"Fantastic Four" fans, meet your new villain: British actor
Kebbell, 31, beat out fellow rising stars Jack Huston and Domhnall Gleeson for the role, Variety said. The actor has appeared in such action movies as
The actor is the latest fresh face to join "Fantastic Four" and its band of characters given superpowers by a science experiment. The film, which Fox set to start shooting shortly in Louisiana for a June 2015 release, represents a youth movement of sorts in the superhero renaissance. It's directed by Josh Trank, the under-30 helmer of found-footage superhero hit
It's also a rare attempt to bring back a franchise that not only hasn't been gone that long but wasn't a mega-hit on the first go-round.
The closest analogue to this reboot may be Marc Webb's