Michael B. Jordan has been rumored for sometime to be Josh Trank’s choice to play Johnny Storm aka The Human Torch in the Fantastic Four reboot.
Now it’s being said that Jordan has signed.
According to SchmoesKnow.com, an insider within Michal B. Jordan’s talent agency has confirmed that actor has signed for Fantastic Four as Johnny Storm.
It was also previously rumored that Miles Teller, Kit Harington and Jack O’Connell are up for Mr. Fantastic Reed Richards, with Saoirse Ronan, Kate Mara and Margot Robbie up for Invinsible Woman Sue Storm.
As of yet no actor has been mentioned for The Thing.
Simon Kinberg was recently brought on board Fantastic Four to do heavy rewrites as well, so casting announcements should be forthcoming followed by the start of production.
Fantastic Four has a March 6, 2015 release.