Fantastic Four: Tim Blake Nelson Up For Mole Man Role

Tim Blake Nelson to play Mole Man

Tim Blake Nelson is in final negotiations to play Mole Man in the new Fantastic Four movie, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Nelson is known for his roles in O Brother, Where Art Thou? And Lincoln. He also played Samuel Sterns in The Incredible Hulk. For those who are unfamiliar, Nelson will be playing Harvey Elder, a socially awkward scientist who is spurned by the world around him. Elder goes underground, literally, where he becomes to the ruler of a subterranean race called the Moloids and frequently attacks New York City with his monstrous creations. Mole Man is the second villain known to be appearing in The Fantastic Four. Toby Kebbell has already been cast as Doctor Doom. The Fantastic Four is scheduled for release on June 19, 2015.