Re: Fantastic Four reboot-- Casting, Rumors, Pix, ect;
I think suit/prosthetics can simulate the thing very well. Just because the makeup in the F4 movies didn't properly make The Thing look like "rock" doesn't mean that NO circumstance of materials will not look like rock. Just whatever they did in those movies didn't work. And I think it mostly had to with lighting and colors in the movie.
I think a man in a suit would be much better than a CGI creation. I don't care how good the CGI is, the actors are going to act better talking and interacting directly with someone on screen rather than someone holding a green pole with the Thing's head on it.
Just because it's futuristic doesn't mean it's practical.