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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.
Joining me on this weekís episode is Cinema Blendís own Sean OíConnell, and together we pitch six different actors who we would like to see potentially take on the lead role in Doctor Strange. Who do we want to see get the part? Youíll have to watch to find out!
Joaquin Phoenix never ďofficiallyĒ was in the running to play Doctor Stephen Strange in Marvelís planned standalone adventure Ė but now, heís officially out.
This isnít THAT far-fetched, if only because Marvel has hired director Scott Derrickson to helm its Doctor Strange movie, and Ethan Hawke collaborated with the director on Sinister back in 2012.
Marvelís Doctor Strange continues to move forward at a snailís pace, but at the very least it is moving forward. We still donít know who is staring as Dr. Steven Vincent Strange, but now itís been revealed that the blockbuster will be filmed at Pinewood Studiosí Shepperton Studios just outside of London, England.
The Incredibles' Edna Mode certainly had a chip on her shoulder about superheroes wearing capes, but she never said anything about cloaks - and nobody rocks a cloak quite like Doctor Strange. The Master of the Mystic Arts' look just isn't complete without his high-collared garment, which not only has the benefit of looking badass but also gives the hero the ability to levitate.