Morgan Freeman, Ken Watanabe and Bill Nighy reportedly have been approached to play Doctor Strange’s mentor in the Marvel film.
Colin Farrell is the latest actor to be rumored to take up the cowl for Marvel Studio’s Doctor Strange film.
Although the latest Doctor Strange casting rumor appears to have been shot down, the star of Sinister has indicated he’d take the call from director Scott Derrickson.
The Boardwalk Empire veteran is the latest name tied to Marvel’s developing Doctor Strange.
“He’s a very cool character,” the Mad Men star says of Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme.
Marvel has reportedly scrapped the earlier script recounting Doctor Strange’s origins, and instead will introduce him already established as the Sorcerer Supreme.
The Sherlock star says that while the Marvel film “sounds like a fantastic project,” his schedule would prevent him from playing the Sorcerer Supreme.
Why is the Sinister director the right choice to helm Marvel’s Strange adaptation? The studio executive explains.
The Deliver Us From Evil actor says the director has approached him about a role in Marvel’s long-awaited Doctor Strange movie.
Calling the Sorcerer Supreme is favorite Marvel hero, the director of Deliver Us From Evil says, “I feel such an affinity for the character and the story and the ambition of those comics.”