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Lex Luthor to be Played by Joaquin Phoenix

The Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix can reportedly play the role of Superman's arch-nemesis Lex Luthor in the upcoming Man of Steel (Batman vs. Superman) sequel.

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Lex Luthor to be Played by Joaquin Phoenix

Warner Bros. is reportedly in talks with Joaquin Phoenix to play the role of Lex Luthor in the upcoming sequel of Man of Steel. The unnamed sources suggest that Joaquin Phoenix could play the villain role in the upcoming untitled Batman vs. Superman movie.

Variety reports that Warner Brothers studio is in early talks with the Oscar-nominated actor to play the role of Superman's arch-nemesis, Lex Luthor. Joaquin Phoenix is already getting appreciations for his latest performance in “Her”.

Joaquin Phoenix is also being offered a role in the Gus Van Sant movie “Sea of Trees”. And the actor is said to still be considering that offer as well. 

Warner Bros. has already booked stars Henry Cavill, Ben Affleck and Amy Adams for the Man of Steel sequel. Zack Snyder is also returning as director of upcoming Batman vs. Superman movie. This movie will hit theaters on July 17, 2015.

 

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‘Doctor Strange’s Supernatural Journeys May Look Like ‘Cosmos’

Source: Latino Review

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Doctor Strange is one of the next big movies on Marvel’s slate, and we’re starting to get a good picture of what the film will offer. Scott Derrickson (Sinister, Deliver Us From Evil) is directing and Jon Spaihts is writing the latest script draft. While Joaquin Phoenix has reportedly been in talks for the lead The post ‘Doctor Strange’s Supernatural Journeys May Look Like ‘Cosmos’ appeared first on /Fil ...
Source: Latino Review  Full article at: Latino Review 1 day ago, 10:45pm CDT
 


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Joaquin Phoenix in Contention for Doctor Strange Role?

Source: Latino Review

Joaquin Phoenix Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
Though a previous report indicated Marvel Studios was looking at both Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy to take on the lead role in Doctor Strange, TheWrap now brings word that three-time Academy Award nominee…The post Joaquin Phoenix in Contention for Doctor Strange Role? appeared first on Sup ...
Source: Latino Review  Full article at: Latino Review 1 day ago, 6:05am CDT
 

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Best of the Week: The Comic-Con Assault Begins

Source: Movies.com

Joaquin Phoenix Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
The Important News Even before Comic-Con began, the Rock was hinting that he'll be Captain Marvel/Shazam in the upcoming DC Comics adaptation. And James Gunn was heavily smashing Planet Hulk rumors. And we heard about the closest thing to a The Last of Us movie until the now-announced movie comes out. Also, is Joaquin Phoenix going to play Doctor Strange? As for actual Comic-Con, visit our ongoing gallery of cool st ...
Source: Movies.com   Full article at: Movies.com 2 days ago, 8:49pm CDT
 

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Is Joaquin Phoenix Doctor Strange?

Source: movie fanatic

Joaquin Phoenix Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
Comic-Con is abuzz that a major announcement from Marvel Studios will be landing tomorrow that hey have found their Doctor Strange for director Scott Derrickson. Last week rumors had placed Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, but given what Cumberbatch said here at Comic-Con about it, that rumor died immediately. But, the word is now that Marvel’s latest superhero will be Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix. We think ...
Source: movie fanatic   Full article at: movie fanatic 2 days ago, 8:12pm CDT
 

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Can't-Man loses Patrick Wilson, two other cast members

Source: Oh No They Didn't!

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Maybe it was a good thing they only put Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas on the recently released poster for Ant-Man.On the same day reports surfaced saying Joaquin Phoenix was in talks to join the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Doctor Strange, Deadline is reporting that actors Patrick Wilson, Matt Gerard and Kevin Weisman are all out of the Marvel production, which was scheduled to begin filming in August. The onl ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't! 2 days ago, 5:46pm CDT
 

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Joaquin Phoenix rumored for Marvel’s Doctor Strange

Source: Digital Trends

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Sources close to the Marvel casting process have suggested the Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play Doctor Strange, the Sorcerer Supreme, in the studio's upcoming Phase Three film. The post Joaquin Phoenix rumored for Marvel’s Doctor Strange appe ...
Source: Digital Trends   Full article at: Digital Trends 2 days ago, 3:42pm CDT
 

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Has Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE Casting Search Gone To Phoenix?

Source: aintitcool

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This is a terrible headline. Read the full article on AICN Jeremy here... Marvel Studios' big San Diego Comic Con panel is tomorrow (Saturday), and it is widely expected that they will announce who will be playing the Sorcerer Supreme in Scott Derrickson's DOCTOR STRANGE. For months, we've heard names like Jared Leto, Benedict Cumberbatch, Edgar Ramirez, Tom Hardy and Justin Theroux, but The Wrap's Jeff Sneider has just brought up an actor who hasn ...
Source: aintitcool   Full article at: aintitcool 2 days ago, 3:15pm CDT
 

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Marvel Reportedly In Talks With Joaquin Phoenix For 'Doctor Strange'

Source: movies.com

Joaquin Phoenix Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
Marvel's big presentation at Comic-Con isn't until Saturday (July 26 at 5:30 PST, to be specific), and people have been wondering for quite some time what exactly they'll be showing off at the event. The most pervasive rumor is that they'd be announcing who will play Doctor Strange for director Scott Derrickson, but Marvel Studios honcho Kevin Fiege has insisted in press all week long that their presentation is going to be dic ...
Source: movies.com   Full article at: movies.com 2 days ago, 3:14pm CDT
 

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Joaquin Phoenix In Early Talks For Doctor Strange

Source: Empire: Movie News & Reviews

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He could be the Sorcerer SupremeSince Scott Derrickson was officially confirmed as director for the film, the big question swirling around Marvel’s Doctor Strange is who will become the Sorcerer Supreme. The question may now have an answer, with The Wrap reporting that Joaquin Phoenix is in early talks about the role.Despite rumours that such notable names as Tom Hardy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Justin Theroux and Jared Leto, it would appear that Phoenix is closer than anyone to ...
Source: Empire: Movie News & Reviews   Full article at: Empire: Movie News & Reviews 2 days ago, 2:48pm CDT
 

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Joaquin Phoenix in Consideration to Lead Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'

Source: Latino Review

Joaquin Phoenix Visits "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon"
Everyone is eagerly awaiting the Marvel panel this Saturday at Comic-Con, but it sounds like some news might be leaking a little early. The Wrap reports that Walk the Line and The Master star Joaquin Phoenix has been mentioned over and over again for the role and that the actor is currently in consideration and may already be in discussion for the film. He was once wanted for a role in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice, specifically the role of Lex Luthor, so it seems like he's ...
Source: Latino Review  Full article at: Latino Review 2 days ago, 2:25pm CDT
 

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