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Published On: Mon, Oct 6th, 2014

Michael B Jordan on ‘The Fantastic Four,’ advice from Chris Evans and the costume

Wonderwall.com’s interview with Michael B. Jordan who reveals that he’s always dreamed of having a big family. He also dishes about slipping on spandex to play superhero Johnny Storm/The Human Torch in The Fantastic Four as well as his craziest fan encounter, and his dating trials and tribulations.

As far as joining the famous Marvel superteam, the Chronicle star was asked how he felt about wearing the tights.

The new Fantastic Four, featured in this twitter pic as production wraps

The new Fantastic Four, featured in this twitter pic as production wraps

“How did I feel about wearing spandex? The costume part wasn’t that bad. I think we did a really good job at making it modern, new, fresh without going to the cheesy superhero outfits. We didn’t take the easy way out at all. So I didn’t mind it so much, he tells Wonderwall.

Chris Evans played the Human Torch in the first two Fantastic Four films and Jordan was asked if got some advice from the Avenger.

“It’s so hard to give advice when it comes to a role like this because at the end of the day, we all do what we do. He is great at what he does as an actor. It’s not something to imitate. You just have to give your own take. He told me ‘I think you’re going to do a great job. Go out there and just have fun.’ That’s the approach that I took: Just enjoy it and have a good time. Don’t overthink it.”

Jordan gives full, interesting and revealing interview, so check out the full interview HERE

Jordan reunites with Chronicle director Josh Trank for the FF film, starring alongside Kate Mara, Miles Teller and Jamie Bell.  The film also stars Toby Kebbell, Tim Blake Nelson, and Reg E. Cathey.

The Fantastic Four will open in theaters on June 19, 2015 and a sequel is already set for a summer 2017 release.

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