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Doctor Strange Rumored For Thor 2 The Dark World; Played By Viggo Mortensen

Matt McGloin
Posted: 09/07/2012 - 13:19

picAnother Marvel Comics cosmic character may be appearing in a Marvel Studios movie with the rumor that Doctor Strange will be appearing in Thor 2, "The Dark World."

This rumor comes to us from a couple different sources, one of which is the aforementioned Twitter account of "Roger Wardell," who tweeted about an Adam Warlock and Magus appearance in the Guardians of the Galaxy movie, and the other source comes to us from The Playlist.

It's being said that Dr. Stephen Strange, aka Doctor Strange, may be appearing in Thor 2 perhaps working with Natalie Portman's character, Jane Foster. Thor 2 could see Strange as his regular doctor self, before becoming the Sorcerer Supreme.


Interestingly enough, Odin's throne room from the Thor movie revealed artifacts related to Doctor Strange - the Orb of Agamotto - just as it did with Thanos and the Infinity Gauntlet, with Thanos going on to appear in The Avengers post-credit scene.

And then there is the fact that a Doctor Strange movie is said to be in the works with a script from Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer, possibly as part of Marvel Studios Phase 3 plans?


So who will play Doctor Strange?

The current rumor to play Doctor Strange is Lord Of the Rings' Viggo Mortensen (via Screen Rant), as he was mentioned by Roger Wardell's Twitter to be in talks for a Marvel Studios Phase 2 movie as well.

Now Mortensen was apparently in talks to play Zod in the new Superman move, the Man of Steel, from Warner Bros. Did Marvel Studios get to him first?

The Avengers 2 assembles May 1, 2015 with Iron Man 3 on May 3, 2013, Thor: The Dark World on November 8, 2013, Captain America: Winter Soldier on April 4, 2014, and the Guardians of the Galaxy movie on August 1, 2014.

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