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Here's our first good look at the new Fantastic Four movie's Thing

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We've only seen the smallest of glimpses of Fantastic Four's take on Ben Grimm, aka The Thing, thanks to the upcoming superhero film's teaser trailer. Now, thanks to Empire and Entertainment Weekly, we have a much better look at Jamie Bell's character in his clobberin' time form.

The Thing looks, well, pretty accurately rocky in director Josh Trank's take on the Fantastic Four and not as brightly orange as the character has appeared on screen in the past. Below, you'll see a few variations on The Thing as he's appeared in movies and on TV.

Trank tells EW that his Fantastic Four will be something like "a cross between Steven Spielberg and Tim Burton — what he calls 'Dark Amblin.'" The approach sounds a bit different from Marvel Studios' typically more lighthearted take on its superheroes.

Fantastic Four is coming to theaters August 7.

The Thing (Michael Chiklis) from Fantastic Four (2005)

Johnny Storm (Chris Evans) in Thing form from Rise of the Silver Surfer

Johnny Storm (Chris Evans) in Thing form from Rise of the Silver Surfer

The Thing from Roger Corman's Fantastic Four movie

The Thing from Roger Corman's Fantastic Four movie

"Actor" Tobias Funke as Rock Monster

"Actor" Tobias Funke as Rock Monster