Game of Thrones actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau becomes the iconic Fantastic Four villain Doctor Doom for the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a stunning new piece of fan art.
At San Diego Comic-Con, Kevin Feige confirmed that a new Fantastic Four movie is currently in the works at Marvel Studios following Disney’s acquisition of 21st Century Fox’s entertainment assets. Part of the excitement that comes with the Fantastic Four joining the MCU is that we’ll get a likely new version of Doctor Doom. Doctor Doom is one of Marvel’s best villains and could play a huge role in the MCU if he makes his return to the big screen.
Before the Marvel Studios Hall H presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel fans had been fan-casting actors to play the MCU’s Doctor Doom. The Fantastic Four villain was played by Nip/Tuck actor Julian McMahon in the Tim Story films by 20th Century Fox. However, Toby Kebbell was the most recent actor to bring the character to life in Josh Trank’s Fantastic Four reboot.
One actor who fans have suggested for the role of Doctor Doom is Game of Thrones star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau. Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is best known for his role as Jaime Lannister in the hit HBO series. With his schedule having just cleared up due to Game of Thrones ending, it’s possible the actor could make his comic book movie debut in the role of Fantastic Four villain Doctor Doom. Thanks to some fan art by mizuriofficial, fans can get a good idea for what Nikolaj Coster-Waldau could look like as Doctor Doom. Have a look below.
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Rate Dr Doom from 1-10 ! – @nikolajwilliamcw as Dr Doom . – With most of the Phase 4 MCU movies announced at #SDCC, I got thinking about Fantastic 4, more specifically Dr Doom! Would be insane to see the F4 and Doom join the MCU, and so I thought why not do another piece of @nikolajwilliamcw! I used Sideshow’s statue to illustrate the badass Dr Doom in all his might. Enjoy ! – Sculpture: @sideshowcollectibles . – Follow for more! @mizuriofficial
What do you think? Would Nikolaj Coster-Waldau be a good choice to play Doctor Doom in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Sound-off your thoughts in the comments!
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau was most recenlty seen in Game of Thrones. The series stars Peter Dinklage as Tyrion Lannister, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau as Jaime Lannister, Lena Headey as Cersei Lannister, Kit Harington as Jon Snow, Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen, Liam Cunningham as Ser Davos Seaworth, Carice van Houten as Melisandre, Rory McCann as Sandor “The Hound” Clegane, Maisie Williams as Arya Stark, Conleth Hill as Varys, Alfie Allen as Theon Greyjoy, John Bradley as Samwell Tarly, Gwendoline Christie as Brienne of Tarth, Kristofer Hivju as Tormund Giantsbane, Isaac Hempstead Wright as Bran Stark, Jerome Flynn as Bronn, Iain Glen as Jorah Mormont and Hannah Murray as Gilly.
Stay tuned for the latest news on Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Game of Thrones and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe .
Henry Cavill’s ‘The Witcher’ Debuts New Poster & First Look Photos
Netflix has released a brand new poster for the Henry Cavill series The Witcher along with a slew of first look photos.
A stunning poster for the upcoming Netflix series The Witcher made its debut this morning, featuring Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia. In addition, Netflix also dropped the first official photos of Anya Cholatra as Yennefer and Freya Allan as Ciri as well as two more stills that offer fans a fresh look at Geralt.
You can check out the poster below and the new photos in the gallery by clicking "Next."
Based on the fantasy series of novels and short stories by Andrzej Sapkowski, Netflix’s The Witcher will follow the monster slayer for hire named Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill). Showrunner Lauren S. Hissrich will also serve as an executive producer on the series while Alik Sakharov, Alex Garcia Lopez and Charlotte Brändström are on board as directors for the eight-episode first season.
Here is the official synopsis for The Witcher:
Based on the best-selling fantasy series, The Witcher is an epic tale of fate and family. Geralt of Rivia, a solitary monster hunter, struggles to find his place in a world where people often prove more wicked than beasts. But when destiny hurtles him toward a powerful sorceress, and a young princess with a dangerous secret, the three must learn to navigate the increasingly volatile Continent together.
The Witcher stars Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia, Freya Allan as Ciri, Anya Chalotra as Yennefer, Jodhi May as Queen Calanthe, Bjorn Hlynur Haraldsson as Eist, Adam Levy as Mousesack, MyAnna Buring as Aretuza, and Millie Brady as Princess Renfri, with Mimi Ndiweni and Therica Wilson-Read as novice sorcerers.
The Witcher will be available on Netflix in late 2019. Stay tuned for the latest updates on the upcoming Netflix series.