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Physically altered in shocking ways

Published:Wednesday | August 5, 2015 | 8:00 AM
After becoming physically altered, four friends must save earth from a former friend in ‘Fantastic Four’.

Fantastic Four, a contemporary re-imagining of Marvel's original and longest-running superhero team, centres on four young outsiders who teleport to an alternate and dangerous universe, which alters their physical form in shocking ways.

Their lives irrevocably upended, the team must learn to harness their daunting new abilities and work together to save Earth from a former friend turned enemy.

Fantastic Four is an American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics superhero team of the same name. It is the third theatrical Fantastic Four film to be distributed by 20th Century Fox, and a reboot of the Fantastic Four film franchise.

Directed by Josh Trank, with a screenplay by Jeremy Slater, Simon Kinberg and Trank, the film stars Miles Teller (Divergent), Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara, Jamie Bell, Toby Kebbell (Wrath of the Titans), Reg E. Cathey, and Tim Blake Nelson.