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Like Ant-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy before it, Doctor Strange was one of those movies that could revealed itself as the chink in the proverbial Marvel Studios armor. It was a property few mainstream audiences knew about, and it also threatened to tear down the very logic on which the Marvel Cinematic Universe was grounded in. Could they manage to incorporate magic and sorcery into this world with the likes of Iron Man, Captain America, and Thor without breaking it completely?

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Find Out How Ryan Gosling Could Have Looked As DOCTOR STRANGE With This New Concept Art Before Benedict Cumberbatch landed the highly coveted role of Doctor Strange, Marvel and director Scott Derrickson met with a long line of Hollywood A-listers, including the likes of Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke, Oscar Isaac, Ewan McGregor, Matthew McConaughey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, Joaquin Phoenix, and Ryan Gosling. Aside From Phoenix, who was courted quite aggressively, we're not really sure how close any of these guys actually came to being cast - but apparently the studio was pretty high on Gosling at one point. Artist Court Chu worked on the film only very briefly, but he was a

Find Out How Ryan Gosling Could Have Looked As DOCTOR STRANGE With This New Concept Art Before Benedict Cumberbatch landed the highly coveted role of Doctor Strange, Marvel and director Scott Derrickson met with a long line of Hollywood A-listers, including the likes of Jared Leto, Ethan Hawke, Oscar Isaac, Ewan McGregor, Matthew McConaughey, Jake Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, Joaquin Phoenix, and Ryan Gosling. Aside From Phoenix, who was courted quite aggressively, we're not really sure how close any of these guys actually came to being cast - but apparently the studio was pretty high on Gosling at one point. Artist Court Chu worked on the film only very briefly, but he was a

Scott Derrickson Would Like A More Visceral Experience In A DOCTOR STRANGE Sequel While it's likely we'll see Doctor Strange's next full appearance in Avengers: Infinity War, the possibilities are endless when it comes to the future of Marvel's Sorcerer Supreme after his first film releases on November 4th. Director Scott Derrickson confirmed to Den of Geek that he's been thinking about ideas for a sequel, given his love for the character and the source material. "I love the character, I love the visual possibilities, and I know the comics so well - [the first movie is] the tip of an iceberg.

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

Benedict Cumberbatch Was The Only Actor Seriously Considered For Doctor Strange I seem to remember feeling around the time Doctor Strange was announced was all the buzz was entirely around Benedict Cumberbatch getting cast in the main role. There was a time where it was reported the actor couldn’t do it because a production of Hamlet would clash with the filming, but eventually, that was worked out. It seems that Cumberbatch was always the choice too. Speaking to Empire, director Scott Derrickson said that Cumberbatch was ‘the only actor we seriously considered’. However, it took some doing.

Dan Harmon penned some additional scenes for Doctor Strange Scott Derrickson may have wrapped principal photography on DOCTOR STRANGE earlier in the year, but when additional scenes were needed recently for Marvel Studios' next film in their Cinematic Universe, Dan Harmon was called upon to do the writing for them.  The creator of COMMUNITY and co-creator of Adult Swim's RICK AND MORTY was up to the task (the... Read More...

Scott Derrickson Shares The Rating He Hopes Doctor Strange Gets Scott Derrickson may be getting a little punchy. The director of the next Marvel film / franchise, Doctor Strange, was having fun on Twitter last yesterday and answered fans questions including which MCU movie is his favorite… Guardians of the Galaxy was his answer. But he also posted this odd looking tweet.     ƎϽNƎ˥OIΛ ϽIԀOᴚ⊥OHϽʎSԀ ˥∀NOISNƎWIᗡ-ᴚƎH⊥O ᗡN∀ ʎ⊥ISNƎ⊥NI ϽI⊥Ͻ∀˥∀ƃ ϽIԀOϽSOᗡIƎ˥∀ʞ ᴚOℲ 31-ƃԀ ᗡƎ⊥∀ᴚ — Scott Derrickson (@scottderrickson) August 13, 2016 Looking at it closely, what Derrickson has done is made up his own rating for his movie.

First TV Spot For Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE Is Here! Marvel Studios has released the first television spot  for DOCTOR STRANGE.The film is directed by Scott Derrickson and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tilda Swinton.In DOCTOR STRANGE, famous neurosurgeon Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) suffers career-ending injuries in a devastating car crash. Seeking help in the furthest reaches of the world, Strange uncovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions!

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