The Fantastic Four are now part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which is fabulous.
This happened after Disney’s acquisition of 20th Century Fox, and Marvel fans across the globe rejoiced.
The Fantastic Four have been poorly treated by Hollywood for quite some time now.
We’ve just been getting terrible movie after terrible movie.
It all resulted in Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four movie – also referred to as Fant4stic.
That film was awful, but it held so much promise.
The cast was great. It featured the likes of Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell all starring in the movie.
That’s a brilliant cast and it was completely wasted.
Josh Trank was looking like he was going to be Hollywood’s next big director.
The Fantastic Four are coming to the MCU
He’d wowed Hollywood with his previous movie, Chronicle, which was an impressive low-budget comic book movie.
I say it was a comic book film, it was an original idea and wasn’t based on a comic book.
However, it was about young teens who discovered they had powers like characters in a comic book movie.
Looking back at that film now, it was fine and had a lot of promise.
It was basically a glorified young adult movie which used the trope of being ‘found footage’.
Yet, the film shot Trank into the big time, and I really think it was all too much too soon for him.
The production on Fantastic Four was a mess. There were reports that he had fights with literally everybody on set.
It was then reported that Simon Kinberg had to finish the movie.
Before the film was released, Trank then took to Twitter to claim the film being released in cinemas wasn’t his vision.
Surely the next Fantastic Four movie will be better than the previous ones
Yeah, the story behind that movie and Trank’s career is fascinating.
However, this is meant to be an article about Fantastic Four coming back into the MCU.
According to We Got This Covered’s sources, Marvel Studios and Kevin Feige in particular, are thinking of introducing the Fantastic Four in Ant-Man 3.
I’m going to very honest here, I believe this would be perfect.
Paul Rudd’s Ant-Man would be great alongside the Fantastic Four and would be a great way into the MCU for them.
What do you make of this news? Are you excited to see Fantastic Four in the MCU?
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