Will Benedict Cumberbatch be Marvel’s Sorcerer Supreme?

  Deadline has reported that Marvel wants Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch for the role the Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange in their cinematic universe. That doesn’t mean that the Star Trek Into Darkness actor will be playing the part, though.  The Hollywood news site’s sources only said that Marvel wants him, and that negotiations will begin between the studio and the actor soon.   While Cumberbatch would be a fine choice to play the one time surgeon turned magical super-hero, the question of his availability comes to mind.  The actor already has three films, The Yellow Bird, Jungle Book: Origins and Flying Horse, scheduled … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Day Three – Interviews, Cosplay, and Contests

The Third Day of Comic Con, Saturday… Total Fan-demonium. Today I got to speak with Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry, where we got to talk about their upcoming Ivar, Timewalker from Valiant Comics, as well as Archer & Armstrong, The Delinquents and some other fun stuff (Look for that interview soon). I also sat down with the magic man himself, Matt Ryan, as well as Angélica Celaya (Zed) and Executive Producer, David S. Goyer, where we talked about the newest DC TV series, Constantine, which debuts on Friday October 24th, at 10pm on NBC. The highlight of the day … Continue reading

Is Joaquin Pheonix Strange? (Doctor Strange That Is)

  Marvel/Disney is reportedly close to signing actor, and known oddball, Joaquin Phoenix to play the Sorcerer Supreme, Dr. Strange. It’s been reported for some time that the House the Mouse built wants the actor for the part. The mercurial actor had been spotted picking up some Dr. Strange comics, supposedly in preparation for the role. Collider is reporting that final talks between Phoenix and Marvel are taking place, and all that is left is to dot the I’s and cross the T’s before the actor dons Dr. Strange’s big red cape and picks up the Orb of Agamotto Doctor … Continue reading