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Brody or Rhys Meyers for Fantastic

Published 23/08/2010 | 13:43

Jonathan Rhys Meyers
Jonathan Rhys Meyers

Adrien Brody and Jonathan Rhys Meyers are reportedly battling it out to star in the Fantastic Four reboot.

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The Oscar-winning Pianist star and Irish Tudors hunk are both in the running to play Mr Fantastic Reed Richards, Fox insiders have apparently told movie blog Screenrant.com.

Brothers Bloom star Adrien has already been linked to the lead role in Edgar Wright's comic book movie Ant-Man for Marvel Studios.

The title of Twentieth Century Fox's Fantastic Four reboot is not known, but the reported title of Fantastic Four Reborn has been denied.

The film is due out in Summer 2012 and Sex And The City 2's Alice Eve and Pineapple Express's Amber Heard have been linked to the role of Sue Storm.

Sources at the Fox SFX department have revealed The Thing will be entirely CGI in the new film.

The first two Fantastic Four films saw Ioan Gruffudd play Mr Fantastic, Jessica Alba as Sue Storm, Chris Evans as the Human Torch and Michael Chiklis as The Thing.

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