Fantastic Four reboot-- Casting, Rumors, Pix, ect;

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  1. JD

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    Yeah, I guess. I was just laughing because first she was rumored for Avengers, then it was Star Wars and now it's this. I wasn't saying it was a bad thing, I was just commenting. I actually haven't seen her in anything yet, although I do plan on checking out Byzantium and The Host eventually.
     
  2. Sindatur

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    I Googled those Reed Richards actors, and not a one of them looks over 25, that's awfully young isn't it? Isn't Reed supposed to be pushing 40? Or is the grey streak an effect of the change and it just made him look older?
     
  3. Skywalker

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    Reed wasn't born a fortysomething with gray temples.
     
  4. Sindatur

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    LOL, yea, I know that. :) But wasn't he that age in the origin stories? (IE: He's quite a bit older than Sue and Johnny, a good 10+ years?)
     
  5. Admiral_Young

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    Ultimate Fantastic Four, they're younger than their 616 counterparts.
     
  6. Sindatur

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    Ah, OK, Thanks.

    That explains the post that said "judging by the actors suggested they're going The Ultimate route" </paraphrased> :alienblush:
     
  7. Mr. Adventure

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    The first thing I read skimming was "being tested for Storm" and I was thinking about X-Men for a sec. Of course, we already have Michael Jordan as the Torch so why not? :)
     
  8. Skywalker

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    Yeah, sorry. I didn't take that into consideration when I posted.
     
  9. TemporalFlux

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    My dream cast for this - Michael B. Jordan for Johnny, Helen Mirren as Sue, Jonah Hill as Reed and Peter Dinklage as Ben Grimm.
     
  10. Guy Gardener

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    According to JMS' run, Reed Richards created the Universe.

    So he was 40ish during the ignition of the Big Bang.

    Take that as you will.
     
  11. RJDiogenes

    RJDiogenes Idealistic Cynic and Canon Champion Premium Member

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    In the original timeline, the origin took place in 1961 (or so-- it was a flashback, but it wasn't too long ago) and Reed served in Intelligence in World War II. Even taking into account that he was a prodigy, the latest he could have been born was 1925, so his minimum age would be 36. His demeanor was older than that, but that would not be unusual in those days for a professorial type.
     
  12. JarodRussell

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    Jonah Hill?!?!?!
     
  13. Captaindemotion

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    Jon Snow as Reed Richards? You know nothing, Fox Studios!
     
  14. Trek4Ever

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    Eh, I'm not feeling too good about this reboot. And I loved Chronicle. But I'm not enthused with the names being thrown around for the roles. I kind of wish the clock would run out and the rights revert back to Marvel like what happened with Daredevil.
     
  15. Nerys Myk

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    I think he was going for sarcasm. Is Jonah Hill really that more outrageous than the other casting choices?
     
  16. Sindatur

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    Actually with with forced perspective Dinklage could make a great Ben Grimm/Thing. But, yea, Helen Mirren, as awesome as she is, just isn't quite right for Sue
     
  17. Nerys Myk

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    I see Dinklage as more of a Reed type. A thinker.
     
  18. Caretaker

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    I would love if the film took place in the 1960s, but I guess that would be too much to hope. Plus, it probably wouldn't make much sense if they want to tie it to the X-Men films.
     
  19. Guy Gardener

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    They should cast a real brother and sister as Sue and Johnny.
     
  20. Nerys Myk

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    Jaden and Willow Smith. ;)
     

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