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Despite passing on the opportunity to helm Kick-Ass 2 and pulling out of the director's chair on Fox's upcoming sequel X-Men: Days of Future Past, it seems that British filmmaker Matthew Vaughn is keen to remain involved with the superhero genre. Vaughn is currently serving as producer on both sequels, and now we can add another comic book adaptation to that list with 20th Century Fox's Marvel creative consultant Mark Millar revealing via Twitter that Vaughn has now joined the producing team on the studio's forthcoming Fantastic Four reboot.

The Fantastic Four reboot is currently in development under director Josh Trank, who made quite a name for himself last year with his found-footage super powers flick Chronicle. The film will be the third time that Fox has tackled Marvel's first family, with Ioan Gruffudd (Reed Richards), Jessica Alba (Susan Storm), Chris Evans (Johnny Storm) and Michael Chiklis (Ben Grimm) previously »

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