Toby Kebbell to Play ‘Fantastic Four’ Villain Doctor Doom (EXCLUSIVE)

Toby Kebbell Doctor Doom

Fox has zeroed in on newcomer Toby Kebbell to play the “Fantastic Four” team’s arch nemesis Victor von Doom, aka Doctor Doom.

The role was chased by several rising stars, including Jack Huston and Domhnall Gleeson, before Fox targeted the “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” thesp.

If a deal makes, Kebbell would join Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell in the reboot that plans to shoot this spring. Fox had no comment.

Based on the Marvel comic “The Ultimate Fantastic Four,” the contemporary update will focus on the characters as young men and women. Josh Trank will helm the pic with Simon Kinberg, Matthew Vaughn and Gregory Goodman serving as producers.

“The Fantastic Four” is slated to bow June 19, 2015. A second installment is due in summer 2017.

Kebbell, whose long list of strong supporting roles include “War Horse,” “The East” and Legendary’s upcoming adaptation of “Warcraft,” is repped by CAA and Independent Talent Group.

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  1. Daria Brooks says:

    LOVED Toby in “Rocknrolla” and “Sorcerer’s Apprentice”—he could be wonderful as Dr. Doom.

  2. holly says:

    really good choice.

  3. lotrfan says:

    Doom is a real Rocknrolla!

  4. Reblogged this on My thoughts on Movies and commented:
    I think is a great choice for the reboot of Fantastic Four

  5. btglifestyle says:

    Reblogged this on btg lifestyle and commented:
    Rate him quite high after seeing him in Rock n Rolla and Black Mirror. Solid actor and good choice for Doom.

  6. Mr. Bill says:

    Fox have gone off the rails with this project, give the film rights back to Marvel so they’ll do it right!

  7. Quadzillah says:

    Zim finds the skittles and the hoodie lifestyle good, he has joined forces with Tray to become the all powerful Skittleslord n’da new Fantastic 4our movie tyne…

  8. LOBO says:

    Cant wait to see this back at Marvel Studios, Fox ballz everything up, one to miss. Btw hopefully Guardian of the Galaxy be the biggest movie this year fingers crossed :)

  9. Chelsea says:

    Ok I can go with this casting, but I still am looking forward to the movie just as long as it is good.

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