I’ll admit I knew little to nothing about the FF reboot. A small part of me wanted to be surprised about the movie, but mostly I was just scarred by the older Fox incarnations. But about 1 week ago, everyone’s hopes, no matter who you are, got the Old Yeller treatment.
Most people would agree the best part about FF is Dr Doom, one of the best baddies comics has ever made(yes, I am a fanboy).
Before we move on, here’s three quick videos of Dr Doom in a good incarnation of the character
A week ago, the person playing Doom, gave some insight into his character.
…yeah. To paraphrase. Dr Doom has gone from Megalomaniac in charge of his own country who regularly swipes godly power because fuck you he’s Doom…has been downgraded to anti-social blogger and hacker…and isn’t even named Victor Von Doom
It doesn’t help that they decided to go ‘lo-fi’ with this movie. A fantastic Four movie. A movie about a group who consistently travel space, time, dimensions and pretty much everything…and it’s a gritty realistic film…This is the Fantastic Four, not Batman.
This is compounded by pictures of his costume appearing online. It IS green-screen, so it may be fixed later, but regardless, brace yourself…
So I very highly doubt our favorite Foot Diving Fiend will be even remotely cool or enjoyable or even close to the mark. And if they can’t get the best parts of FF right…what chance does the movie really have.