“The Wire” star Reg E. Cathey, whom many will be more recently familiar with as the ribs joint owning Freddy on Netflix’s “House of Cards,” has joined the cast of the “Fantastic Four” reboot at 20th Century Fox.
Cathey is set to play Dr. Franklin Storm, the father of Sue (Kate Mara) and Johnny Storm (Michael B. Jordan).
In the comics, Dr. Storm is partially responsible for the creation of the Fantastic Four and saved his daughter’s life following an injury from the Mole Man. He died the following issue.
Jordan, Mara, Jamie Bell and Miles Teller play the titular team alongside Toby Kebbell as Victor Von Doom and Tim Blake Nelson as Harvey Elder (aka. The Mole Man). The movie is currently slated for a June 2015 release.
Source: Heat Vision