During a press event for Ant-Man, Marvel President Kevin Feige sat down with birthmoviesdeath and talked about Scott Derickson’s Doctor Strange, which is expected to start shooting this fall.
One of the few problems that the Daredevil Netflix show had to overcome, was that modern’s day Hell Kitchen was nothing alike the one of the 60’s through the 90’s, a problem which was solved by using the Battle of New York, seen in the Avengers, to overcome that obstacle.
In the comics, Stephen Strange lives in Greenwich Village but where will the Sorcerer Supreme’s Mansion be located in the current Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Last month it was reported by THR, that Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton (Snowpiercer) was in talks to join the film as the Ancient One, the Tibetan mystic who serves as a mentor to Cumberpatch’s Dr. Strange. In the comics, the Ancient One has been depicted as an old Asian man, so the previous Sorcerer Supreme would have to go through a gender swap. Addressing that Feige had to say this.
This last bit of the interview contains a minor Ant-Man spoiler, so unless you want to be spoiled look away. But how trippy will Doctor Strange actually be? The closing moments of Ant-Man will give us a taste of what’s to come, so look forward to that.
Doctor Strange hits theaters on November 4, 2016.