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The poster for Capone.
The film is directed by Josh Trank, his first since his failed 2015 reboot of the Fantastic Four.  The film will release on May 12th to VOD streaming services for rental only, as they still plan on taking this to theaters when they reopen later in the summer Check out the Capone trailer below, along with the new[...]
Capone | Official Trailer (HD) | Vertical Entertainment
The film is directed by Josh Trank, his first since his failed 2015 reboot of the Fantastic Four.  The film will release on May 12th to VOD streaming services for rental only, as they still plan on taking this to theaters when they reopen later in the summer Check out the Capone trailer below. can't[...]
Josh Trank Reviews Josh Trank's 2015 Fantastic Four Film
Josh Trank was one of the hottest directors in Hollywood in 2015 Coming off the brilliant Chronicle, he was handed the keys to Fantastic Four by Fox What followed was a troubled production, and an even more uneven and unenjoyable film Since then, Trank's career has completely stalled He had lined up a film with[...]
Rupert Wyatt Says 'Fantastic Four' Failure is Why 'Gambit' Hasn't Happened
Director Rupert Wyatt isn't mixing words as to why he thinks the long-gestating live-action Gambit solo film hasn't happened, and who/what is to blame for it. In a recent chat with ComicsBeat, Wyatt commented that due to Josh Trank's Fantastic Four film (pretty much) failing, the budget for Gambit starring Channing Tatum was "slashed", about 10 days from the beginning of production[...]
Josh Trank Shares Image of Tom Hardy as Al Capone from 'Fonzo'
Director Josh Trank (Fantastic Four, Chronicle), who also wrote the script, is helming the period flick for a yet-to-be-determined-studio and has been sharing some photos of his lead actor. The most recent was this gem posted yesterday to Trank's twitter account: And of course, the numerous sneak peek shots that Tom Hardy himself has been posting to his personal[...]
The Fantastic Four That Might Have Been
So why did the Josh Trank Fantastic Four film fail so miserably? I know that's a harsh question, but it has to be asked and the folks at ScreenCrush endeavored to find out It sounds like everyone wanted something different Writer Jeremy Slater wanted to make a giant, epic film while director Trank wanted something[...]
What Happened To The Thing Scene From The Fantastic Four Trailers?
The scene was part of the original script that Josh Trank was working from The idea being that just after the one-year-later jump we'd come back into an action scene as described below. Chechen rebel camp in the wee hours of the night There's no explanation for where we are, but there are soldiers speaking a[...]
Fantastic Four B-Roll Hints At Deleted Scenes Including Flying Car
Well, it seems that Josh Trank had a plan to use it to get them back to Planet X or something That would have been a nice payoff. Also, we get a good look at Michael B Jordan's suit for doing the Human Torch effects… it oddly reminds me of Captain EO. [youtube][/youtube] [...]
A Dissenting Opinion On The Fantastic Four
It's pretty gutsy to take the positive side on this film since even the director Josh Trank is trying to distance himself from the project. [youtube][/youtube] The overwhelmingly bad critical response to the Fantastic Four has permeated all corners of the internet And as much as we've covered it from a few different perspectives… the one[...]
What the Fantastic Four Got Wrong (SPOILERS)
By Joe Glass I cannot make it any clearer, this article contains MASSIVE spoilers for the new Fantastic Four movie, directed by Josh Trank So let's get this out of the way at the start: if you are planning on ignoring pretty much every review out there and go and see this film anyway, go do[...]
"It's Not A Fantastic Four Movie" – A Bleeding Cool Review
It will be interesting to see over the new few weeks and months just where the fault for the film will lie… will focus blame an inexperienced Josh Trank or a heavy-handed 20th Century Fox? There are some spoilers in the review. [youtube][/youtube] 24 hours after seeing the Fantastic Four at my local theater, I sat down[...]
Why There Is Every Chance The Fantastic Four Will Work As A Movie
We were the ones that told you that Fox approached other writers and directors with the aim of junking the Josh Trank Fantastic Four and redoing it from scratch in six months Those approached said no, and the plan was abandoned While denied by Fox, it was confirmed to Bleeding Cool by by those close[...]
Fantastic Four Featurette – The Real Possibilities Of Alternate Realities
One of the changes that director Josh Trank has made to the origin story is that instead of going into space and getting changed by gamma rays, Reed Richards (Miles Teller) finds a way to breach the walls between realities Kaku explains that some scientists believe the possibility that alternate realities exist. Fantastic Four opens August[...]
No 3D For The Fantastic Four
The response from Fox included a quote from the director Josh Trank. I want the viewing experience of Fantastic Four to remain as pure as possible for the audience, which means in 2D, just as we shot the movie. Rumors started a few weeks back that the film went extremely over-budget due to re-shoots which has been[...]
Was Josh Trank's Fired From Star Wars Because Of His Work On The Fantastic Four?
There may be more to Josh Trank leaving the Star Wars stand-alone movie than just "personal reasons" and it could involve the Fantastic Four Reports that Trank was "erratic" and at times "very isolated" while making the Fox film. The source said Trank did not offer clear direction, "If you've got someone who can't answer questions or who isn't[...]
Josh Trank Leaves Star Wars Film
Trailers for Josh Trank's reboot of the Fantastic Four are running in theaters this weekend before Avengers: Age Of Ultron But the news Trank made yesterday was from a different franchise The director has decided to leave the Star Wars Anthology film that has been in development for the last year. After a year of having[...]
Second Fantastic Four Trailer Hits The Web – First Look At Doom
20th Century Fox has just released a second trailer for Josh Trank's reboot of the Fantastic Four. The film stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B Jordan and Jamie Bell The trailer gives us a lot more details on what Reed Richards is working on and how the characters fit together We also get to seem[...]
"It's A Huge Responsibility" – Jamie Bell Talks Playing Ben Grimm
Jamie Bell talked with AOL Build about his upcoming turn as Ben Grimm / The Thing in Josh Trank's reboot of the Fantastic Four Bell talks about the great responsibility of taking on such a beloved character and working with actor and mo-cap expert Andy Serkis to get the motion capture aspects of it right. Fantastic[...]
First Look At The Thing From Josh Trank's Fantastic Four
The Josh Trank reboot features Jamie Bell as Grimm, whose look had been kept under wrap until now Empire Magazine got the exclusive photos Unlike in the previous incarnation where Michael Chiklis wore basically a rubber suit, Trank chose to go the motion capture route. Fantastic Four is due out August 7th.   We have[...]
Why Michael B Jordan Was The Right Choice For The Human Torch
And the final featurette from Fox has writer Simon Kinberg and director Josh Trank talking about casting Michael B Jordan as Johnny Storm / Human Torch Trank worked with Jodan on Chronicle and felt the actor epitomized the character of Johnny Storm – "You want to love him, you want to hang out with this[...]
Why Jamie Bell Was The Right Choice For The Thing
Continuing form yesterday, Fox released this featurette of writer Simon Kinberg and director Josh Trank talking about casting Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm / The Thing Seems Trank has always been a fan of Bell and was just looking for the right project to work with him on. Fantastic Four hits theaters August 7th. #FantasticFour's Simon @Kinberg[...]
Why Kate Mara Was The Right Choice For The Invisible Woman
Fox is planning to release a few of these videos today… here we have director Josh Trank and writer Simon Kinberg talking about what made Kate Mara the right choice for Sue Storm / Invisible Woman Her chemistry with Michael B Jordan played a big part in the decision. Fantastic Four opens August 7th.   .@JoshuaTrank and @Kinberg[...]
Why Miles Teller Was The Right Choice For Mr. Fantastic
In this quick featurette we learn from director Josh Trank and writer Simon Kinberg just why Miles Teller was the right choice to play Reed Richards / Mr Fantastic in the Fox reboot of the Fantastic Four They say the desire to make the film grounded led them to cast the best dramatic actors for[...]
Fantastic Four Sequel Moved Again
After Disney announced that Star Wars: Episode VIII directed by Rian Johnson would open on May 26th, 2017… the folks at 20th Century Fox decided that the sequel to its film, The Fantastic Four directed by Josh Trank, needed a little more space to breath So where it was scheduled for June 2nd, 2017, Fantastic[...]