Chris Evans: Michael B. Jordan will make a 'phenomenal' Human Torch in 'Fantastic Four' reboot

Chris Evans is passing the Torch.

News of Michael B. Jordan's casting as the Human Torch in the upcoming "Fantastic Four" reboot met with a lukewarm response on fan message boards, but the actor is getting a big endorsement from his predecessor.

Before Chris Evans donned the star-spangled costume for "Captain America: The Winter Soldier," he did two stints as Marvel's hottest super hero in "Fantastic Four" (2005) and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer" (2007).

And though at first he admits to some misgivings about someone else taking over his character, he immediately got fired up when he heard who landed the part of Johnny Storm.

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