FANTASTIC FOUR Baton Rouge Set Given New York City Makeover

FANTASTIC FOUR Baton Rouge Set Given New York City Makeover

A local news report from WBRZ features the transformation of the Fantastic Four set, as Baton Rouge, Louisiana was decorated to look like NYC. Filming took place last night. No stars were reportedly on hand, but extras were seen wearing winter clothes.

FANTASTIC FOUR directed by Josh Trank ("Chronicle") from a story and screenplay by Jeremy Slater and Simon Kinberg ("X-Men: Days of Future Past"). Kate Mara ("House of Cards") as Invisible Woman/Sue Storm, Michael B. Jordan ("Chronicle") as Johnny Storm/Human Torch, Jamie Bell ("Billy Elliot") as Ben Grimm/The Thing, Miles Teller ("Divergent") as Reed Richards /Mr. Fantastic, Tim Blake Nelson ("O Brother, Where Art Thou?") as Harvey Elder/Mole Man and Toby Kebbell as Dr. Doom.
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SuperCat - 6/22/2014, 4:59 AM
News broadcaster called it a sequel. Reboot.
MrFridayNights - 6/22/2014, 5:05 AM
The Fantastic Four reboot will be the surprise of 2015 mark my words.
loki668 - 6/22/2014, 5:06 AM
*marking MFN's words*
dethpillow - 6/22/2014, 5:06 AM
well, it looks like they are really gonna do this. i'm gonna have to admit it's happening at least. reality is bigger than i am, no use in fighting it anymore...

I was thinking just yesterday that the most generous way of looking at this is since we got Trank, maybe something like a South American 3 piece folk band doing a bunch of covers of Mariah Carey songs. Regardless of whether they know or care about the context of Mariah Carey, they would cook it down to the basic songs and do versions like that. And maybe Trank can be like a Martian and come down to Earth, look at the FF and do his cover of Mariah Carey over it.

And that could actually be a great movie and really interesting, and that's how i'm gonna look at it i guess until something pops up that really rubs me the wrong way about it. Kate Mara seems like a really funny person, and i love MBJ, so this just isn't FF, it's something else. it's a movie. called something. and with characters who have certain names, but God bless it, i guess.

Tim Nelson and the guy they got for Doom are interesting actors too.

i forget tho, out of those four people in the pictures, which one is Thing? hmmm is it the happy one or the sad one?
WinterSoldier33 - 6/22/2014, 5:06 AM
I can't wait to see this movie and age of ultron
dethpillow - 6/22/2014, 5:13 AM
u know on the face of it, all four of these people are really unlikable versions of their Fantastic Four counterparts.

They took four people and made them more gross and more like people at your work.

It feels like that's the premise of the movie, what if Fantastic Four was actually all people i really hate at my work? What would it be like then?

it's hard enough to find anything to truly like about Reed in the comic books, and now look what they did? Miles Teller.
dethpillow - 6/22/2014, 5:17 AM
it's almost like casting Richard Simmons as Hitler.

might as well right? we're just make him as unlikable as possible.

if Richard Simmons isn't available, then we really hope that Carlos Mencia is free. he'd make a great Hitler.
dethpillow - 6/22/2014, 5:21 AM
@0mega - true 0mega, there is always a silver lining.

seeing as how the last two months of this shoot, we've had the cameras showing up in Atlanta while actually the actors were in Miami.

so i think they've agreed on some kind of middle ground that works for both of them. god bless their little souls.
Floke - 6/22/2014, 5:25 AM
MexicanSexyman - 6/22/2014, 5:25 AM
@dethpillow, you're one weird person.
McNyagano - 6/22/2014, 5:26 AM
dethpillow - 6/22/2014, 5:28 AM
i think Teller is still busy shooting a movie that he's in tho.

cuz, apparently, he's an actor it turns out. like an actor in movies.
so he's gonna meet them there later and see if anything fun is going on in Louisiana. cuz Fox is paying him to hang with Josh Trank in Louisiana.

they just wanna make sure that Trank's not lonely doing this whole Fantastic Four thing out there. he's kinda fragile, after all.
MexicanSexyman - 6/22/2014, 5:29 AM
I think the Fantastic Four reboot will great. It has great up and coming director and a great cast.
dethpillow - 6/22/2014, 5:31 AM
@MexicanSuperman - i'm actually excited about this movie. i really like Trank's Chronicle, and he seems like a cool guy. and a totally great film maker and even makes sense for this property.
it's just a weird combination of stuff. this movie could be really interesting tho, in a good way i mean too. this could be a good movie is what i mean. something different for once, u know?
dethpillow - 6/22/2014, 5:32 AM
that's what i'm always complaining about and then look... it falls in my lap and what do i do?
Brainiac13 - 6/22/2014, 5:34 AM

Gal Gadot's new WW look?

Highflyer - 6/22/2014, 5:34 AM
I'm really looking forward to this movie.
Maven - 6/22/2014, 5:45 AM
Just hoping Reed doesn't create a serum for Ben to "control" his appearance or some shit like that.
Brainiac13 - 6/22/2014, 5:53 AM

Haha.....Thanks.....Can you read Hewbrew?
Brainiac13 - 6/22/2014, 5:54 AM
Abary - 6/22/2014, 5:56 AM
I totally forgot that this movie was coming out in 2015.
Brainiac13 - 6/22/2014, 6:08 AM

I just used Google Translate for the 1st time......yeah its a wig. :)
Brainiac13 - 6/22/2014, 6:08 AM
Cool tool.
MyloSteamwitz - 6/22/2014, 6:22 AM
Oh right... this is actually a thing.
marvel72 - 6/22/2014, 6:25 AM
& that's your fantastic four?i really can't wait for this movie.....

honestly i'm telling the truth......

sorry i can't keep this charade going,i have my fingers crossed that this movie fails critically & financially at the box office.
BatzFTWfan - 6/22/2014, 6:35 AM
I only watch film because of Mara as Sue and seeing the real Doctor Doom. If it fails to do Doom, the rights should get back to Marvel Studios.

But even if the movie gets success, i want see my Galactus and Silver Surfer in MCU, and i want to see Doom vs Iron Man.
WeddingTux - 6/22/2014, 6:48 AM
I'm begging you to stop showing those actors faces next to each other
WeddingTux - 6/22/2014, 6:49 AM
duck-face, duck-face, duck-face... BIG SMILE!!!
TheRationalNerd - 6/22/2014, 6:54 AM

I'm looking forward to it as well. Can't wait until next year, it's actually my second most anticipated 2015 film so far.

-Fantastic Four
-Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Jurassic World
-Terminator: Genesis
-Assassins Creed
MrSotoMan - 6/22/2014, 7:04 AM
*sigh* "Constructive criticism"..........sure...
Maven - 6/22/2014, 7:04 AM

-Fantastic Four
-Avengers: Age of Ultron
-Jurassic World
-Terminator: Genesis
-Assassins Creed"


MrSotoMan - 6/22/2014, 7:06 AM
I hope Terminator & Jurassic World fail harder then Fantastic Four. More excited for F4 then Terminator: [frick] You & Jurassic Tedious.
421YoloSwag - 6/22/2014, 7:10 AM
they're not even filming in new york? [frick] this terrible movie #fantasticfour #marvel #comicbookmovie #shitmovie
AlexanderLykins - 6/22/2014, 7:13 AM
WeddingTux - 6/22/2014, 7:13 AM
they took Sue the tall blonde with blue eyes and a heart-shaped face and replaced her with a square-jawed brown-eyed brunette 10 inches shorter than that milquetoast Jonas Brother Miles Teller, and she has a face like a gibbon.


look at her neck tendons, you can tell she's older than the director.
AlexanderLykins - 6/22/2014, 7:13 AM
My thoughts exactly.
Ramiel - 6/22/2014, 7:13 AM
Chronicle 2.
421YoloSwag - 6/22/2014, 7:13 AM
mr soto how r u more excited for this shit than dinosaurs and robots? fantastic 4 at its best is about a stretch gay guy, a rock dude with no character, and a woman that does nothing and thats before adding this shitty cast. hell their best villain is a underground hermit with mole people lol
DrunkenNukem - 6/22/2014, 7:15 AM
haha Miles Teller face in that pic
AlexanderLykins - 6/22/2014, 7:15 AM
I bet 420yoloswag is a 40 year old living in his mom's basement.
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