An origin story said to be inspired largely by the “Ultimate Fantastic Four” comics, Fantastic Four offers a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team. The story 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.
“Marvel’s First Family” will include Whiplash‘s Miles Teller as Reed Richards, “House of Cards” star Kate Mara as Sue Storm, Fruitvale Station and Chronicle‘s Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm and The Adventures of Tintin‘s Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes‘ Toby Kebbell will also star as Doctor Doom alongside Reg E. Cathey as as Dr. Franklin Storm and Tim Blake Nelson as Harvey Elder, aka The Mole Man.
Release Date August 7.