Marvel still refuses to give any updates on a Doctor Strangemovie. Though the company has two empty spots, and it’s strongly believed that Strange will go in one of those spots in 2014. With the exception of a script and domain names, we haven’t really know what’s going on with the film for some time. Now, turns out an old Marvel friend and crew member will be brought on to the Doctor Strange film, that definitely sounds like development is still ongoing.
Sean Carroll, a theoretical physicist at the Cal Tech, who served as an advisor on the science behind Thor, has revealed in an interview to io9 (via STYD) that he’s been brought aboardDoctor Strange as well to be an advisor.
Now that Carroll’s done with Thor, he’s moved on to Doctor Strange, about a surgeon who becomes earth’s Sorcerer Supreme. Carroll’s job is to apply limits to Strange’s powers. “You need constraints to provide tension,” he says. A world where anything can happen makes for a very boring movie. It’s when science imposes boundaries on what a superhero can do that the real drama begins.
There is still no exact word on when the film will be shot, but we can expect it to be most likely in Early 2013 for one of those April 2014 slots that Marvel has so conveniently picked out.
The script comes from Thomas Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer, though no director or casting has yet happened.
If Doctor Strange does get a big push this year in gearing up for eventual production, we’ll keep you posted.