In an interview with Just Jared Miles Teller confirms a lot of what us at CBM have been speculating for a while. What is interesting is how easily he had gotten the role for the film, and that FOX had been on the fence about greenlighting the film until the final cast had been confirmed. Read the transcript of the interview below:
JJ: There’s a lot of hype over The Fantastic Four. What was that audition like?
Miles Teller: Yeah, I went in for a test as they call it, and I read with Mike (Michael B Jordan) and Kate (Mara) and (director Josh) Trank was there. We just kind of put it down in front of the studio and the studio gave it a thumbs up. I showed ‘em my abilities to stretch and shape shift, they were very impressed by that.
JJ: Did you audition specifically for Mr. Fantastic or did you audition for another role?
Miles Teller: Yeah. Mike had the Human Torch locked up for a while. He didn’t say anything about it, because the movie wasn’t a hundred percent a go and all that stuff. That was really the only part. I could have played The Thing but, then I’m covered in rocks. I don’t want to cover up my face, you know?
JJ: Are you excited to work with Mike again?
Miles Teller: Yeah Mike’s great. We’re going to be down in Baton Rouge, for like five months. I think we’re going to have a good time.
Sound off below on what you think. Were you surprised at how easily he had gotten the role? From one test screening?