Avatar 2 Co-Writer Josh Friedman Tapped for Marvel's Fantastic Four

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One of the writers that helped physique retired James Cameron’s Sully household in Avatar: The Way of Water, Josh Friedman, has been hired to pen the publication for Marvel’s caller Fantastic Four movie.

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The Hollywood Reporter announced the writer’s attachment to Matt Shankman’s diagnostic debut with Marvel’s archetypal household that’s acceptable to footwear disconnected Phase 6 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Shankman, who antecedently worked connected Marvel Disney+ bid WandaVision, was brought connected to helm Fantastic Four after its antecedently announced director, Jon Watts (Spider-Man: No Way Home), near the project. (Watts is present heading up Disney+ Star Wars bid Skeleton Crew.)

Friedman, who antecedently worked connected TNT’s bid adaptation of Bong Joon-Ho’s Snowpiercer, is no alien to genre. Aside from Avatar 2, his credits see Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds, and helium created and wrote the highly underrated Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. So it makes consciousness that helium was approached by Marvel Studios for this latest big-screen diagnostic starring Stan Lee and Jack Kirby’s beloved family—characters that fans person been waiting a agelong clip to spot introduced into the MCU. Previous franchise starts see Fantastic Four (2005) and Fantastic Four (2015); oddly, some featured aboriginal Marvel Cinematic Universe stars arsenic Johnny Storm: Chris Evans, who aboriginal was formed arsenic Captain America, and Black Panther’s Killmonger, Michael B. Jordan.

Fantastic Four from Marvel Studios is acceptable to commencement Phase 6 of the MCU connected November 8, 2024.

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