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Rumors about Doctor Strange.


  • Jim Caviezel is up to play Doctor Strange.
  • Patrick Dempsey is in the running for Doctor Strange.[1][2]
  • Nestor Carbonell and Skeet Ulrich are on Marvel's wishlist actors to played Doctor Strange.[3]
  • Corey Stoll is interested in playing the character. [4]
  • Hugh Laurie was one of the Marvel's choices for Doctor Strange, but felt it would seem to much like "House becoming a Magician."
  • Marvel is eyeing Iron Man 2 writer Justin Theroux for Doctor Strange. [5]
  • The studio are interested in Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Doctor Strange. [6]
  • DEBUNKED: Marvel would like Johnny Depp to be the title character.[7][8]
  • Jon Hamm will play the title character.[9]
  • Mads Mikkelsen is being considered for the part Doctor Strange.[10]


  • Dormammu and Baron Mordo will be the villains portrayed by Ron Perlman and John Rhys-Davies[11]
  • The Ancient One, Cagliostro, Azrael, Jade Claw, Wong, Al- Faisal and Talo will appear as allies to Doctor Strange.[12]


  • Strange will encounter the Ancient One, Dormammu and Jade.
  • The film will set before Phase 1.[13]


  • Walt Disney Pictures will make the film.
  • Marvel and Disney thought about making 10 minute short films which introduce secondary characters like Black Panther, Luke Cage, Dr. Strange, etc.
  • Marvel has hired Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer as screenwriters for Doctor Strange.
  • CONFIRMED: The film will be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[14]
  • Roman Coppola is interested in directing the film. [15]
  • The film will be released after The Avengers: Age of Ultron and Ant-Man.
  • Fede Alvarez and Rodo Sayagues may be working on the film. [16]
  • Details about the film will be announced at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con.
  • Alan Taylor may be directing the film.[17]
  • The film will be part of Phase 3. [18]
  • Mark Andrews, Jonathan Levine, Nikolaj Arcel and Dean Israelite are in running to direct the film.[19]
  • Jon Aibel and Glenn Berger are in talks to pen the film's script.[19]
  • Scott Derrickson is also in the running to direct the movie with Andrews and Levine on the short list.[20][21]


  1. Will Patrick Dempsey Play Doctor Strange?
  2. Patrick Dempsey is ready for Marvel magic: ‘I’d love to play Doctor Strange’
  3. RUMOR: Major Doctor Strange Details!
  4. IAR Exclusive Interview: Corey Stoll Talks 'Midnight in Paris', Hemingway, and Superheroes
  6. Comic-Con 2013: EXCLUSIVE! We Know Who Marvel Wants As ‘Doctor Strange’!
  7. EXCLUSIVE: Marvel Eyeing JOHNNY DEPP For ‘Dr. Strange’
  8. Marvel May Like Johnny Depp For ‘Doctor Strange’ But Thesp May be Too Busy for Role
  9. EXCLUSIVE: Jon Hamm Will Play DOCTOR STRANGE For Marvel Studios
  10. Marvel’s Supposed Shortlist Of Doctor Strange Directors Shines Some Light On A Recent Casting Rumour
  11. villains for several marvel products might be out
  12. EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Strange HEROES likely to appear in possible movie
  14. [1]
  15. Roman Coppola Would Still Be Interested In A DOCTOR STRANGE Movie
  17. Thor: the Dark World: 'They're very sensitive about blowing up St Paul's
  18. MARVEL’S PHASE 3 Plans Unveiled! (EXCLUSIVE)
  19. 19.0 19.1 'Doctor Strange' Heating Up as Marvel Vets Directors (Exclusive)
  20. [2]
  21. [3]

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