Marvel pic's stars shine at Blighty bow

LONDON – Ioan Gruffudd returned to home turf July 18 for the U.K. preem of “Fantastic Four,” but all eyes were locked on co-star Jessica Alba, dressed in a slinky ’50s-style satin dress.

She joined Gruffudd and fellow cast members Chris Evans and Michael Chiklis for dinner at Nobu before moving on to the preem party at CC Club at Piccadilly Circus.

Gruffudd dismissed rumors that he was a hot candidate for the part of 007, saying he was looking to play a role that was a little less fantastic.

Having developed a talent for horseback riding to play Lancelot in 2004 pic “King Arthur,” Gruffudd admitted his desire to get back in the saddle, saying, “I’d love to do a Western.”

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