The Fantastic Four: According to The Hollywood Reporter, Jessica Alba has been cast as the Invisible Girl for 20th Century Fox's upcoming Marvel Comics adaptation Fantastic Four.

Alba, whose features include Sin City and Out of the Blue, beat out stiff competition for the role that included Rachel McAdams and Elizabeth Banks.

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She joins Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans and Ioan Gruffudd as the adventure-seeking quartet made up of scientist Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic (Gruffudd); his love interest, Susan Storm/the Invisible Girl (Alba); her brother, Johnny Storm/the Human Torch (Chris Evans); and Reed's best friend, Benjamin Grimm/the Thing (Chiklis). The four develop superpowers when their spaceship is exposed to cosmic radiation.

Tim Story is set to direct.