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Joaquin Phoenix In Talks to Play Superhero Doctor Strange in Upcoming Marvel Film!

Joaquin Phoenix In Talks to Play Superhero Doctor Strange in Upcoming Marvel Film!

Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to star in Marvel’s upcoming Doctor Strange movie as the title character, Variety reports.

The 39-year-old actor is far from confirmed for the role, but is in early talks for the superhero role in the upcoming film.

Doctor Stephen Vincent Strange aka Doctor Strange is one of the most famous superheroes in the Marvel cannon, as his fans describe him as “the mightiest magician in the cosmos.”

Doctor Strange will hit theaters in July, 2016.

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  • http://yahoo.com Good

    PERFECT choice, love him!

  • http://www.laparentheseenchantee.fr/ Isa

    Love him but not for this type of role …
    La parenthèse Enchantée.fr

  • NO

    noooooooooooooooooo

  • XtremeCota@aol.cm

    Great actor but a bad choice only because he’s notorious for being extremely difficult to work with. I can’t see that working out for Marvel, especially in a big cast movie like Avengers 3. I definitely don’t see Whedon getting along with him.

  • Sassypants

    Didn’t he get pissy about getting snubbed for an award and announce he was quitting acting not too long ago?

  • sigh

    @Sassypants: money talks though, in this case with marvel, it’s big big money lol

  • Catalina

    Joaquin is not notorious about being difficult to work with. Directors and co-workers love him. He’s not one to make chit chat with the press; that’s where the difficult rep comes in, but who cares? He’s always brilliant on the big screen, that’s what counts.

    I don’t think he wants to be a part of a blockbuster that could involve sequels. He’s turned down super hero roles before.

  • Sassypants

    Well regardless, I think he’s a great actor and has great range so I can see him play anything really.

  • YES

    YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS JOAQUIN DO IT! YOU ARE DR. STRANGE!!!!!!!

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