When The Fantastic Four reboot hits theaters next year, fans will be getting a much younger team of superheroes, with a cast led by Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell, and a very different super villain than we've seen before. While promoting Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' Blu-ray and DVD release next month, star Toby Kebbell, who plays the new Doctor Doom, revealed some surprising details about his character.
When asked what it was like to play this iconic villain, Toby Kebbell revealed that the character is drastically changed from the comics, including his original birth name and origin story.
"I'm excited to see it too, and my nerves really... The only thing I can tease you about is what I worked on most was the voice because nobody-even in the cartoons, when I was watching them I was like, 'So where's he from?' There's a mild change and I'll tell you because of our history. He's Victor Domashev, not Victor Von Doom in our story. And I'm sure I'll be sent to jail for telling you that. The Doom in ours- I'm a programmer. Very anti-social programmer. And on blogging sites I'm 'Doom.'"
He also talked about working with director Josh Trank.
"Yeah, it was cool man. Josh, the whole deal, the lo-fi way he did it, the ultra-real. It was just nice to do that. It was nice to be feeling like we had to come to terms with what was given by this incident."
It remains unclear if Victor Domashev himself will be present at the "incident" that gives The Fantastic Four their powers, or how Doctor Doom's sorcerer powers will be altered from the original comics.
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