Although Jeremy Slater was hired to write the screenplay (his first one for a feature film according to IMDB), Seth Grahame-Smith has been hired on to polish it up. Seth’s recent screenplay achievements were ‘Dark Shadows’ and ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’. If you hated those movies, you might be worried right about now.
OLD CONCEPT ART
The following images are from artist Steven Johnson, before the 2005 version was even in production, he came up with his version of The Thing and Doctor Doom, which are very unique and very unlike what they were visualized in the comics.