This past weekend FOX gave the world its first full look at the new Fantastic Four with a final reveal teaser theatrical one sheet movie poster and the movie's first full length trailer. Unfortunately, both were really more of the same. The film looks like an amazing sci-fi film in the vein of Interstellar, but it’s far from your typical comic book movie. That’s obviously intentional on FOX’s part, and obviously they feel there’s a big market for that. Why else turn your back on the billions grossing genre that’s popular across the globe?
I will say this, I love Michael B. Jordan’s work and the new action scenes where the FF show off their powers look really cool. But will the general public be able to get past the hardcore sci-fi look of the film? My guess is no. Which is unfortunate, because Marvel’s first family really could use some love. It’s hard to believe this film will hit theaters this summer because there is truly no buzz (at least no good buzz) surrounding the FF.
Fantastic Four’s world premiere is scheduled for August 7, 2015.