Producer and writer Simon Kinberg admits 2015’s ‘Fantastic Four’ wasn’t a good movie and says its sequel will be ‘brighter, funnier and more optimistic’.
Months after Fox removed ‘Fantastic Four 2′ from its release schedule, Kinberg has now hinted that the film isn’t completely dead yet, reported Ace showbiz.
“We didn’t make a good movie. The world voted, and I think they probably voted correctly. And you can’t make a good movie every time out – not everybody does,” he said.
“We actually have a pretty good batting average, all things considered. But I think we made many mistakes when we made that movie – mistakes that we learned from and we wouldn’t repeat.”
He further said Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell could all return for the sequel.
“We want to make another ‘Fantastic Four’ movie. We love that cast. I mean if I were to say to you now Michael B Jordan and Miles Teller, and Kate and Jamie are great actors – we love that cast. I love the comics; I mean I love it almost as much as ‘X-Men’.”
He revealed as to what to expect from ‘Fantastic Four 2’, if it does happen. “We’ll try to be truer to the essence of the tone of Fantastic Four, which is completely…well not completely, but largely distinct from the X-Men, which is brighter, funnier and has a more optimistic tone.
“I think we tried to make a darker Fantastic Four movie, which seemed like a radical idea but we were kind of messing with the DNA of the actual comic instead of trusting it,” he said.