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Tilda Swinton on 'Doctor Strange' and How Kevin Feige Inspired the Ancient One The pleasures of Marvel’s Doctor Strange are, first and foremost, visual. Here is a movie of incredible images and bizarre sights. In comparison to its mind-boggling special-effects sequences, the movie’s characters sometimes feel a little flat and generic. I sometimes found myself wanting the characters to stop talking so they could take us on another wild trip through the multiverse. Continue reading…

Doctor Strange’s Wong Will Be In Avengers: Infinity War Doctor Strange is just a few days away (at least for those of us in the the UK), with the mythical side of the MCU opening up a little. Seeing how that affects future films in the series will be quite interesting. It seems like there will be a constant from that realm popping up in other Avengers films. Channel NewsAsia (via Here Be Geeks) got a quote from Kevin Feige who confrimed the character would defintely by in Infinity War. He said: It was always our intention to make Wong a very noble character and a very big part of the movie from the beginning. That was the idea for the character.

Doctor Strange Director & Kevin Feige Tease Eye of Agamotto’s Powers When Phase 1 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe came to a close with The Avengers, the post credit scene revealing Thanos made it very clear that one of the biggest threats imaginable would be taking on the heroes in the future. After multiple teases and appearances that amount to mere cameos, Thanos will be fully realized in Avengers: Infinity War. Throughout this movie in particular, it is believed that audiences will get to witness Thanos traveling throughout the galaxy collecting the Infinity Stones he needs to power the Infinity Gauntlet.

In the next few years, the two most anticipated comic book movies on the docket seem to be The Avengers: Infinity War and The Avengers 4. Certainly Justice League is near the top of the list as well, but there has been so much of a bigger lead-up to these sequels in the Marvel cinematic universe that the anticipation is that much higher.

DOCTOR STRANGE Kicks Off International Press Tour With Hong Kong Premiere Doctor Strange began its international press tour in Hong Kong last night, and director Scott Derrickson, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, and stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton were there to celebrate and discuss Marvel's first foray into the magical side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Reflecting on the film's production, Derrickson also praised star Benedict Cumberbatch as a "trooper" for performing most of his own stunts on set, some of which were incredibly arduous. "What a lot of people don't understand is that when an actor performs a lo

By now, we've all heard that Marvel Studios plans on going in new and strange directions with their slates for Phases 3 and 4. While they've been criticized for being somewhat safe for the last few years, Kevin Feige and the folks at Marvel look like they want to switch things up. The first big indication of that was the dark, humor-free, INCEPTION-esque trailer for DOCTOR STRANGE. Now screenwriter C. Robert Carghill is letting the world know that the trailer was nothing compared to what the film is going to end up being.

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige gave Empire (via Comic Book Movie) a nice clue into some of the goings on in November’s Doctor Strange. Namely: a look at the Dark Dimension. “We see glimpses of something called the Dark Dimension,” Feige explained. “But if you were to open a Doctor Strange comic drawn by Steve Ditko, you would see the Dark Dimension is, in fact, very colorful in an extremely psychedelic way.

Tilda Swinton Reveals The Gender Of 'The Ancient One' In DOCTOR STRANGE In the comic books, The Ancient One is portrated as being an elderly Asian man, so what's up with casting the amazingly talented Tilda Swinton to play the character in Doctor Strange? Well, like The Mandarin before her, it seems as if Marvel wanted to move away from portraying the Sorcerer Supreme's mentor in such a stereotypical fashion. "We are always looking for ways to change," explains Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige.

Doctor Strange Filming Has Moved To the UK It’s been a long road for Stephen Strange to get to the big screen, but the wait for the Sorcerer Supreme to hit theaters is finally coming to an end. Various scripts for a Doctor Strange movie have been floating around Hollywood since the 80’s – with some even entering the pre-production phase – but it took Marvel Cinematic Universe overlord Kevin Feige to finally make the project a reality.

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