The two variations of Fantastic Four produced by Fox couldn’t be much less alike – one is lighter-hearted, family-friendly fare and the opposite was alleged to be a gritty reboot of Marvel’s First Household. Followers might be able to inform the distinction between them, then, however HBO Max is having extra bother.
2005’s Fantastic Four, directed by Tim Story and starring Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba, Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis, has simply gone up on the steaming service however followers have observed that HBO Max is incorrectly utilizing photos from the 2015 reboot for it. Rookie transfer, HBO!
HBO Max has unintentionally put the FANT4STIC paintings on the 2005 FANTASTIC FOUR film 😂 pic.twitter.com/iWGzVD8ZKk
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) July 1, 2020
In precise truth, 2015’s Fantastic Four – AKA Fant4stic – is offered on Disney Plus. The Josh Trank effort, starring Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell, was quietly slipped on the service with none fanfare late final month. This was a reasonably large deal, although, because it’s the primary Fox-Marvel movie to look on the positioning.
In distinction, the 2005 model has been proudly introduced to be coming to D+ as a part of their large Summer season Film Nights schedule. The flick will land on the Mouse Home’s service on August 28th. It’s unknown whether or not each platforms will share the rights to stream it although or if it’ll be faraway from HBO Max subsequent month, nearly as rapidly because it arrived.
Of the 2 Fantastic Four movies, the 2005 iteration is unquestionably extra widespread, with those that grew up with it and its 2007 sequel Rise of the Silver Surfer having numerous fondness for each movies regardless of their many flaws. So, sticking the 2005 paintings on the Josh Trank effort we might perceive. Doing it the opposite method round although, as on this case, is simply dumb on HBO’s half as they’re solely placing folks off. Little doubt this error might be mounted now that followers have been mocking them for it.