He is the humanoid superhero with silver skin who speeds through the air on a metallic surfboard, seemingly affixed to his body.
The report also mentioned a standalone Doctor Doom movie is coming out as well as six new X-Men movies by 2020, although this news was already known,
There is a chance the Silver Surfer will be a more family-friendly superhero, unlike the foul-mouthed Deadpool and more like the Fantastic Four movies of a decade ago.
And hopefully nothing like the recent Fantastic Four...
The Hollywood Reporter notes that filmmakers and execs at Marvel Studios have anxieties over "Disney's aversion to R-rated superhero movies that Fox has championed."
The script for Silver Surfer is currently being developed by Brian K. Vaughan, co-creator of Saga, Y: The Last Man and Runaways.