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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.
On the heels of the rumor that Ewan McGregor might be up for the part, here are the six surprising names that reportedly are on the studioís short list to play Doctor Strange.
For the past 24 hours or so, we've been completely distracted by the news of Civil War brewing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe... but that doesn't mean we've completely forgotten about the Doctor Strange casting race. In recent weeks and months we've heard a constant stream of rumors about who will play the Master of the Mystic Arts, and while names like Joaquin Phoenix, Ethan Hawke and Keanu Reeves have been mentioned as potential candidates for the gig, Marvel has not yet revealed their choice.
There is now a massive threat looming over the Marvel Cinematic Universe. No, Iím not talking about Thanos, Iím talking about Civil War. Last night it was revealed that the massively popular 2006 comic book crossover will soon be coming to the big screen in the form of the MCUís Phase Three. We expect the consequences of the events to be tremendous, with at least some casualties. But who will be biting the bullet?
If the rumors flying around about the future of Marvel Studios are true, thereís a possibility that we may not be seeing the likes of Captain America or Thor in The Avengers 3. Whether it's a contractual tactic, or there's some sort of thematic hook that this report is hanging on, this means two things: people are going to be upset, and there's going to be some room for some fresh faces.
Marvel Studios is currently on the hunt for an actor to play the titular hero in their upcoming Doctor Strange film, and while there has been a number of names rumored to be up for the role, one that fans have been asking for is Keanu Reeves. But is it a role that the actor would actually be interested in taking?
Many geeks are already attempting to predict what happens in Avengers 3 and beyond, using only the clues Marvel has given to us and deductive reasoning. However, we may get a glimpse of whatís coming soon, as Robert Downey Jr. has said that Marvel has a plan in the works that will be announced.
One of the newest Marvel Cinematic Universe rumors is that Captain America, Thor and possibly Black Widow wonít appear in Avengers 3. Instead, they will be saved for another film down the line. If this proves to be true, Marvel needs to make sure that these secondary supeheroes to form the new Avengers team in the threequel.