The actor for Fantastic Four's arch nemesis, Doctor Doom, has finally been cast for the movie reboot.
Toby Kebbell will be the root of all their problems, and the focus of the team's combined powers to strike back.
Seems like the film is finally set as the heroic four and the main villain have been cast.
Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale Station) had already been confirmed to star as Johnny Storm (the Human Torch).
Most of the rumored actors for the main roles have actually been signed on. Miles Teller (Divergent) and Kate Mara (Transcendence) were already being considered for the parts of three of the Fantastic Four and have been confirmed. Jamie Bell (Nymphomaniac) is the newer addition. Mara will be playing Sue Storm (the Invisible Woman), Teller will be portraying Reed Richards (Mr. Fanastic), and Bell will take on the role of Benn Grimm (the Thing).
A source had previously told Variety that writer Simon Kinberg was done with the script rewrite and the pre-production was now in the stages of final casting for the film. Kinberg was expected to "substantially overhaul" the script of the Marvel adaptation.
Teller (The Spectacular Now) apparently beat Game of Thrones stars Richard Madden and Kit Harrington, who were also fighting it out for the role of Mr. Fantastic, while Mara was competing with Saoirse Ronan for the part of Sue Storm.
Teller had previously suggested that the role of Mr. Fantastic was already his, as when he was questioned about it at the Sundance Film Festival, the actor said that filming would begin soon. "Yeah that should be happening in the next few weeks," he said.
The film is being directed by Josh Trank (Chronicle), and produced by Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn and Gregory Goodman.
Teller had also told MTV that he was very keen on taking on the role of and would love to put his "spin" on it.
"I've told you this before. I think Josh Trank is a very talented film maker," he said. "I think that if it were all to come together and land in my pocket, I would absolutely love to put a new face and a new spin on a character, one that people have already done and do something different with it."
The Fantastic Four is scheduled to release on June 19, 2015.
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