'Chronicle' helmer Josh Trank to direct 'Fantastic 4' reboot
Published Jul 12 2012, 05:37 BST | By Zeba Blay
Josh Trank has officially been announced to direct the upcoming reboot of the Fantastic Four
Having made his big-screen directorial debut on sci-fi movie Chronicle
, Trank has previously worked on the television drama The Kill Point
Rumours that 20th Century Fox
executives were eyeing Trank to helm a remake
of the movie franchise first emerged in January.
Fox has previously released two Fantastic Four
movies, directed by Tim Story. Chris Evans, Jessica Alba
, Ioan Gruffudd and Michael Chiklis starred in the lead roles.
According to Deadline
, Trank has now finalised negotiations to take on the project, which will have a brand new cast.
Trank has another comic book property lined up to direct, Warner Bros. upcoming The Red Star
Watch a clip from Josh Trank's Chronicle