Scott Derrickson

Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Casts Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo

by Jacob Hall June 11, 2015 @ 1:07 PM
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Several months after we first learned he was being eyed for a role in Marvel’s Doctor Strange, we finally know who Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor will play in the upcoming superhero adventure. And yes, everyone guessed right: the 12 Years a Slave star will take on the role of Baron Mordo, Stephen Strange’s arch-nemesis and fellow student of the mystic arts.

‘Doctor Strange’ Director Teases a Potential Role For Marvel’s Death

by Jacob Hall May 27, 2015 @ 9:16 AM
With the Marvel Cinematic Universe about to enter “Phase Three,” expect things to get a little weird. The arrival of a Doctor Strange movie signifies just how weird, since the mere thought of a dimension-hopping sorcerer inhabiting the same world as Steve Rogers and Tony Stark seemed impossible just a few years ago. In fact, the debut adventure of Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme may very well be the film that smuggles one of the wildest comic book concepts of all time into the MCU. Is Stephen Strange ready to grapple with Death itself?

‘Sinister 2’ Photos: Bughuul Is Back, and He’s Brought Some Creepy Friends

by Britt Hayes April 4, 2015 @ 12:53 PM
Sinister was one of the most successful horror films of 2012, which made the notion of a sequel inevitable. While director Scott Derrickson is busy preparing for Marvel’s Doctor Strange, he’s also producing Sinister 2, with Citadel director Ciaran Foy at the helm. The first images from the upcoming sequel have arrived, and they’ve brought back our old pal Bughuul. Oh, that wacky Bughuul, always terrorizing families wherever he goes.

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

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.

Report: 'Doctor Strange' Scrapping the Standard "Origin Story" Treatment

by Nick Romano August 18, 2014 @ 3:38 PM
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' Adds 'Wayward Pines' Star, Reveals "Marked for Death" Plot

by Nick Romano August 13, 2014 @ 2:30 PM
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'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.

'Sinister 2' Scares Up a Summer Release Date

by Kate Erbland July 23, 2014 @ 2:33 PM
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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.

'The Outer Limits' Getting the Big Screen Treatment from 'Doctor Strange' Director Scott Derrickson

by Damon Houx June 19, 2014 @ 6:40 PM
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.'