Rather than give a third film to the original series… featuring a blue-eyed Jessica Alba and Michael Chiklis as a true-to-the-toons version of The Thing… we get a more youthful (and diverse) cast with a modified storyline.
In case you are not sure whether you want to see this film, how about taking a peek at the three official trailers:
Why did they have to reboot the series? It wasn’t just because the Human Torch is now Captain America and needed to be replaced by an African-American actor. Maybe it was because of the sins committed by the makers of the original films:
The Sins of Film #1
The Sins of Film #2
Regardless, none of those films could have been as bad as Roger Corman’s 1994 film. You can see the entire film… all ±90 minutes of a low budget marvel (pun unintended)… below:
Maybe Marvel should merge the Fantastic Four with another movie hero who has trouble finding positive attention at the Box Office. How about…
Hulk vs. The Thing?