"Fantastic Four" Starts September 2013

From VancouverFilm.Net, comes word that director Josh Trank ("Chronicle") is in pre-production on Fox' "The Fantastic Four" reboot, scheduled to start shooting in Vancouver September 2013,  for producer Matthew Vaughan ("X-Men: First Class").

Aiming for a more "...grounded superhero and sci-fi..." action adventure, the screenplay by Jeremy Slater is being 'polished' by best-selling author, screenwriter Seth Grahame-Smith ("Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"). 

Just as writer Stan Lee and co-plotter/illustrator Jack Kirby ushered in 'super-heroes with super-problems', with Marvel Comics' "The Fantastic Four" #1 in 1961, forming a cornerstone for Marvel's 1960's ascension from a small division of a publishing company to a pop-culture conglomerate, the new film intends to establish the four members of "The Fantastic Four" dysfunctional family into a realistic and viable movie franchise.

In the beginning, the team's characterization was initially different from all other superheroes, because they did not conceal their identities, leading the public to be
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