Both Variety and The Hollywood Reporter are reporting Toby Kebbell has been offered the role of Dr. Victor von Doom in the upcoming reboot of the Fantastic Four series. Kebbell will be joining Michael B Jordan as Johnny Storm/The Human Torch, Kate Mara as Sue Storm/The Invisible Woman, Miles Teller as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic, and Jamie Bell as Ben Grimm/The Thing.
Josh Trank is set to direct The Fantastic Four which is supposed to start filming soon in Baton Rouge. 20th Century Fox is aiming for a June 19, 2015 release.
Kebbell’s credits include Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Counselor, The East, Wrath of the Titans, War Horse, The Conspirator, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, RocknRolla, and Control.