‘Fantastic Four’ director Josh Trank and writer/producer Simon Kinberg discuss why they chose Miles Teller (Reed Richards), Jamie Bell (Ben Grimm), Kate Mara (Sue Storm), and Michael B. Jordan (Johnny Storm) to play the four major roles.
Michael B. Jordan:
THE 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.
Directed by Josh Trank. Produced by: Matthew Vaughn, Simon Kinberg, Hutch Parker, Robert Kulzar, and Gregory Goodman.
Stars: Miles Teller plays Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Michael B. Jordan plays Johnny Storm/The Human Torch, Kate Mara plays Sue Storm/The Invisible Girl, Jamie Bell plays Ben Grimm/The Thing, Toby Kebbell plays Doctor Doom, Reg E. Cathey plays Dr. Storm, and Tim Blake Nelson plays Harvey Elder.
‘Fantastic Four’ arrives in theaters on August 7th, 2015.