‘Fantastic Four’ Author Apologizes for 2015 Remake: ‘Umm…Sorry About That One, Guys’

“Fantastic Four” screenwriter Jeremy Slater apologized for the 2015 remake on Twitter whereas gushing about his upcoming adaptation of Stephen King’s “The Tommyknockers.”

“When I finally got my foot in the door, I only had three dream projects on my bucket list,” he wrote on a Twitter thread Thursday. “One was Marvel (umm…sorry about that one, guys), one was Star Wars, and the third, of course, was Stephen King. Anyone of those jobs would let me die a happy man.”

“Now, thirty years later, I’m past thrilled to be a part of the staff bringing THE TOMMYKNOCKERS to life. It simply feels…proper, you understand? Like coming house. And most of all, because of @stephenking for the lifetime of unimaginable nightmares,” he added. “Just don’t go in the woods.”

2015’s “Fantastic Four” starred Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell and was directed by Josh Trank. It was extensively panned by critics and followers for making main modifications to the supply materials.

“The Tommyknockers” is in regards to the residents of Haven, Maine, who expertise modifications from a metallic object that seems to be an extension of a long-buried alien spacecraft. As soon as it’s uncovered, the spacecraft releases an invisible gasoline into the environment that regularly transforms individuals into beings just like their alien guests.

James Wan, who’s in post-production on “Aquaman” and produces “The Conjuring” franchise, will produce via his Atomic Monster banner. Michael Clear may also produce for Atomic Monster.

Roy Lee and Jon Berg will produce via Vertigo Leisure together with Larry Sanitsky, who government produced the hit 1993 ABC miniseries, additionally based mostly on the guide.

See Slater’s tweets beneath.