Shortly after 20th Century Fox unveiled the very first Fantastic Four teaser trailer, Yahoo shared another version of the promo featuring commentary from director Josh Trank and screenwriter-producer Simon Kinberg. The pair breaks down key shots in the trailer and components of the film including Trank’s choice to tell the story of a young Reed Richards (Miles Teller), what Stan Lee thought about Trank’s plan to take these heroes seriously and put them into a modern space, using motion capture to bring The Thing (Jamie Bell) to screen, the importance of making Fantastic Four a movie about a family and more.
Check out the new Fantastic Four trailer with commentary below and if you’d like even more information on what to expect from the film, be sure to check out Steve’s extensive exclusive interview with Trank and Kinberg right here. Fantastic Four is due in theaters on August 7th and also stars Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Toby Kebbell and Tim Blake Nelson.
Here’s the official synopsis for Fantastic Four:
FANTASTIC FOUR, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel’s original and longest-running superhero team, centers on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways. Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
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