sony and Spidey. Oh and fox with their copyright over 'mutants'...rme

#17 Posted by Gambit1024 (10217 posts) - - Show Bio

Actually, as of right now, I think Spider-Man is unofficially in the MCU.

#18 Posted by windcaster (245 posts) - - Show Bio

I really hope they go for the Ultimate version. Just don't give Doom superpowers this time.

#19 Posted by judasnixon (8406 posts) - - Show Bio

If it was up to me, which of course it's not, I would 3D animate it based on Jack Kirby style. Brad Bird (Iron Giant) would direct it. Steven Muffat (Doctor Who) would write it.

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#20 Posted by Reignmaker (2365 posts) - - Show Bio

Fantastic Four is one of those weird properties that I'm just not sure fits in the live-action movie realm. Seems to me like Incredibles was the movie that should have been Fantastic Four.

#21 Posted by Reignmaker (2365 posts) - - Show Bio

Another thing I was thinking...this movie is going to have zero hype with the other heavy-hitters being out. Seems to be odd timing for FOX.

#22 Posted by hyiena (2261 posts) - - Show Bio

They plan on putting them in the same universe as the X-men? Why?

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