Scott Derrickson Expected To Direct ‘Doctor Strange 2’

Doctor StrangeWhile a sequel to the Doctor Strange film hasn’t officially been greenlighted, it looks like we are starting the see the signs of it happening. Earlier today it was announced that Scott Derrickson would be directing the first episode of the IDW live-action adaptation of Locke & Key, which got a pilot order at Hulu.

In the report by Deadline, it was mentioned that should the show go to series, he would be with the show for Season 1 before “segueing to the Doctor Strange sequel”. While Derrickson has talked about ideas for future installments of the franchise, a sequel has yet to be officially announced, but now it definitely seems like that the director is expected to return for the next Doctor Strange film.

“Marvel’s Doctor Strange follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel cinematic universe.”

Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange a.k.a. Doctor Strange, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Mordo, Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer, Benedict Wong as Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg as Nicodemus West, Benjamin Bratt as Jonathan Pangborn, Mads Mikkelsen as Kaecilius as well as Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One, is now out on Blu-Ray/DVD as well as on Digital HD.

Source: Deadline

10 Reasons To Be Pumped For ‘Captain Marvel’

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captain marvelIt’s a good time to be Captain Marvel.

She is one of Marvel’s hottest characters right now, with her own title, as well as features in various Avengers titles. She was even just the lead character in Marvel’s Civil War 2 event, meaning it’s about time she got her own movie. With Brie Larson set to play the heroine in a new Marvel Studios’ film and the search for a woman director ongoing, now news has hit that Captain Marvel will start shooting in January.

While there are still a lot of things up in the air about the movie, a director hasn’t even been announced yet, things are shaping up well. Nicole Perlman, who penned Guardians of the Galaxy, was tapped to write the screenplay for Captain Marvel, so I’m expecting great things.

There are a lot of reasons to be excited for Captain Marvel to join the MCU. Did I forget yours? Well, let me know in the comments why you think it will or won’t be a good movie. Hit Next to find out the ten reasons you should be pumped for Captain Marvel.

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Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht

Andy Behbakht is an online entertainment journalist who has been covering television and movies since 2010. In addition, he is also a podcast producer.