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Fantastic Four 2 was the planned sequel to Fantastic Four, which was originally set to be released July 9, 2017, but has since been cancelled.

Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Miles Teller as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic[1][2]
    • Owen Judge as young Reed Richards
  • Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm/Human Torch[1][2]
  • Kate Mara as Susan Storm/Invisible Woman[1][2]
  • Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm/The Thing

Production[edit | edit source]

Before Fantastic Four began filming, 20th Century Fox announced plans for a sequel with a scheduled release date of July 14, 2017.[1] Fox the Fox then rescheduled the release for June 2, 2017, with War for the Planet of the Apes taking its place on the July 14, 2017, slot.[2] It chan It changed the release date again to June 9, 2017, to be two weeks after Star Wars: The Last Jedi's initial scheduled release date of May 26, 2017.[3]

After[edit | edit source]

After the film flopped at the box office, the sequel was cancelled. However, if a sequel were to be released, it would be filmed on a bigger budget, with the same cast but a new director. The film would also have a lot of humor and plenty of action when the superhero team discover that Doom had made a deal with Galactus to destroy Earth. On August 23, 2016, Actors Miles Teller and Kate Mara had expressed interest in starring in the sequel, while screenwriter Simon Kinberg is hoping to get the project made. In September 2015, Tommy Wiseau has expressed enthusiasm in directing a sequel, having personal admiration for the film.

In November 2015, the sequel was removed from Fox's release schedule.[4] In May 2016, Kinberg reaffirmed his intent to make another Fantastic Four film with the same cast.[5] Later that month, Toby Kebbell stated he had no interest in reprising his role as Dr. Doom if a sequel were to happen.[6] Both Miles Teller and Kate Mara said that they were open to returning for a sequel.[7] On February 24, 2017, when asked by Collider whether they would make another Fantastic Four movie, Kinberg stated "I have no idea. I think the truth is we would not do another Fantastic Four movie until it was ready to be made. One of the lessons we learned on that movie is we want to make sure to get it 100% right, because we will not get another chance with the fans".[8] On March 1, 2017, Kebbell told Hey U Guys that he would like to portrayed Doom again only if Marvel buys the rights.[9][10] Stan Lee (co-creator of the Fantastic Four) also expressed interest in the Fantastic Four, as well as the X-Men, returning to Marvel Studios stating, "We should have all of our characters under Marvel. Remind me on my way home to do something about that. We'll do our best."[11] However, Kevin Feige, president of Marvel Studios, has stated that there is no plans in having the Fantastic Four into the Marvel Cinematic Universe for now.[12][13]

In June 2017, Bleeding Cool reports 20th Century Fox has Seth Grahame-Smith working on a new treatment for the reboot that be a kid-friendly movie that's similar in concept to The Incredibles and that the new story will be told through the eyes of Mister Fantastic's and the Invisible Woman's children, Franklin and Valeria Richards.[14] While promoting his new film Kingsman: The Golden Circle, director Matthew Vaughn has talked about directing a reboot of the film on apologize to everyone for the last film.[15]

References[edit | edit source]

Trank Series
Films: The Fantastic Four | The Fantastic Four 2 | X-Men vs. Fantastic Four
Characters: Mr. Fantastic | Invisible Woman | Human Torch | The Thing | Franklin Storm
Enemies: Doctor Doom | Moleman
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