While the Ultimate Fantastic Four storyline changes the age and origin story of the iconic Marvel characters, they still suit up in their iconic blue costumes. While The Fantastic Four reboot is rumored to be a take on this updated and alternate superhero universe, Reed Richards and Sue Storm may be ditching their spandex for every day street clothes. According to actress Kate Mara, who plays the Invisible Girl, she hasn't yet been fitted for a costume, even though production starts this month.
"I don't know that there is a suit. People keep saying that to me, but I don't even know there is a suit. I don't know. As of now, I have not tried on a suit."
With The Fantastic Four reboot about to start production later in Louisiana later this month, the main cast is already in place, with Kate Mara joining Michael B. Jordan (Human Torch), Miles Teller (Mr. Fantastic), Jamie Bell (The Thing) and Toby Kebbell (Doctor Doom). While doing press for her upcoming sci-fi thriller Transcendence, Kate Mara revealed that she still doesn't know a whole lot about the story, although she did talk about how excited she was to work with the cast and director Josh Trank, and that the story is much more grounded than other superhero movies.
"Well I don't know very much about it, which is weird but true! Umm, all I know is that it's going to be a very different take on the film, than what people may expect . I'm not really familiar with the comic books...I picked up a few when I got the part. I think we're making a very grounded version of a superhero film. I trust Josh Trank's vision, because I was a really big fan of his last movie, Chronicle, and I think the cast he got is really fantastic. I'm so excited to work with Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell as well. I think he has a really interesting group together. I don't really know much about it, but we start in a few weeks."
There have been rumors that this Ultimate reboot is in trouble, and some claimed that 20th Century Fox is scrapping the whole thing. That doesn't seem to be the case, but just how ready are they to jump in front of the camera. This smells like a rushed production. Will it be any good? Only time will tell.