FANTASTIC FOUR Movie Officially In The Works At Marvel Studios With Jon Watts Confirmed To Direct

FANTASTIC FOUR Movie Officially In The Works At Marvel Studios With Jon Watts Confirmed To Direct

We've been keeping everything crossed for a Fantastic Four reboot, and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige has confirmed that it's in the works with Spider-Man: Far From Home helmer Jon Watts directing...

There were a lot of big announcements during the Marvel Studios portion of Disney's Investor Day, but it ended with some news we've been waiting a long time for. 

The Fantastic Four are finally coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the reboot is currently in active development at the studio (we even have a logo reveal to prove it). Unfortunately, there's no mention of a cast or release date, but we do now know that Spider-Man: Homecoming and Spider-Man: Far From Home director Jon Watts will be at the helm.

The filmmaker is currently busy working on Spider-Man 3 for Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios, and it remains to be seen whether that will set the stage for Marvel's First Family to debut. 

It's no secret that Ant-Man director Peyton Reed was keen to work on the Fantastic Four reboot, but Feige and company clearly felt Watts was the right choice to put a fresh spin on the team. It won't be easy to bring moviegoers back to the franchise after three disastrous efforts from Fox, but given his spectacular work on the wall-crawler, Watts feels like the right choice.

Check out the announcement below:
 

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