RUMOR: Jack Huston Said To Be In The Running To Play DOCTOR STRANGE

RUMOR: Jack Huston Said To Be In The Running To Play DOCTOR STRANGE

The Boardwalk Empire actor actually came very close to playing Star Lord in Guardians Of The Galaxy, but now a new report from ThisIsInfamous claims that Huston is still on Marvel's radar, and that he's one of the names in the running to play the Sorcerer Supreme.


According to ThisIsInfamous, Jack Huston (best known for playing everyone's favourite mass murdering war veteran Richard Harrow on HBO's Boardwalk Empire) is being eyed to star as Doctor Strange in Scott Derrickson's adaptation of the Marvel comic series. The site say insiders have indicated to them that Marvel are very close to choosing their man, and Huston is in with a great chance. Now it's worth noting that this is the website that swore blind that Marvel had already settled on their Sorcerer Supreme in the form of Jon Hamm (even before the movie had a director on board) so although they stil maintain that he was up for the role despite denials from Hamm himself, we'll be taking this with the requisite grain of salt for now. Still, we know Huston was in the running for Star Lord so there is every chance he'd be considered for other projects. If this were come to pass, how would you feel about Huston playing Strange?
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COREY6487 - 8/25/2014, 7:57 AM
i dont know him...
PAF - 8/25/2014, 7:58 AM
OMFG. Let this be true!!!! He is my #1 for Strange!!!
PAF - 8/25/2014, 7:58 AM
@Corey6487

He was on Boardwalk Empire. He is fantastic.
COREY6487 - 8/25/2014, 7:58 AM
just had a little look and hes defnitely got the ability to play strange.
IFeelLikePablo - 8/25/2014, 7:59 AM
Joaquin Phoenix is obviously a better choice, but he was awesome in Boardwalk so...
yossarian - 8/25/2014, 7:59 AM
YES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ol' Half-face from Boardwalk!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sweet.


He's no Adam Goldberg though.
xcrementus - 8/25/2014, 7:59 AM
No-Face from Boardwalk!! Amazing guy, he will kill it! Can we get Danny Huston in there too, please? Something in those genes!
supes123 - 8/25/2014, 7:59 AM
he played on boardwalk empire and american hustle
superotherside - 8/25/2014, 8:01 AM
Seems like a cool actor, not sure if I've seen him in anything though...
MsDarkPhoenix - 8/25/2014, 8:02 AM
Niiice!
sjoerdo0 - 8/25/2014, 8:02 AM
CONFIRMED LIKE 100% ?
marvelstudios - 8/25/2014, 8:03 AM
Yes! Please!

This guy was amazing in Boardwalk Empire.
JoeMomma29 - 8/25/2014, 8:04 AM
This could be a really solid choice!
LMB10 - 8/25/2014, 8:05 AM
He's really good. No complaints here.
RorMachine - 8/25/2014, 8:06 AM
No, nowhere near confirmed. The site have had some good scoops in the past, but the Jon Hamm thing throws some doubt on this. Rumor only for now.
RocketRed - 8/25/2014, 8:06 AM
Whoa! Really good actor.

I approve of this.
MrCBM56 - 8/25/2014, 8:06 AM
I'd rather have Joaquin Phoenix.
sjoerdo0 - 8/25/2014, 8:08 AM
o yeah the even the titel says rumor ''facepalm''
Nomis - 8/25/2014, 8:10 AM
'fraid I not too familiar with his work.
MyInnerDork - 8/25/2014, 8:12 AM
The website source is worthless seeing as how they reported Jon Hamm was going to be Doctor Strange earlier this year. That website must be using the South Park manatees and their idea balls to create their "exclusives."
thewonderer - 8/25/2014, 8:12 AM
Great, another white guy. Keep it classy Marvel. Pedro Pascal would nail this role.
yossarian - 8/25/2014, 8:13 AM
He was also pimping Guinness or some shit for a while.
blackandyellow - 8/25/2014, 8:14 AM
He was awesome in Boardwalk Empire. They shouldn't have killed off his character.
yossarian - 8/25/2014, 8:16 AM
I know wonderbread, [frick] white people. That's why I want Adam Goldberg as Doctor Strange.
Elbarto63 - 8/25/2014, 8:16 AM
Can he pull off a stache!? Yes. Then I agree. All is in the stache.
Bekss - 8/25/2014, 8:18 AM
So is Joaquin Phoenix confirmed for Lex Luthor?
TheRealRemyLebeau - 8/25/2014, 8:18 AM
Keep this as a RUMOR!!!! And hell no to Houston. Great actor for HBO but no to Stephen Strange.
McNyagano - 8/25/2014, 8:19 AM
Never heard of him.

"Great, another white guy. Keep it classy Marvel."

SuperCat - 8/25/2014, 8:19 AM
Wouldn't mind him taking the role.



Highflyer - 8/25/2014, 8:19 AM
I can see it happening. Not a stretch IMO.
LMB10 - 8/25/2014, 8:20 AM
Except Dr. Strange... IS white. So this, uh, kinda makes sense.
Nomis - 8/25/2014, 8:21 AM
Is it "Whitewashing" when you choose a white actor to portray a white character?
SageMode - 8/25/2014, 8:22 AM
I really hope Phoenix is the one that gets this role.

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McNyagano - 8/25/2014, 8:23 AM
@Nomis

Apparently it is lol
SageMode - 8/25/2014, 8:23 AM
"Great, another white guy. Keep it classy Marvel. Pedro Pascal would nail this role."

Oh yes, how stupid is it to for a Caucasian actor to play a Caucasian character...............
TheRealRemyLebeau - 8/25/2014, 8:23 AM
thewonderer - 8/25/2014, 8:12 AM

Great, another white guy. Keep it classy Marvel. Pedro Pascal would nail this role.

^^^^
Get off this bullshit Pedro Pascal bandwagon. Dude doesn't even look like Dr. Strange. His character was busy fvcking men and women and wanting revenge for his sister in Game of Thrones. Accent was kinda thick as well. Smdh.
TheRealRemyLebeau - 8/25/2014, 8:25 AM
Pedro Pascal in the role is like having Antonio Banderas Jr. In the role. Can't shake that accent.
DrKinsolving - 8/25/2014, 8:26 AM
I think this could work....

ATrueHero1987 - 8/25/2014, 8:27 AM
I see @thewonderer popping them pills again.lol

Anyway, I hope they find the right actor soon for this role....and announce the release date!
MrCBM56 - 8/25/2014, 8:27 AM
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