Movie News

Derrickson to direct Dr. Strange; is Jared Leto starring!?

Derrickson to direct Dr. Strange; is Jared Leto starring!?
Ashleigh Davies

Looks like Marvel isn’t out of the headlines just yet, but this time the news may be more positive.

Our friend Scott Derrickson is as good as a lock to helm “Dr. Strange”, a pic based on the comic book which saw a former neurosurgeon take on mystical threats in an attempt to protect the world.

Variety reports that the “Sinister” director is in early talks with Marvel to direct the pic which has already secured Kevin Feige to produce. Exec producers are Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Alan Fine, Stan Lee and Stephen Broussard.

Derrickson’s next project sees Eric Bana and Olivia Munn star in “Deliver Us From Evil”. It will hit cinemas on July 2.

Though the director’s seat isn’t even warm yet, the casting rumours have also begun.

According to Bad Ass Digest, Oscar Winner Jared Leto (“Dallas Buyers Club”, “Urban Legend”) is Marvel’s pick to play the mystical superhero.

The site suggests the rumour will be confirmed (or debunked) soon enough, when whoever gets the gig is wheeled out onto the Comic-Con stage next month.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Movie News
Ashleigh Davies

Ashleigh is an editor and one of the day-to-day managers of Moviehole. She is also a film and entertainment publicist for a large global PR and talent firm.

More in Movie News

salmankhan

Stallone wants Khan in Expendables 4

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
harleyquinn

How Suicide Squad changed an Arrow storyline

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
mad-max-fury-road-tom-hardy2_zps92a03850

Care to watch a black-and-white version of Mad Max : Fury Road?

Editorial StaffMay 24, 2015
aliciavikander

Vikander may be new Bourne girl

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
ridleyscott

First look : Ridley Scott’s The Martian

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
HANNIBAL -- "Mizumono" Episode 213 -- Pictured: Mads Mikkelsen as Hannibal Lecter -- (Photo by: Brooke Palmer/NBC)

Preview look at Hannibal season three

Ashleigh DaviesMay 24, 2015
mission-impossible-rogue-nation-hunt-hostage_1920.0

Mission : Impossible 6 in development

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
twinpeaks

Twin Peaks episode count doubled!

Caffeinated ClintMay 24, 2015
now-you-see-me2-exclusive

Now You See Me 3 is in the works at Lionsgate

Ashleigh DaviesMay 23, 2015