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After nearly two weeks in theaters, Fantastic Four is a bonafide flop, both critically and commercially. What’s worse is that the film didn’t have to turn out that way. Around the same time that Josh Trank was hired as director,...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Well, Galactus was coming. An early draft of Fantastic Four, written by original screenwriter Jeremy Slater and director Josh Trank, was chock-a-block with big, sweeping, international and inter-dimensional action set-pieces...Show More Summary
The bottomless well of Fantastic Four gossip just keeps on springing leaks: Today's juicy details involve one of Josh Trank's deleted scenes that controversially got cut from the final film. But it wasn't just more awkward flirting between Kata Mara and Miles Teller that Fox allegedly axed; it was an... More »
Fantastic Four should've been a much different movie. Thanks to a clash between Josh Trank and Fox â?? and Josh Trank and Miles Teller, if you believe such things â?? scenes were cut, reshot and slapped together to form the version we saw on the big screen. Show More Summary
Just in case you somehow managed to miss this fact, Fantastic Four was one epic-scale trainwreck. And that's not even regarding the movie, which was fairly brutalized by critics and largely ignored by audiences, we're talking about the production. Show More Summary
Fantastic Four Dir. Josh Trank [20th Century Fox Corporation; 2015] by Neurotic Monkey Rating: “What the hell happened?” That’s about all I could come up with after seeing the new Fantastic Four. Even though I went in ignorant aboutShow More Summary
More details come forward about the 'Fantastic Four' on-set tension between director Josh Trank and his leading man Miles Teller.
A scathing new report about the filming of "Fantastic Four" has provided some insight into how and why the underwhelming film -- which was widely panned and majorly flopped at the box office -- turned out the way it did, and it seems...Show More Summary
Han Solo is coming back to movie screens, and it won’t just be through the return of Harrison Ford to the role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Lucasfilm is also developing a Star Wars Anthology movie focused on a younger Han Solo. And,...Show More Summary
The fallout from Fantastic Four continues to spread. Not only did that movie fail to find an audience or impress fans and critics, the behind the scenes troubles even infected other franchises. Director Josh Trank was originally supposed...Show More Summary
With the release of Josh Trank's Fantastic Four in theaters, the comic book movie season for 2015 has officially come to a close. It's been a very interesting year for the genre, full of both ups and downs, but also filled some fascinating clues towards the future and the direction of certain franchises. Show More Summary
Based on the evidence of the movie, I’d bet that Josh Trank, the director and co-writer of “Fantastic Four,” had a clear-minded view of the project’s devolution in his instantly infamous deleted tweet from August 7th, the film’s opening day: “A year ago I had a fantastic version of this. Show More Summary
The Fantastic Four reboot has instantaneously emerged as one of those monumental flops that Hollywood will gossip about for years. It opened with a whirlwind of bad buzz surrounding it, but even before it ultimately underperformed at the box office, the film's own stars were bashing the film in private.... More »
"During takes, he would be telling [castmembers] when to blink and when to breathe," one person says. "He kept pushing them to make the performance as flat as possible."
New details from the cast and crew paint a very unflattering picture of director Josh Trank during the 'Fantastic Four' production.
IF THIS IS YOUR FIRST TIME HERE: Welcome! This is a weekly column about superhero movie news, rumors and speculation. THIS WEEK: Fantastic Four is not good and as soon as the internet started asking why, Josh Trank and Fox started to fight each other in the press. Show More Summary
Director Josh Trank tweeted that he had a "fantastic version" of the film a year ago. That seems hard to believe
Last weekend was a notably down one for the movie industry, as Josh Trank's Fantastic Four seriously underperformed, yet still managed to be ranked number two at the box office. Fortunately, it looks like Hollywood will be bouncing back in the second week of August. Show More Summary
The Fantastic Four film has bombed, badly. The director, Josh Trank, knocked the film on its premiere night, stating that he had a "vision" of the film that never made it to the screen. This EW article gets into that,...