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Benedict Cumberbatch Cast as Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

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by Mike Sampson October 27, 2014 @ 1:44 PM
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The 'Doctor Strange' casting has come full circle. After a series of stops and starts (we're looking at you, Joaquin Phoenix), Marvel has returned to one of the very first actors they had their eye on for their upcoming superhero movie: Benedict Cumberbatch. Deadline is reporting that the 'Sherlock' star is in "final negotiations" with Marvel to star in 'Doctor Strange' and, presumably, a number of other big 'Avengers' style crossover movies.

Comic Strip: Warner Bros. Announces A Slew of Superhero Movies While Marvel Plots a Civil War

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by Jacob Hall October 20, 2014 @ 10:13 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, Warner Bros. makes big superhero plans, Marvel wants to start a Civil War, and a certain actress may be playing a certain character in 'Batman vs. Superman.'

'Doctor Strange' Eyeing Colin Farrell, Joaquin Phoenix Still Possible?

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by Britt Hayes October 17, 2014 @ 8:28 PM
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Here we go again! Another day, and yet another 'Doctor Strange' update: the latest news has Marvel adding one -- just one -- more name to the ever-growing list of possible stars to play the Sorcerer Supreme, while we've learned that at least a couple of actors haven't quite been crossed off that list just yet: most notably Joaquin Phoenix, who had previously been in negotiations with Marvel over the summer.

'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.
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