20th Century Fox is moving forward with a relaunch of their Marvel superhero film franchise under the direction of Chronicle
helmer Josh Trank
. The story will once again center around genius scientist Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, his wife and colleague Sue/The Invisible Woman
, her brother Johnny/The Human Torch and Reed's best friend Ben/The Thing. Casting is currently underway. A few story details have now come to light via The Hollywood Reporter -- who also revealed that Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
and Dark Shadows
screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith
is polishing the original script by Jeremy Slater
: "Sources say that the new reboot is taking a grounded superhero and sci-fi approach to the heroes and will tap deep into the comics mythology, which featured not just the better-known...