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'Doctor Strange' Eyes Ryan Gosling, 'Suicide Squad' Also Wants Gosling, Will Smith, and Tom Hardy

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by Britt Hayes October 15, 2014 @ 7:49 PM
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Ryan Gosling is taking lots of meetings this week, and in the war between Marvel and DC, a new battle has emerged: the battle over Ryan Gosling's soul. Gosling is being considered for not only the role of 'Doctor Strange,' but also for a part in DC's 'Suicide Squad' film, which, as it was announced earlier today, is being directed by David Ayer. And buried somewhere else in all this news: Gosling might also play Houdini.

'Doctor Strange' Casting Back to Square One: Now Matthew McConaughey and Jake Gyllenhaal in the Mix

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by Mike Sampson October 15, 2014 @ 1:09 PM
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For a long time, Marvel had their eye on Joaquin Phoenix to star in 'Doctor Strange.' In fact, he was far enough along in his negotiations that Marvel hoped to bring him out on stage at Comic-Con to introduce him to the crowd. Phoenix, in case you haven't noticed, is mercurial and negotiations stalled. And, then they stalled some more. And, then finally Marvel decided to move on completely. Now, here we are back at square one as Marvel has a completely new shortlist of actors to star in their next superhero film. We previously told you about Ewan McGregor, but who else does Marvel have their eye on?

Comic Strip: 'Doctor Strange' Setback, 'Iron Man 4' Status and More

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by Jacob Hall October 6, 2014 @ 11:17 AM
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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Joaquin Phoenix officially drops out of 'Doctor Strange,' 'Fantastic Four' offers a small update, and a bunch of clips from your superhero TV show of choice are available to watch.

Joaquin Phoenix No Longer in Talks to Play 'Doctor Strange'

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by Nick Romano October 2, 2014 @ 1:43 PM
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Awhile ago we had heard that 'Her' and 'Inherent Vice' star Joaquin Phoenix was in talks for the role of Doctor Strange in Marvel's upcoming film, and all signs seemed to suggest that this could actually happen. However, the latest development is that talks with the Oscar-nominated actor have officially ended, and Marvel is already looking elsewhere.

'Doctor Strange' Casting Rumor: Is Ethan Hawke Replacing Joaquin Phoenix?

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by Jacob Hall October 1, 2014 @ 9:51 AM
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After months of negotiations, Joaquin Phoenix still hasn't accepted the title role in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' and if you want to believe that latest rumor floating around the internet, Phoenix's hesitation and resistance is Ethan Hawke's gain. Yep, according to at least one source, Hawke is now the new frontrunner to play Marvel's cinematic Sorcerer Supreme.

Comic Strip: 'Deadpool' Gets a Movie, 'Gotham' Premieres, and Aquaman in 'Man of Steel'?

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by Jacob Hall September 23, 2014 @ 3:53 PM
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ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, 'Suicide Squad' is targeted for a cinematic adaptation, 'Deadpool' finally gets the green light, and every DC show reveals something new.

TNT Secures TV Rights to 'Avengers 2' and Four Future Marvel Movies

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by Jacob Hall September 17, 2014 @ 1:36 PM
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If you thought studios securing release dates years in advance for movies that don't even have titles yet was crazy, you haven't seen anything yet. Now, television networks are now buying the rights to air those untitled movies years before they're even released in theaters. Specifically, TNT has signed on the dotted line with Marvel Studios to air the next five Marvel movies, which includes 'Avengers 2,' 'Captain America 3,' 'Ant-Man' and, um, two others.

Marvel Sets 'Doctor Strange' For July 8, 2016 Release Date

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by Mike Sampson September 17, 2014 @ 8:02 AM
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While we still don't have a 'Doctor Strange' star as Joaquin Phoenix tries to figure out if he really wants to make a superhero movie, we may be getting closer to an announcement as Marvel has set some other important dates for the film. Shooting on 'Doctor Strange' is scheduled to begin in May 2015 in London's Pinewood-Shepperton Studios and the film has snagged one of the previously announced Marvel release dates.

'Doctor Strange' Adds 'Boardwalk Empire' Star Jack Huston to the List of Possible Leads

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by Britt Hayes August 25, 2014 @ 7:47 PM
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Right before Comic-Con 2014, rumor had it that Marvel wanted Joaquin Phoenix to play the leading role in their 'Doctor Strange' film -- which was some pretty magical timing, all things considered. Since then, we haven't heard a peep, and now comes word that the studio has their eye on another possible leading man: 'Boardwalk Empire' star Jack Huston, whom you might not recognize unless he's missing half of his face.