Silver Surfer To Join 'Fantastic Four 2'

Silver Surfer The cult favorite Silver Surfer is to join Marvel Comics adaptation Fantastic Four 2, according to Variety.

The Surfer is on course to become a linchpin in the sequel Fox is readying for a July 4, 2007 bow. Character, who physically resembles the liquid metal villain from "Terminator 2" and soars through the universe on his board, has evolved into one of Marvel's more sophisticated comicbook heroes. A Surfer feature has been in Fox's arsenal for a decade, but the studio waited because project is so ambitiously f/x-heavy and Fox has been busy with other Marvel franchises.

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