Doctor Strange writer Jon Spaihts

Ant-Man? Who’s that? The latest newsmaker for Marvel is strange. Dr. Stephen Strange, to be exact. Marvel recently announced Scott Derrickson¬†(Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose) as director of Doctor Strange (or Dr. Strange; we’re not certain which title will be used) and now one more piece of the movie’s puzzle has been revealed. Jon Spaihts, best known for writing the first draft of Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, and also for the sci-fi / romance / thriller Passengers, has been hired to script.

After the break, we’ve got a few more details on that hire, and also Derrickson’s own comments about the project.¬† Read More »

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Doctor Strange Benedict Cumberbatch

Marvel’s Doctor Strange has become one of those projects that seems to inspire a new casting rumor every other day. Earlier this week, Jared Leto was said to be one of Marvel’s picks, and today we have word that Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy are also being considered. Hit the jump for more details.

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Rumor: Is ‘Doctor Strange’ Eyeing Jared Leto?

Doctor Strange Jared Leto

Marvel’s Doctor Strange has finally found a director in Scott Derrickson. Could it also be closing in on a lead? According to a new rumor, recent Oscar winner Jared Leto is being eyed for the title role. Hit the jump for more on this potential casting.

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Scott Derrickson Dr Strange

Marvel’s next film announcement is Dr. Strange, and the film has a director. Scott Derrickson, who recently made Sinister, will direct Dr. Strange. Derrickson was mentioned as being a possible choice a few months ago. He has also directed The Exorcism of Emily Rose and the remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still. He has been in development on a film based on the video game series Deus Ex, but expect Dr. Strange to take priority. Read More »

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Kevin Feige is the man with the plan. The president of Marvel Studios is the person most directly responsible for Marvel movies not only being good, but connecting with one another to tell one big story.

His latest success, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, is now in theaters and breaking all kinds of box office records. The record-breaking is no surprise but it’s bad luck to say that a few weeks before release, which is when I sat down with Feige to talk all things Marvel.

We discussed a lot of things you’ve already read on the site. The Batman vs. Superman release date, the ending of the film, some of the new characters, the Doctor Strange director short list, the Avengers tower, but now this is the full interview. It has lots of new nuggets, including why Hawkeye isn’t in The Winter Soldier, that exciting name mentioned in the film, if the Netflix shows will tie into the MCU, Paul Bettany, discussion of the post credits scene and more.

Below, read our full Kevin Feige interview for Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Read More »

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Making one good movie is hard enough. Since 2008, Marvel Studios has been making one or two per year. If the films continue to be successful, company president Kevin Feige says that number could potentially double. In a new interview, Feige suggests that depending on the next several years of Marvel films, there’s a chance the current model of two films per year could expand to three or maybe even four. Read More »

Doctor Strange movie magic

We may not know who is directing Marvel’s Doctor Strange yet, but we now have an idea how it’ll fit in the realistic Marvel Cinematic Universe. Stephen Strange is a mystical character who uses powers on Earth that wouldn’t seem to fit in with the world of Captain America, Iron Man and the Hulk. In a new interview though, president of Marvel Studios Kevin Feige gave an example of how Strange’s powers will fit in with the other characters. Read the quotes below to find out how the Doctor Strange’s movie magic could work. Read More »

Kevin Feige Doctor Strange

Marvel is still searching for the right Doctor Strange¬†director. Several names have been mentioned in conjunction with the film. Speaking to us at the Captain America: The Winter Soldier junket, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed they have met with several of the names mentioned in the press. However, he said the list isn’t down to just three, contrary to recent reports. Read More »

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