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.
During Comic-Con, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige told ScreenCrush that he wasn't ready to announce anything with regards to 'Doctor Strange' at the time, and now a new report may help shed a bit more light on its status. The latest word to leak out of the MCU is that Marvel is sick of all the origin stories and, starting with 'Doctor Strange,' won't be featuring them in the future.
'Sinister 2,' the sequel to the horror film made popular by star Ethan Hawke and director Scott Derrickson, set up shop in Chicago, where production is currently underway. But does Blumhouse Productions have another hit on its hands? While details on the film were pretty scarce, the production announcement finally unmasked its sinister plot and casting details.
One of the worst kept secrets over in the Marvel world for some time was the development of a Doctor Strange movie. Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige had expressed his desire to bring the Master of the Mystic Arts from the comics to the screen, and there was even a name drop ("Stephen Strange") in 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier,' but only recently was horror director Scott Der
If there's one lesson that every inhabitant of any horror film needs to learn, it's that purposely moving into a haunted house is a bad idea. Moving into any haunted house in general is a bad idea (that's just basic common sense), but settling your family down into a hotbed of evil and bad deeds because that's what you've actually intended to do, well, that's something else entirely.
With Warner Brothers struggling to bring their 'Twilight Zone' movie reboot into production, it's funny to see MGM swoop in and announce that 'Doctor Strange' director Scott Derrickson and C. Robert Cargill (who previously wrote 'Sinister' together) will be collaborating on making a big screen adaptation of 'The Outer Limits.'
With Tuesday’s announcement that Scott Derrickson will be directing 'Doctor Strange' – a character that’s considered a bit of a risk, at least by Marvel standards, but has always been a favorite of studio head Kevin Feige – it’s kind of remarkable that there’s somehow already been a Doctor Strange movie.
Is there anything scarier than home movies? Or - at least - the thought of watching them? 'Sinister' takes this fear to a new level by making those home movies haunted. The film hits theaters October 5, but until then, here's a motion poster.