Toby Kebbell To Play Doctor Doom

British actor Toby Kebbell has begun negotiations to play the antagonist Doctor Doom in the upcoming “Fantastic Four” reboot at 20th Century Fox.

Kebbell beat out the likes of Jack Huston and Domhnall Gleeson for the role in the Josh Trank-directed film which stars Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Bell as the famed super-powered quartet.

The actor has had countless supporting roles in many major Hollywood films in recent years including “War Horse,” “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time,” “Wrath of the Titans,” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice,” “Rocknrolla,” “The Counselor,” “The Conspirator”

He plays one of the simians in the upcoming “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” and recently tormented David Tennant’s character in the recent mini-series “The Escape Artist”.

Source: Variety