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Author:  Project862006 [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:07 am ]
Post subject:  Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

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Fox has officially set Chronicle helmer Josh Trank to direct the reboot of Fantastic Four, and the film will be the next Marvel property to be slated for production and dated for release by the studio. Fantastic Four, which will include a new cast, falls into line after The Wolverine sequel that starts production shortly, and the Matthew Vaughn-directed X-Men: First Class, which is also on a fast track. After Trank’s breakthrough with the Fox sleeper hit Chronicle he has been offered everything and attached himself to several projects. But I’m told that Fox expects Fantastic Four to be the next film he directs.

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Author:  AvatarIII [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 9:16 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

The thing with this is, right after the release of Chronicle, there were rumours of this, and then Trank came out and said that he knew nothing of it, and had not been approached by Fox, and now again, it seems it's practically official that F4 is what he'll be doing next.
either it was a rumour first and someone at fox heard it and thought "why not" and they approached him
or they approached him and he wasn't allowed to talk about it.
if the second is true, I'm guessing the new F4 reboot is a lot closer than we think, i.e. getting ready to go into pre-prod.

Author:  RuiBK [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 10:52 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Hope that it tanks hard...


And here´s hoping that after Slade bailed out of the Daredevil reboot, they can´t get a replacement and it reverts to Marvel.

Author:  Project862006 [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:27 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

^hope not the marvel movies sorry but they all kind of suck i actually prefer x men first class over TIH,Thor,Cap,IM2

marvel films are too cookie cutter and all have the same formula with their family friendly style they always tend to do and they taker zero risks their films are not very ambitious

i'd prefer a F4 is the vain of say Prometheus and go hard sci fi

Author:  Godziller66 [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:30 pm ]
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RuiBK wrote:
Hope that it tanks hard...

Project862006 wrote:
^hope not the marvel movies sorry but they all kind of suck i actually prefer x men first class over TIH,Thor,Cap,IM2

Let me clear this up. You both suck.

As much as I was underwhelmed by Chronicle, I'm actually really excited for this now that I hear Trank is directing it. Should be an honest effort if nothing else.

Project862006 wrote:
i'd prefer a F4 is the vain of say Prometheus and go hard sci fi

Now I haven't read a ton of Fantastic Four, but does this seem wrong to anyone else?

Author:  Project862006 [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:38 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

their scientists and explorers something first movie barely touched on and go in space

dont see why not

Author:  AvatarIII [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:45 pm ]
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I get where you are coming from, that would be kind of interesting. But what villain would they use?

An idea would be to go First Class style and set it in the 60s during the space race or something.

Author:  Godziller66 [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 4:56 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Project862006 wrote:
their scientists and explorers something first movie barely touched on and go in space

dont see why not

You said "hard" sci-fi, though. I'm not sure that's compatible with the tone the Fantastic Four comics have set. I imagine it should be more fantastical and not necessarily grounded in scientific fact. I mean, do we really need to see a realistic, gritty FF movie?

Author:  Curiosity Inc. [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 7:49 pm ]
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Like I said in the Wolverine thread, if Fox is going to keep making comic book movies to spite Marvel, at least they're putting effort into it.

There isn't a doubt in my mind that Trank is a fine choice to direct this movie. He's already better-qualified than Tim Story ever was.

Author:  WJK [ Thu Jul 12, 2012 8:41 pm ]
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I'm rather happy for this news.


I enjoyed Chronicle a lot, F4 definitely needs a reboot after the last two disasters (the only things I enjoyed were the costumes).


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Author:  Dr. Brooklyn [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:17 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Godziller66 wrote:
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Project862006 wrote:
i'd prefer a F4 is the vain of say Prometheus and go hard sci fi

Now I haven't read a ton of Fantastic Four, but does this seem wrong to anyone else?


Nope, The FF are far and away more scientists/explorers than they are Super Heroes.

Author:  Godziller66 [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:21 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Dr. Brooklyn wrote:
Godziller66 wrote:
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Project862006 wrote:
i'd prefer a F4 is the vain of say Prometheus and go hard sci fi

Now I haven't read a ton of Fantastic Four, but does this seem wrong to anyone else?


Nope, The FF are far and away more scientists/explorers than they are Super Heroes.

I meant the "hard" sci-fi part specifically, as I said in that one other post.

Or did I misinterpret Project's post and am the only one using the actual definition of the term "hard" science fiction? Because that would explain a lot.

Author:  Dr. Brooklyn [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 2:30 am ]
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Godziller66 wrote:
I meant the "hard" sci-fi part specifically, as I said in that one other post.


Read Hickman's run... and you'll see where he's coming from

Author:  AvatarIII [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 3:06 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Godziller66 wrote:
Dr. Brooklyn wrote:
Godziller66 wrote:
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Project862006 wrote:
i'd prefer a F4 is the vain of say Prometheus and go hard sci fi

Now I haven't read a ton of Fantastic Four, but does this seem wrong to anyone else?


Nope, The FF are far and away more scientists/explorers than they are Super Heroes.

I meant the "hard" sci-fi part specifically, as I said in that one other post.

Or did I misinterpret Project's post and am the only one using the actual definition of the term "hard" science fiction? Because that would explain a lot.


I think you are misinterpreting, for a start he mentioned Prometheus, and that's not particularly hard Sci Fi, from the POV of a sci fi fan, even if it's probably very hard from the POV of a regular joe, compared to things like Star Wars, Prometheus is about as "Hard" as Avatar.

Author:  Project862006 [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:58 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

charlize can be sue storm just change the patch and there is the costume!!
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Author:  AvatarIII [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 8:38 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Project862006 wrote:
charlize can be sue storm just change the patch and there is the costume!!
Image

It could work, doubt anyone as high profile as Theron would be picked, but the suit would make a good F4 suit.
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Author:  Dr. Brooklyn [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 1:35 pm ]
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Project862006 wrote:
charlize can be sue storm just change the patch and there is the costume!!
Image


Theron? Yes.

That suit? No.

Author:  RuiBK [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:32 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Any comic book from Fox has a 90% chance of being shit. And looking at the sample, First Class is the exception that makes rule.

These were the guys that wanted to shut down production of Daredevil on account of the director wanting Jennifer Garner hair not loose on a scene.

These were the guys that undermined Singer since day 1, and when they finally kicked him out, the rushed X3 just to screw with Singer.

These were the guys that got the very talented director of Taxi to do the first two FF.


Does one back these guys?

Author:  Godziller66 [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 5:55 pm ]
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RuiBK wrote:
Any comic book from Fox has a 90% chance of being shit. And looking at the sample, First Class is the exception that makes rule.

These were the guys that wanted to shut down production of Daredevil on account of the director wanting Jennifer Garner hair not loose on a scene.

These were the guys that undermined Singer since day 1, and when they finally kicked him out, the rushed X3 just to screw with Singer.

These were the guys that got the very talented director of Taxi to do the first two FF.


Does one back these guys?

Hey, Fox has put out some great superhero stuff.

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wait no

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wait..no

wait a second

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Yeah, okay.

Author:  RuiBK [ Fri Jul 13, 2012 6:30 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Josh Trank Directing Fantastic Four

Sad fact:they should stick to stuff like My Super Ex-Girlfriend.They can do whatever they want, get all the profit, don´t spend money on rights, and screw with people´s expectations...

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