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Yeah I doubt Stan Lee cares as long as he's getting paid.
Well, he wasn't in Fantfourstic.
edited 2nd Aug '17 6:52:31 AM by Zeromaeus
And then he went right back and did cameos for Deadpool and X-Men: Apocalypse. Like I said, I really don't think the whole studio thing matters all that much to him at this point.
edited 2nd Aug '17 7:09:20 AM by comicwriter
Apparently what happened with Fant4stic and Days of Future Past was just that the studio never asked him to be in the movies. They asked him for First Class, but apparently there was some issue with where they were filming.
So it's been four year since Fan4stic came out and guess who decided to rewatch and review the movie? Josh Trank himself. For those who don't want to go to his Letterboxd page, here is his full review:
Edited by alliterator on Nov 22nd 2019 at 6:20:02 AM
I'm probably reading too much into this "review", but Trank talking more about himself and his state of mind as opposed to the actual movie might be giving us a clue about his actual thoughts for it.
Namely, how he REALLY wants to move on from it.
But yeah, I still have no interest in watching Fant4stic. Whatever the MCU comes up with for the F4, it'll blow everything before it away.
Edited by TargetmasterJoe on Nov 23rd 2019 at 10:44:02 AM
On one hand, they'd have to make a masterpiece to actually get an audience given all the damage the Fantastic Four brand has taken over the years, on the other, the MCU is basically a licence to make money at this point, even if there is a lot of effort involved.
It might work if they tie a few important plot points into the movie.
Get people to watch to learn important stuff about the future of the franchise...and they also get a (hopefully) good movie for their trouble.
Plus, actual comic fans will come to watch it anyway, because they'll know that Marvel will get it right.
At this point, I'd say that only Marvel COULD make a successful F4 film with their hype machine and reputation, but whether they'd want to I don't know. It would be nice to finally have a big screen Doom who didn't completely and utterly suck, that's for sure.
They should be fine as long as Doom shows his proficiency with the stick shift.
Edited by Karxrida on Nov 27th 2019 at 10:12:03 AM
I honestly don't think the original two Fantastic Four movies are bad (although admittedly the 1st one is kinda slow-paced, with an anticlimactic battle with Doom, and deleted scenes that should have remained).
The 2nd one also had some interesting ideas (like everyone's powers getting swapped around), and I like that Ben Grimm isn't a cheesy CGI effect.
Literally all I remember from "Fant 4 Stic", is Dan Castellenetta has a small part at the beginning.
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