In the middle of March is was reported that Fox had whittled its list of potential Doctor Dooms for its Fantastic Four reboot to the likes of Domhnall Gleeson, Eddie Redmayne, Sam Riley and Toby Kebbell.
Now Variety reports that it’s Prince Of Persia and Wrath of the Titans’ Kebbell has bagged the role. He will join Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch, Miles Teller as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, Kate Mara as Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman and Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm/The Thing.
Josh Trank (Chronicle) is directing from a script by Simon Kinberg. The film is said to be closer to Marvel’s Ultimate Fantastic Four comic book series than the previous movie, which featured younger versions of the heroes.
The film is due to start shooting soon, with a June 19th, 2015 release date set.