The Barbershop To Ever-Lovin' Thing...
Director Tim Story Tapped For Fantastic Four
onto the screen...
(photograph by Enzo
was all wrong. If Marvel Studios had been on the ball, they
would have gotten this news out on 04-04-04. Instead, we get
Reporter announced today that director Tim Story will helm
the upcoming Fantastic Four movie. Though still under
the aegis of Marvel Studios, 20th Century Fox will be the
force behind the film, currently scheduled for a July 2005
previous credits was the surprise hit for Ice Cube, Barbershop,
with a remake of the French film Taxi awaiting release.
had the story first this week, in its internet rumor stage,
which was picked up by our friend Patrick Sauriol over at
gnashing on the rumor mill, Variety reports that Tim Robbins
is in talks to play Reed Richards. (In talks, people, this
is NOT A DONE DEAL.) Also, Michael Chiklis (The Shield)
is circling the role of Ben Grimm. Again, this does not mean
they're going to sign, though if it got as far as Variety,
the odds are pretty high that they will.