12 July 2012 7:58 AM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

1.) Fox has officially set Chronicle helmer Josh Trank to direct the reboot of Fantastic Four with expectation it will be the next film Trank directs. Fox has additionally set Joe Cornish (Attack the Block) to direct the family sci-fi film Rust based on the Royden Lepp novel about a struggling farm family and the mysterious robot that shows up and changes their lives. The studio is also now looking to fill the director shoes on a reboot of Daredevil now that David Slade has dropped out. The studio needs to get the film into production by fall or contractually risk having the the property revert to Marvel Studios and Disney. [Deadline] 2.)Breck Eisner (The Crazies) is in negotiations to direct Stretch Armstrong, the movie project based on the classic Hasbro toy and set up at Relativity with a script from Dean Georgaris (Lara Croft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life). The »

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