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Fox Pushes Ahead With Josh Trank's 'Fantastic Four,' Hires Writer To Pen The Script & More

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 13, 2012 4:39 PM
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While Fox is in a bit of a scramble to figure out what to do with "Daredevil" lest the rights revert back to Marvel, that hasn't stopped them from moving full speed ahead on the "Fantastic Four" reboot. Earlier this week, the studio confirmed that rumored "Chronicle" director Josh Trank has indeed taken the chair of "Fantastic Four," and with the weekend now approaching, they've tasked a writer to get the ball rolling a bit more.

David Slade Exits 'Daredevil,' Fox Facing Fall Deadline To Start Filming Or Else Rights Go Back To Marvel

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • July 12, 2012 7:00 AM
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Comic-Con officially begins today, but Fox, who've been a frequent presence at the event in past years (including stealing the show in 2011 with the first footage from "Prometheus"), are more or less absent, other than a separate panel for their 2013 summer hope "After Earth." More than anything else, it's simply because they don't have anything relevant to show; the long-delayed "The Wolverine" is only getting underway in the next few weeks, and "X-Men: First Class 2" won't shoot until early next year.

So, 'Chronicle' Director Josh Trank Is Working On A 'Fantastic Four' Reboot After All; 'Chronicle 2' Moving Forward

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • April 27, 2012 3:32 PM
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Tom Rothman has been dropping truth bombs all over CinemaCon. Already dishing out morsels about a possible New Mutants movie and revealing that, by hook or by crook, it will be Ridley Scott's version of "Prometheus" we see at the multiplex on June 8th, he delivered another interesting little nugget.

Despite Reports, 'Chronicle' Director Josh Trank Doesn't Know Anything About Those 'Fantastic Four' Reboot Rumors

  • By Joe Cunningham
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  • January 30, 2012 10:40 AM
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There’s quite a bit of buzz surrounding the release of “Chronicle” later this week, and that’s not without good reason -- because according to early word, it turns out it’s a pretty damn good movie. Not only does it put a new spin on the saturated superhero genre, but it also brings a credibility and quality to found-footage movies that they’ve been sorely lacking in recent years. It’s not surprising then that some of that buzz has extended to it’s director Josh Trank, and screenwriter Max Landis.

20th Century Fox Want 'Chronicle' Director Josh Trank To Helm Reboot Of 'Fantastic Four'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • January 13, 2012 9:10 PM
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Marvel's plan to dominate the comic book movie world has one major problem; rights to some of their key properties were sold back in the 1990s to other studios -- Fox taking crown jewels like "X-Men," "Daredevil" and "The Fantastic Four," with Sony landing perhaps the best known character, "Spider-Man," along with the less celebrated "Ghost Rider."

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