Fantastic Four Rebooted September 1, 2009 Fantastic Four Starting Over 20th Century Fox has begun works on rebranding the “Fantastic Four” movie franchise. According to Variety, the studio intends to overhaul the Marvel property beyond the two films already made. Akiva Goldsman has been hired to oversee the reboot/ Michael Green, who co-wrote Green Lantern, will write the script for the new Fantastic Four film. The 2005 Fantastic Four and 2007 sequel “Rise of the Silver Surfer” were directed by Tim Story and starred Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis. Since the deals for the reboot are just getting made, it is unclear if any of them will return.