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In an interesting discussion of something that could have been, Obi-Wan Kenobi was almost cast as Doctor Strange. Yes, Ewan McGregor, the actor who played the great Jedi warrior in the Star Wars prequels was actually at one point quite close to playing Marvelís Sorcerer Supreme. And he has now looked back on his brief opportunity to nab the role.
Some say heís playing the villain, others say itís still up in the air who heíll be, although it will definitely be a leading role. This leaves plenty of options from the good Doctorís cast of allies and enemies for the Oscar nominee to play.
Since being officially announced as the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Doctor Strange, Benedict Cumberbatch has been all alone on the cast list for the upcoming Scott Derrickson-directed solo film, but now it sounds like he may soon have a co-star. What's more, it's someone that the Sherlock star has already had the pleasure of working with.
When those Sony emails leaked and teased an appearance from Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, fans went into a tizzy. Will he show up in Captain America: Civil War? Doubt had been cast on whether this deal actually went through. But you can rest assured now, because apparently it did! The only thing is, we might have to wait a long time before seeing the web-slinger swing in to meet the Avengers.
Benedict Cumberbatch has hinted that en element of the Doctor Strange story will not only be crucial to the filmís story, but change the entire MCU as we know it.
Itís hard to imagine there being any downfalls to working a Marvel movie. But, as an actor, pinning your name to one of their movies, comes more commitment and responsibility.
With production on Doctor Strange not likely to start until the back-end of 2015, it will probably be a while before we actually get to see Benedict Cumberbatch in costume as the titular sorcerer supreme. That fact is not stopping the vivid imaginations of fans, however, which is why we're already seeing amazing fan art like what is featured in the Tweet below:
Now that Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as Doctor Strange, Marvel is focusing their attention on finding the rest of the 2016 blockbusterís cast. Itís being reported that there are three actors currently being looked at for an important character from the Sorcerer Supremeís history.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe grew a little bigger this month. After months of speculation, it was finally confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch has signed a deal that will see him play Doctor Strange in the comic book movie world. This news, however, came at a very interesting time.
Marvel has a diverse selection of films down the line for Phase Three, and while Al Pacino may be too old to play an ass-kicking superhero, there are still plenty of characters to be introduced that the studio for which they can cast the Godfather star. Here are our top picks for who he should play in the coming years, from dangerous foes to helpful allies. Marvel, take notes!
In case you couldn't already tell, Thanos is kind of a big deal in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only is he an incredibly powerful intergalactic warlord, but he has already orchestrated some major events and has demonstrated huge plans for the future.
Benedict Cumberbatch has been talking about his titular role in Doctor Strange for the first time, and as youíd imagine he is rather over the moon with being cast.
Marvel has stayed silent for weeks about whether or not Benedict Cumberbatch is Doctor Strangeís titular character, but today they finally confirmed that the actor would play the Sorcerer Supreme in 2016. Get the details here!
Daniel Bruhl has reportedly been cast as a villain in 2016ís Captain America: Civil War. Here are several candidates from the comics that Bruhl might be portraying, threats that Steve Rogers will have to deal with on top of his ideological conflict with Tony Stark.
This wouldnít be the first time that a component of the Doctor Strange universe was introduced in a Captain America movie. It was during a pivotal scene in Captain America: The Winter Soldier that HYDRA agent Jasper Sitwell confessed that the Sorcerer was on a HYDRA watch list.
Marvel breaks the news that Rush star Daniel Bruhl is set to join Captain America: Civil War, which will be in theaters on May 6, 2016. Deadline actually says that Bruhl will ďplay the villain role,Ē but doesnít reveal the name of the character Bruhl will play in the sequel.
Now that Marvel Studios has officially locked Doctor Strange in for a release date in 2016, with director Scott Derrickson at the helm, we can start turning our attention more towards speculating about its plot. Previous reports have suggested that the movie won't be an origin story, but the film will still likely try and find a way to tell us the whys and hows of the lead character.
There are weeks that I struggle to decide what the subject of Hero Blend should be. Do I check in to see whatís happening with the X-Men, or are the developments with Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice more interesting? This week there was no struggle.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe has big plans for the coming years. To keep it all straight, we've laid out the next few years worth of Marvel Studios films, which encompass the remainder of Phase 2 and the officially announced Phase 3 lineup.
Marvel is offering up some major updates today, among which are the planned release dates for their hugely anticipated upcoming projects, specifically in Phase 3. Here's the list of movies they announced with release dates and some excellent title art...
Although Doctor Strange is not as familiar to mainstream audiences as characters like Iron Man or Captain America, Marvel has proven that they can take obscure characters and popularize them to unimaginable levels.
Over the last few months we've heard rumors about a number of different actor being up for the part of Doctor Strange in the Marvel Cinematic Universe - from Joaquin Phoenix to Jared Leto to Keanu Reeves - but only now do we finally have the answer to this seemingly endless riddle. Marvel Studios has finally found their Doctor Strange star, and it's none other than Benedict Cumberbatch.
Thereís been a lot of buzz on the Internet over the 2016 Doctor Strange movie. Casting rumors have gone wild, and with Sinister director Scott Derrickson at the helm, the movieís tone is sure to be bizarre. However, unlike characters like Captain America and Hulk, Doctor Strange isnít that well known. Who is this mysterious magic user and why should we care that heís getting his own movie? Click ahead to learn all about the Sorcerer Supreme, and youíll learn why this is the most anticipated movie for many Marvel Cinematic Universe fans.
If you thought Marvel's Ant-Man had a troubled production schedule, then you clearly haven't been paying attention to the casting merry go 'round that their Doctor Strange project has turned into. Thankfully, the role is down to three very hopeful, very good front-runners.
Gosling hasnít flirted with tentpoles over the course of his career. He makes movies like Drive, The Place Beyond the Pines, Blue Valentine and Lars and the Real Girl -- smaller, offbeat and director-driven movies that find niche audiences but arenít, you know, superhero movies.