", "Did The Fantastic Four Buy Avengers Tower In 'Spider-Man: Homecoming'? [140], Due to Fantastic Four's poor box office performance and negative reviews, Pamela McClintock of The Hollywood Reporter said that it "throws into question whether Fox will move ahead with a sequel". [136], As of February 2016, Fantastic Four had sold nearly 400,000 DVD copies and 350,000 Blu-ray copies. 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. A sequel was scheduled to be released on June 9, 2017, but was cancelled after the first film's failure. From what everybody has said, it was a really bad movie. Both weren't good. [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. [7] Sam Riley, Eddie Redmayne, and Domhnall Gleeson were considered for Doctor Doom. ", "Why did Fantastic Four director Josh Trank slam his own movie? Storm. There is no softer way to put it. 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[117] The website Metacritic gave the film a weighted average score of 27 out of 100, based on 40 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews". Without them, there literally is no Marvel. Johnny complains, but Reed says he just wants to catch up on current events. So for me it was just a really good story and give… "I was mostly interested in a black Sue Storm and a black Johnny Storm and a black Franklin Storm...when you're dealing with a studio on a massive movie like that, everybody wants to keep an open mind to who the big stars are going be...I found a lot of pretty heavy push back on casting a black woman in that role." [131], Fantastic Four was released by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on December 15, 2015. The ending had not been finalized and the studio hastily had to cobble together a new ending that was essentially composed of script pieces of the original draft, plus new ones that were being written on the day of reshoots. [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. He ignores it, and continues talking with Frankie. On Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 9% based on 258 reviews, with a weighted average rating of 3.46/10. At the 36th Golden Raspberry Awards, it won in the categories for Worst Director, Worst Prequel, Remake, Rip-off or Sequel and Worst Picture (the latter tied with Fifty Shades of Grey) and was also nominated for Worst Screen Combo and Worst Screenplay. Susan catches Johnny in a force bubble, and brings him back onto the Fantasti-Car. Underground, Elder stands before two moles, "Stan" and "Jack". Susan invites her father, and they all celebrate a new age of peace between the Latverians and the Americans, thanks to the Mole Man. Although a Fantastic Four film had been made in 1994 and never released, fans got their first cinematic fix in 2005 with the release of The Fantastic Four in theaters, which was followed by a sequel in 2007. Fantastic Four (styled as FANT4STIC) is a 2015 American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. [78], The studio was caught off-guard by the first cut of the film for having a "morose tone". At the castle, Susan turns invisible and flies herself over the gate using a force field which she stands on top of. It came in second place behind Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation ($28.5 million). Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Tim Blake Nelson, and Reg E. Cathey reprise their roles as Reed Richards/Mr. In the castle, she watches Elder sit on his throne. Blaming himself for the accident, Reed escapes from the facility and tries to find a cure for their changes. "[90] However, correspondents for Newsarama noted that there was "nothing" in the trailer to characterize it as being based on the Fantastic Four, feeling it could have easily been a substitute for similar science fiction films such as 2014's Interstellar. "[122] Todd McCarthy of The Hollywood Reporter felt the film is "like a 100-minute trailer for a movie that never happens." 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. 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. Fantastic, Susan Storm/Invisible Woman, Johnathan Storm/Human Torch, Benjamin J. Grimm/The Thing, Harvey Elder/Mole Man, and Franklin Storm. Is he right? ... 2017. Disappointed at being denied the chance to join the expedition, Reed, Johnny and Victor along with Ben use the Quantum Gate to embark on an unsanctioned voyage to Planet Zero, which they learn is a world filled with otherworldly substances. They see he's gone, and Susan realizes where he must've gone. The Fantastic Four is Marvel Comics' "first family". [159] The merger was completed by March 20, 2019, and as a result, the film rights reverted to Marvel Studios. Slater added "I never saw 95% of those notes," and left after six months. Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell, Tim Blake Nelson, and Reg E. Cathey reprise their roles as Reed Richards/Mr. [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. 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Case in point: 2015's Fantastic Four, which was produced by Kingsman director Matthew Vaughn. Reed tells Ben that they're no longer superheroes, so Latveria is the government's problem now. [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. Elder falls to the ground, and Reed stretches his arm out of the Fantasti-Car window to catch him before he hits the ground. The moles surround her and overwhelm her, but suddenly Ben smashes through the wall, holding an unconscious Latverian soldier in his hand. 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. "[66] Trank deleted the message shortly after. [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. [3] Matthew Jensen served as director of photography. Fantastic: Richards has been exploring the universe in his garage after school. [96] It was released in North America on August 7, 2015, on 3,995 screens. Though it received praise for the performances of the cast and the musical score. [32][33], Trank and Slater's ideas for the movie were tonally opposite, with Slater revealing that he viewed 2012's The Avengers as a template, while Trank "just fucking hated every second of it." "[116] It is currently the lowest-rated film on Rotten Tomatoes out of all theatrical films based on Marvel Comics properties. 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. He is sobbing, as he knows his reign over the land will not last long. [35][36] In October 2013, Simon Kinberg was hired as co-writer and producer. Disney's CEO Bob Iger stated that they plan to integrate the Fantastic Four into the MCU. "[154] Concept artist Alexander Lozano revealed that Trank's iteration of the Fantastic Four were considered for cameo appearances in Tim Miller's take on Deadpool 2. "[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's mole creatures attack the castle, and Elder reveals that they now do everything he tells them to. In Latveria, Elder orders his mole army to throw Lucia and all the soldiers into the slave pits. Fox has also slated an untitled Marvel film for July 13, 2018. Reed tells Elder that Latveria doesn't have to be at war with America, and Elder's mole empire can actually do some good things for the world. Reed stretches out his arm to grab onto one jet and slam it into the other, causing both of them to explode. the fantastic four Mr. He throws the soldier against the wall, and helps Susan battle the monsters. 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Furthermore, he would purposefully decrease any creative choice he had with it by preventing him from meetings without his permission and limit the amount of notes he got from the studio. Elder has gone mad, and believes the mole monsters are the closest thing he has to a family now. 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. [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. Despite Trank's efforts by having two edits of the film, Rivkin's was ultimately chosen over his. The front gate flies open as a guard is thrown through it. Fantastic, and Kiefer Sutherland the role of The Thing. Elder stormed off riding on what was reported to be "a giant mole that climbed up through the floor." The story of the film focused on four astronauts that were bombarded with cosmic rays from a comet while on an experimental space craft. After Trank officially signed on, he decided to write his own script instead. The two actresses tied the knot in February 2017. I regret that for sure. Lucia orders the soldiers to attack Elder, but giant mole creatures climb up out of the ground and kill them all. [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. Apparently, the old Yancy Street Gang has been causing trouble in the neighborhood. [60] During filming, producers Hutch Parker and Simon Kinberg rewrote Trank's original script and gave the film a different ending. ", "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! At the Baxter Building, Susan is working with Reed in his lab. The film has moved slightly, from a planned May 6, 2022 release date to July 8, 2022. 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. 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. A mole charges at him, but he smacks it in the face with the soldier's body. [85][86][87], The teaser trailer for Fantastic Four was released in January 2015 to a generally positive response. Our Fantastic Four are the adults of the MCU, so we've gone for a slightly older cast than some may expect. [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. Ben is still worried, especially since the last time he dealt with Latverians he was turned into a rock-covered freak. 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. [146] While Kinberg affirmed his intent to make a sequel, Kate Mara said that a sequel looked unlikely, despite expressing interest in reprising her role as Sue Storm. Molly Freeman Aug 24, 2016. Back in 2015, 20th Century Fox pooped out a new reboot of Fantastic Four called "Fant4stic." I think the truth is we would not do another Fantastic Four movie until it was ready to be made. Fantastic One of the most brilliant minds on the planet, Reed Richards can go toe-to-toe in an intellectual conversation with Tony Stark and Hank Pym and in a world-altering conference with the rest of the Illuminati. Susan decides to sneak in using her invisibility. [151][152] On February 24, 2017, when asked by Collider whether they would make another Fantastic Four film, Kinberg stated "I have no idea. [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. Meanwhile, Kate Mara, Saoirse Ronan, Margot Robbie, and Emmy Rossum were tested for Sue. The people of Latveria live in peace, and worship Elder. Much of Trank's suggestions were swiftly ignored. Kate Mara 'Would Be Really Happy' to Return For Fantastic Four 2. [54], Fantastic Four had a production budget of $155 million. https://marvelcomicsfanon.fandom.com/wiki/Fantastic_Four_2_(2017_film)?oldid=210870, Miles Teller as Reed Richards/Mr. Four young outsiders teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe which alters their physical form in shocking ways. That's reality though. [40] Trank has said that the film is heavily influenced by David Cronenberg, that 1981's Scanners and 1986's The Fly influenced the look of the film,[10] and that its overall tone would feel like a "cross between Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton". [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. After Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer disappointed at the box office, Fox announced plans to reboot the franchise and development of the film began in 2009. [21], The second trailer for the film was released in April 2015. 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. 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. 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". [97][102][103][104] The film made $2.7 million from late night previews on the night of August 6. Trank himself has also voiced his displeasure with the final film, blaming studio interference and has since disowned the film. He called the film "maddeningly lame and unimaginative" in addition to criticizing the visual style as a "dark, unattractive, gloomy mode. [135] It was also released on the Disney+ streaming service in June of 2020, the first Marvel movie produced by Fox to be on the service. [50] In May, Reg E. Cathey was cast as Sue's and Johnny's father, Dr. He returned the gun after production had wrapped. 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). [42] Miles Teller, Kit Harington, Richard Madden, and Jack O'Connell were tested for the role of Reed, before Teller was cast. Fantastic Four Is Getting a Surprising Spinoff Movie That Might Actually Work By Eliana Dockterman July 21, 2017 9:23 AM EDT [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). 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. In the process, they acquired extraordinary abilities. [147], In November 2015, the sequel was removed from Fox's release schedule. She turns visible, and Elder orders his moles to kill her. Harvey, wearing a dirty green cloak and strange glasses, tells Lucia that Latveria is under his control. He added that being denied a black Susan Storm should have convinced him to step away from the project. "[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. We'll do our best. 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] 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. Fantastic Four Marvel Movie Officially Announced. Reed says they'll never get there fast enough, and Susan comes up with an idea. In New York, the four land down on the top of the Baxter Building. [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. With Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, Jamie Bell. Ben goes through it, and sees a letter from his Aunt Petunia back on Yancy Street. One year later in 2015, Reed is now a fugitive and has built a suit that helps him control his ability. Meanwhile, Johnny is out on a date with Frankie Rayes, his girlfriend, when he gets a call from Reed. ", "How are the new 'Fantastic Four' and 2013's 'Arrested Development' related? [105] On its opening day, Fantastic Four earned $11.3 million (including Thursday's preview screenings), lower than early tracking,[106][107] and $25.6 million on its opening weekend,[108] marking one of the lowest openings of all time for a big-budget superhero movie which box office analysts have attributed to poor critical reviews and audience reception. [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. A much darker version, and you'll never see it. After all, Elder was working at the Baxter Building before he went missing. [145] Drew McWeeny of HitFix said that while a sequel may not be produced in time for the 2017 release date, Fox would likely attempt to salvage the franchise, working with Trank's defined vision and adding adjustments to it. A third film, Fantastic Four 3, is set to come out in 2019. A monster climbs up through the ground and charges at her, knocking her down. Outside, Reed and Johnny battle countless soldiers. [77] A sequence showing The Thing performing a "dive-bomb" in the film was cut due to budget constraints. Now dubbing himself "Doom", Victor activates a portal on Planet Zero using the Quantum Gate and begins consuming the landscape of the Earth using a structure he created from the rock formations in Planet Zero. Months later, Johnny and Ben are watching TV when Reed comes and changes it to the news. ", "New 'Fantastic Four' Movie in Development at Marvel", "John Krasinski Would Very Much Like to Be Part of the MCU's Fantastic Four", "Marvel Won't Recast Black Panther; Plots 'Fantastic Four' Reboot; Casts Christian Bale in 'Thor 4, An Alan Smithee Film: Burn Hollywood Burn, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2, Hillary's America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party, Questprobe featuring Human Torch and the Thing, Doomed! Fantastic Four 2 is a 2017 American superhero film directed by Josh Trank. Fantastic Four (2015) Favorite Movie Button Overview; Movie Times + Tickets; Synopsis; Movie Reviews; Trailers; More. 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. Reed is kind of worried, but Johnny reminds him that Elder wants to make Latveria a peaceful county, and they won't have to worry about starting a war. [101] In the film's second weekend, it grossed $8 million, dropping 69% from the opening weekend. With Franklin Richards moving his science laboratory to a new, safer facility, the Baxter Building has been turned into an apartment building, with Reed Richards, Susan & Johnny Storm, and Ben Grimm living in the top of the building. Dissatisfied with the production, Fox executives mandated reshoots, which took place in January 2015. Disclaimer (English): "Fantastic Four: Remutations" is a fan film and fan series based on the original Marvel Comics superheroes. 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. NYC Passerby (uncredited) Andrew j Spinks. [51], The casting of a black actor, Michael B. Jordan, as the new Johnny Storm spawned controversy among some fans. 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. [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. [145] In September 2015, Tommy Wiseau expressed enthusiasm in directing a sequel, having personal admiration for the film. One of his mole creatures smells Susan, and growls at her. 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). 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. [137], Before Fantastic Four began filming, 20th Century Fox announced plans for a sequel with a scheduled release date of July 14, 2017. 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. 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. Stephen E. Rivkin was hired to edit the movie together with Trank referring to him as the "de facto director" for the new cut. 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. Directed by Josh Trank, Stephen E. Rivkin. The experiment is successful, and the facility's supervisor, Dr. Allen, plans to send a group from NASA to venture into a parallel dimension known as "Planet Zero". "[127], Yahoo! It bombed really hard. [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. It is the sequel to Fantastic Four. The monsters attack Susan, but she pushes them back with force fields. [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. Reed has his own lab room, and is working on a special project. The Fantastic Four was comprised of leader Reed… [28] At the time, actors Adrien Brody and Jonathan Rhys Meyers were considered for the role of Mr. • Miles Teller as Reed Richards / Mr. They are about to kill Lucia, but Elder orders them to stop, as he has his own plans for Lucia. "[89] Abraham Riesman of New York's Vulture also responded to the trailer positively, saying that the film "could be the most innovative and tonally unique marquee superhero movie. [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. Remind me on my way home to do something about that. [95], The world premiere of Fantastic Four occurred at Williamsburg Cinemas in New York City on August 4, 2015. In their hotel room, Reed decides they must talk to Elder, or they would've just came all this way for no reason. What If The Fantastic Four Was Cast In The Marvel Cinematic Universe? [88] Graeme McMillan of The Hollywood Reporter gave the trailer a positive review, calling it a "surprisingly strong step in the right direction for a faithful adaptation of an often-problematic property. Elder becomes famous, and is invited to dinner with the president. Before that, Fox released FF movies in 2005 and 2007. That is a shame. 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? Susan asks why, but the guards tell them to leave immediately. [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. Johnny says they should go to Latveria and check on things. : 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. Grimm, Ben Grimm 's older brother, Jamie Bell of leader the... 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