The Fantastic Four script
Synopsis: Transported to an alternate universe, four young outsiders gain superhuman powers as they alter their physical form in shocking ways. Reed Richards becomes Mr. Fantastic, able to stretch and twist his body at will, while pal Ben Grimm gains immense strength as the Thing. Johnny Storm becomes the Human Torch, able to control and project fire, while his sister Sue becomes the Invisible Woman. Together, the team must harness their new abilities to prevent Doctor Doom from destroying the Earth.

VICTOR:

But dreams don't pay the bills, do

they?

(a condescending smile)

Same old Reed, the hopeless optimist.

Still reaching for the stars, with the

world on your back.

REED:

You remember in school we talked about

working together. That's what I was

about to explain...

Reed presses the remote. Another hologram appears: A SHUTTLE

slowly approaching AN ORBITING SPACE STATION. Both bear the

VON DOOM INDUSTRIES logo. Victor smiles, more intrigued.

VICTOR:

So it's not my money you want. It's

my toys... Tell me: if NASA doesn't

trust you, why should I?

Victor is a step ahead. Reed pauses, thrown for a beat. Ben

wakes up, suspicious. Victor notices. He notices

everything.

VICTOR (CONT'D)

That's my job. To stay a step ahead.

To know what other men don't.

Ben gets close to Reed, turning toward the door.

BEN:

I can't take this.

REED:

(low, quiet)

Ben. This is business. Just work.

A beat. Victor cracks a smile, enjoying the tension. And...

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Jeremy Slater

Jeremy Slater is an American film writer. Slater wrote My Spy, an action comedy film which will be directed by Jake Kasdan, as well as Tape 4, a horror film to be produced by Primal Pictures, and Man .. more…

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