Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE Movie Will Not Be An Origin Story

Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE Movie Will Not Be An Origin Story

Recently, Devin Faraci of Badass Digest, was a guest on the Meet The Movie Press podcast. During the broadcast he revealed that the new Doctor Strange film will not be origin story.

"This is not going to be twenty-minutes of him being a doctor" - Devin Faraci
Back in June and July of 2013, Latino Review posted a couple of breakdowns regarding the Dr. Strange script that was written by Joshua Oppenheimer in 2010. Since then, Marvel has changed their Dr. Strange movie plans. They've recently hired Scott Derrickson ("Deliver Us From Evil") to direct it and hired screenwriter Jon Spaihts ("Prometheus") to work on the screenplay. Devin Faraci of Badass Digest appeared on Meet The Movie Press alongside Mark Reilly and Jeff Sneider. There, he revealed, Dr. Strange is not an origin story.

"So, for Dr. Strange they've had a script in-house forever. It is a pretty standard origin story for Doctor Strange. It's got Baron Mordo as the bad guy. That's all gone. Marvel's new thing is no more origin stories. So, Dr. Strange movie no longer has an origin. It begins in medias res. It has Dr. Strange already established as the Sorcerer Supreme. It is a totally new script. Jon Spaihts is working totally new, On his own, without any of the previous stuff. Not even touching the previous script." - Devin Faraci

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Filed Under "Doctor Strange" 8/16/2014 Source: Meet The Movie Press #3
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