FANTASTIC FOUR Headed For Reboot

August 31, 2009

FANTASTIC FOUR #1 circa 1961

FANTASTIC FOUR #1 circa 1961

Source: Variety

Hot on the heels of the absolutely dreadful one-two suck-punch of FANTASTIC FOUR (2005) and its even more abhorrent sequel, FANTASTIC FOUR 2 (2007) comes news of FOX plans to reboot the entire franchise:

While Disney lays down a $4 billion bet on the future of Marvel’s superheroes, 20th Century Fox has already begun overhauling one of its big Marvel franchises, “Fantastic Four,” to take the property beyond the two films already made.

Akiva Goldsman has been hired to oversee the reboot as producer. Michael Green, the co-exec producer of TV’s “Heroes” who co-wrote “Green Lantern,” will write the script for the new “Fantastic Four.”

Read more HERE.

THRALL WORLD observes that the only remaining problem is that FOX is still involved…


One comment

  1. I didn’t think the films were bad at all. Certainly the second one matched the comic quite well, and both were infinitely superior to that Dutch version or whatever. “Abhorrent” does not fit the context and makes me think you’ve been reading too much Stan Lee-ish hyperbole lately.

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