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Mark Millar says Josh Trank's 'Fantastic Four' reboot will be like 'nothing you've seen before'
20th Century Fox's Marvel film consultant Mark Millar ("Kick-Ass") wants you to know that Josh Trank "Fantastic Four" reboot won't be the same old superhero story.
After taking the genre in a new direction with his directorial debut "Chronicle," Trank is ready to go to the next level with "FF," Millar told SciFi Now in an interview.
"From what I’ve seen and from talking to him, he’s contemporarising it,” said Millar. "I think he’s just making it work for the screen – he’s a great storyteller."
"'Chronicle,' if you think about it, was similar to Fantastic Four in that it was a bunch of people who were transformed into something more than human – that turned out almost his calling card to come and do something like 'Fantastic Four.'"
He continued, "What I wasn’t expecting actually was just how funny and likeable he could make this as well as getting the more awesome moments on screen – I use awesome in the traditional British sense and not the California sense awesome, you know? The Ridley Scott moments, and the Fantastic Four really are jaw-dropping in the same way you feel when you saw 'Alien' for the first time. There’s some moments in this – not to be specific – that are actually gonna be phenomenal on screen and stuff you haven’t seen in a superhero movie before."