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Interview with Fantastic Four (1994) Screenwriter Craig Nevius (EXCLUSIVE)

Craig Nevius, writer of the 1994 Fantastic Four film, shares his experiences in his first interview on the movie!


0:15 Episode Introduction & Why Craig Wasn't In Doomed

7:10 Getting Into Screenwriting

13:38 Joining The Fantastic Four (1994)

28:23 What Comics Influenced Fantastic Four

37:17 Learning Fantastic Four Wouldn't Be Released

52:46 Break

52:56 Differences Between Craig's Scripts & The 1994 Film

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1:02:41 Why Were The Thing Scenes Cut from the Final Film?

1:05:41 Influence of Other Superhero Films on Fantastic Four

1:20:29 Working with Adam West & Frank Gorshin in Black Scorpion

1:27:35 Working with William Shatner In Concert

1:31:45 Advice for Future Screenwriters

1:42:19 Closing: Fan Comments & Shoutouts

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