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'Fantastic Four' Has a Cast: Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Miles Teller and Jamie Bell

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 20, 2014 at 11:32AM

Fox's 2015 reboot of "The Fantastic Four" has found its four leads. Per Deadline, none of this is absolutely set in stone, but it's looking likely that: Michael B. Jordan ("Fruitvale Station") is Johnny Storm the Human Torch; Kate Mara ("House of Cards") is Sue Storm the Invisible Woman; Miles Teller ("Whiplash") is Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic; and Jamie Bell ("Snowpiercer") is Ben Grimm the Thing.
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Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan
Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan

Fox's 2015 reboot of "The Fantastic Four" has found its four leads. Per Deadline, none of this is absolutely set in stone, but it's looking likely that: Michael B. Jordan ("Fruitvale Station") is Johnny Storm the Human Torch; Kate Mara ("House of Cards") is Sue Storm the Invisible Woman; Miles Teller ("Whiplash") is Reed Richards aka Mr. Fantastic; and Jamie Bell ("Snowpiercer") is Ben Grimm the Thing.

Kate Mara
Kate Mara

At the helm is Josh Trank (2012's "Chronicle," which also starred Jordan). The film is eyeing a June 2015 release date.

Teller and Jordan currently star together, along with Zach Efron, in "That Awkward Moment." Our TOH! interview with Teller out of Sundance is here.

This article is related to: News, CASTING WATCH, casting, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Miles Teller, Jamie Bell, 20th Century Fox, Twentieth Century Fox


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.