Early ‘Fantastic Four’ script seems more like a Marvel movie
LOS ANGELES — Well, Galactus was coming.
An early draft of Fantastic Four, written by original screenwriter Jeremy Slater and director Josh Trank, was chock-a-block with big, sweeping, international and inter-dimensional action set-pieces that included classic villains Galactus and Mole Man — and Reed Richards’ flying FantastiCar — according to a report posted Monday on BirthMoviesDeath.
But in an effort to trim the budget, those elements were stripped away, writes Devin Faraci, who ostensibly got his hands on a draft that was penned before writer/producer Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past) came on board for rewrite duty in 2014. Read more…
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