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Joaquin Phoenix Considered For Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • July 25, 2014 2:29 PM
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With the long-rumored Benedict Cumberbatch taking himself out of the running to lead Marvel's "Doctor Strange" yesterday at Comic-Con, it was likely only a matter of time until another name popped onto the radar. And we have to admit, we really didn't see this one coming.

Benedict Cumberbatch Says Dr. Strange Didn’t Pan Out, James Gunn Talks Potential ‘Avengers’/Guardians’ Crossover

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 24, 2014 6:08 PM
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Marvel, Comic-Con 2014
It’s Marvel’s world and the rest of us are just living in it— at least when it comes to Comic-Con. The superhero studio juggernaut hasn't even presented anything yet (not til Saturday), but they’ve dominated the buzz and conversation down at the marketing tradeshow that is San-Diego Comic-Con. Firstly, they announced a sixth release date last night now that “Amazing Spider-Man 4” is no longer slotted for May 2018 (Marvel scooped up the empty date immediately). Then they’re garnering rave reviews for “Guardians of The Galaxy,” and they’re stealing a lot of thunder with just teaser posters for “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” and “Ant-Man.” Suffice it to say if anyone wants to unseat Marvel as the kings of Comic-Con this year, they’re going to have to start working harder.

Updated: Marvel Studios Sets Dates For Six New Films Up Through 2019

  • By Edward Davis
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  • July 23, 2014 6:36 PM
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Marvel Studios
Man, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige wasn’t kidding when he said Marvel had mapped out their Marvel Cinematic Universe up through 2028.

Who Are The Remaining Unused Marvel Characters And Could They Make A Viable Movie?

  • By Gabe Toro
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  • June 25, 2014 3:32 PM
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Marvel Characters That Could Be Movie
What people forget is that while the WB flexes their muscle, Marvel still has a ridiculously untapped listing of characters, both over at Disney as well as other studios like Fox, Universal and Sony.Marvel’s always going to outnumber and outmuscle them in some ways. The WB can only work on making their movies successful on their own terms.

Edgar Ramirez Says He's Taking Potential Role In 'Dr. Strange' Plus 2 Clips From 'Deliver Us From Evil'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • June 23, 2014 6:35 PM
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Deliver Us From Evil, Ramirez
"We're talking. We've been talking," Edgar Ramirez told IGN when asked about whether or not his "Deliver Us From Evil" director Scott Derrickson has discussed the upcoming "Doctor Strange" with him and that's all it takes at the moment to get the rumor mill churning. There's no word if it's for the title role, the villain or something else, but considering the film doesn't have a release date yet, it would seem it's in early stages. But it would seem Marvel, if anything, is trying to get their ducks in a row and we suppose that for now, you can toss Ramirez onto a wishlist pile that includes Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy and Jared Leto.

Jon Spaihts To Rewrite Marvel’s ‘Dr. Strange,’ Jared Leto Added To Actors Shortlist

  • By Edward Davis
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  • June 18, 2014 7:16 PM
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Jon Spaihts, Dr. Strange, Jared Leto
While Marvel haven’t officially announced “Dr. Strange” or its director, Scott Derrickson (“Sinister" the upcoming "Deliver Us From Evil"), it’s clearly happening. And it appears they’re kind of starting over on the script level as Deadline reveals that Jon Spaihts (“Prometheus”) has been hired to write the script. Wait, hasn’t it already been written? Yes. The first draft was credited to Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. But it sounds like Spaihts is mostly starting from scratch.

Marvel’s ‘Dr. Strange’ Wishlist Includes Tom Hardy & Benedict Cumberbatch

  • By Edward Davis
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  • June 6, 2014 8:54 PM
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Well, they aren’t aiming low. Marvel recently hired “Sinister” director Scott Derrickson to direct their adaptation of Marvel Phase 3 character “Dr. Strange,” and apparently they’re moving full speed ahead with the search for actors (guys, what’s with all the Marvel news this late on a Friday?)

Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Finds A Director In ‘Sinister’ Filmmaker Scott Derrickson

  • By Edward Davis
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  • June 3, 2014 5:58 PM
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Scott Derrickson Doctor Strange
You know what’s the best way to detract from negative press? Take an alternate route to getting fan excitement back on track. And pardon our cynicism, but given all the negative press surrounding “Ant-Man”—Edgar Wright bailing on the project, for reasons detailed here—the timing of Marvel announcing the director of “Dr. Strange” feels pretty convenient. Nonetheless, the studio has found the filmmaker to helm the story of the Sorcerer Supreme.

Kevin Feige Talks Hunt For ‘Doctor Strange’ Director, Scarlet Witch & Quicksilver Won’t Be “Inhumans” & More

  • By Charlie Schmidlin
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  • March 14, 2014 10:17 AM
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Doctor Strange
With only a mere four massive franchise installments prepped for this year and next, Kevin Feige and Marvel have begun delving into one of the more mystical of their properties, “Doctor Strange.” Reports that Johnny Depp might play the titular superhero were quickly dashed, and a list of potential directors for the film has gained traction, with such names as Jonathan Levine (“50/50”), Scott Derrickson (“Sinister”), and Mark Andrews (“Brave”) in the mix. But while Feige has confirmed meeting those names, he’s also said they’re not as close to deciding as some might believe.

Sam Riley, Eddie Redmayne & More In The Mix To Play Dr. Doom In 'Fantastic Four'

  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • March 12, 2014 9:22 AM
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Sam Riley, Eddie Redmayne, Toby Kebbell, Domhnall Gleeson Dr. Doom
Producer Matthew Vaughn and director Josh Trank have been doing everything in their power to distance their “Fantastic Four” reboot from the earlier goofy films. Not content with just casting great young actors as the famous superhero team, the filmmakers are looking to surprise with their villain choice too.

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