News Briefs: New 'Fantastic Four' Images Shed Light on "Dark" Movie

News Briefs: New 'Fantastic Four' Images Shed Light on "Dark" Movie

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four: Four new Fantastic Four stills reflect the less "cartoonish" look established by director Josh Trank (Chronicle), who described the tone as that of a "dark Amblin movie." Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell star; the movie is due in theaters on August 7. [Empire]

 

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

Fantastic Four

 

Will Ferrell

The House: Will Ferrell will star in The House, written by Andrew J. Cohen and Brendan O'Brien. Cohen is set to direct; the writing duo penned last year's rowdy comedy hit Neighbors. Ferrell, who will also produce, will play a man who loses his daughter's college fund; he and his wife then team up with their neighbors to start an illegal casino in their basement to earn back the cash. Production is tentatively scheduled to begin in August. [The Hollywood Reporter]

 

Richard Linklater

Where'd You Go Bernadette: Richard Linklater (Boyhood) is in talks to direct Where'd You Go, Bernadette, based on the bestselling novel by Maria Semple. The story follows an agoraphobic architect and mother named Bernadette Branch who goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica. Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber (The Fault in Our Stars) have written the screenplay. [The Hollywood Reporter]

 

Love & Mercy

Love & Mercy Trailer: The first teaser for Love & Mercy features two actors playing the same role. Paul Dano and John Cusack both portray Brian Wilson, the talented yet troubled singer and songwriter who founded the Beach Boys with his brothers and cousin, enjoyed great success, and then dealt with personal demons for decades. The movie opens in theaters on June 5. [MovieClips]

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