Fantastic Four Director Josh Trank’s Biggest Regret Is That He Didn’t Cast a Black Actress as Sue Storm
Fantastic Four director Josh Trank says his biggest regret about his infamous 2015 comic book movie is that he backed down over his intent to cast a black actress as Susan Storm, aka the Invisible Woman, after receiving “pretty heavy pushback” from studio 20th Century Fox.
In a chat with Geeks of Color, Trank revealed he wanted the entire Storm family to be played by black actors. In the end, Michael B. Jordan played Johnny Storm opposite Reg E. Cathey as his dad Franklin Storm, with Kate Mara cast as Sue, Franklin’s adopted daughter.
While Trank didn’t name any