Fantastic Four:Four young outsiders acquire amazing abilities after a trip to an alternate universe changes their physical forms in unforeseen ways. Josh Trank is an American film director and screenwriter. He is known for his first feature, the 2012 film Chronicle, and the upcoming 2015 reboot Fantastic Four.
Fantastic Four had a production budget of $122 million. Principal photography commenced on May 5, 2014 at Celtic Media Centre in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and ended on August 23, 2014, lasting for 72 days. Matthew Jensen served as director of photography. The film was planned to be shot in Vancouver, Canada, but was moved to Louisiana due to the state's film production tax incentives.The film is using OTOY for the visual effects. According to Josh Trank, with the use of cloud-rendering technology from OTOY, they can create visual effects at a much lower cost. Moving Picture Company and Weta Digital are attached to create visual effects. The film was planned to be converted to 3D in post-production but was canceled with Trank stating that he wanted the viewing experience of Fantastic Four to remain as pure as possible. Music was composed by In January 2015, Marco Beltrami was hired to compose the film score. Philip Glass was also hired to compose the score with Beltrami.