FOX has released the first teaser-trailer for the upcoming reboot of the FANTASTIC FOUR, a film that hopes to jumpstart one of Marvel’s first superhero teams. According to the studio the first installment to the new franchise will center on the “four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways.” It’s only after this transformation that the crew realizes that they must master their new abilities and work together to “save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.”
The new film will feature Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell and Toby Kebbell. Miles Teller will be taking on the role of Reed Richards / Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara will be Sue Storm / The Invisible Woman, Michael B. Jordan will be Johnny Storm / The Human Torch and Jamie Bell will be Ben Grimm / The Thing. As for Toby Kebbell, he is taking on the role of Victor Domashev. The film was directed by Josh Trank, based on a screenplay written by Simon Kinberg.
FOX is rebooting the franchise, the previous Fantastic Four film franchise premiered back in 2005, starring Ioan Gruffudd, Michael Chiklis, Chris Evans and Jessica Alba.
The film is scheduled to hit theaters on August 7, 2015.