Move over Benedict Cumberbatch and those persistent rumors. Marvel and director Scott Derrickson might have found their Doctor Strange. Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly in talks to star in the titular role for Marvel’s potential new franchise.
I think this is perfect casting because I think Phoenix is essentially always a great choice. He’s one of the finest actors of our generation and can effortlessly disappear into pretty much any role. Hit the jump for more on Joaquin Phoenix potentially playing Doctor Strange.