It’s been quite the week so far for Fantastic Four fans. We got our first look at behind-the-scenes images, and yesterday we debuted sketches of the Fantastic Four’s costumes on Nerdist News. They were based on descriptions from an inside source and what we saw of Michael B. Jordan in those behind-the-scenes photos indicates we’re right on the money. The first trailer for the Fantastic Four shows similar costumes, too. Why yes, I did just say first trailer. It’s clobberin’ time! And by clobberin’ time, I mean it’s watching the trailer time!
John Campea gave us a heads-up the trailer would be coming, and I don’t know about you, but I’m not disappointed with what I saw. In fact, I’m excited. The Fantastic Four reboot hasn’t really been on my radar, but all it took was seeing Thing and Human Torch to turn that right around.
In case you’ve forgotten the synopisis, this take on the Fantastic Four isn’t going with the origin we’re used to seeing. It sounds closer to Ultimate Fantastic Four when the team is quite young and receive their powers after a teleporter mishap that sends them to an alternate universe where they get their special powers. The trailer definitely sets that up. And while I’m sure Miles Teller (Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic), Kate Mara (Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman), Michael B. Jordan (Johnny Storm/The Human Torch), and Jamie Bell (Ben Grimm/The Thing) will be fine, the age of the characters is the only thing I’m skeptical about.
Fantastic Four hits theaters on August 7, 2015.
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