Fantastic Four(stylized asFant4sticin promotional material) is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name . It is the third theatricalFantastic Fourfilm to be distributed by 20th Century Fox , and a reboot of theFantastic Fourfilm franchise. Directed by Josh Trank , with a screenplay by Simon Kinberg and Jeremy Slater, Simon Kinberg and Trank, the film stars Miles Teller , Michael B. Jordan , Kate Mara , Jamie Bell , Toby Kebbell , Reg E. Cathey and Tim Blake Nelson . InFantastic Four, the team must learn to harness abilities gained from an alternate universe to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.
In August 2009, the development of the film was announced. In July 2012, Trank was hired to direct and Slater to write the screenplay. In October 2013, Kinberg was hired as a co-writer. By January 2014, Kinberg finished rewriting the script and casting began. Principal photography commenced in May 2014 and concluded in August the same year. The film was shot in Baton Rouge , Louisiana .
Fantastic Fouris scheduled for release on August 7, 2015 in North America, in 2D and 3D theaters.