In a report by Rachel Abrams and Jeff Sneider for Variety, Josh Trank has surfaced as the top choice to direct the remake of the Fantastic Four franchise. Insiders reveal that Trank has had several meetings with Fox for the said reboot project, but there is no final plans yet.

With Trank’s debut film, the ‘Chronicle’ looming, Fox execs are waiting to see how the movie will fare over the Super Bowl weekend prior to finally making everything official. Fox has high expectations with ‘Chronicle’. Studio execs believe that Trank will get the directorial gig too.