Josh Trank reveals the pressure he suffered when choosing the cast of The Fantastic Four

Josh Trank's Fantastic Four is probably one of the worst superhero movies in recent years, but also its production was total chaos.

Director Josh Trank he remembers his battle with the film studio (FOX) when he tried to put in the movie The Fantastic Four an African American Sue Storm. In the end, Johnny Storm was black (Michael B. Jordan), while the Sue Storm (Kate Mara) was white and it is explained that she is adopted.

During a recent interview, the director Josh Trank He revealed that he wanted a black woman like Sue Storm, but the film studio seems to have been unclear. "There were a lot of controversial conversations that were held behind the scenes."

“I was primarily interested in a black Sue Storm, a black Johnny Storm, and a black Franklin Storm. When it comes to study in a massive movie like The Fantastic Four, everyone wants to keep an open mind about what big star they can hire. ”

“But when it came down to it, I found a lot of rejection from a black woman in that role. When I think about it, it should have been stronger when that understanding hit me. Those are not the values ​​that I defend in my own life ”.

The filmmaker went on to share his regrets about not pressing for a black actress anymore, but was clearly out of reach.

The movie was a disaster.

The filming was a complete chaos and Josh Trank he was fired halfway and Simon Kinberg the film is over. The end result raised $ 167 million with a budget of $ 120 million. He also received very bad reviews and as a result no more movies were made with these characters from the Marvel comics. The Fantastic Four are now owned by Disney and the next time we see them they will be inside the UCM.

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