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'Doctor Strange' Director Reveals Why Joaquin Phoenix Ended Up Not Cast as MCU Character

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The director of the first Doctor Strange movie is opening up about almost casting Joaquin Phoenix in the titular role.

The actor had been in early talks to bring the Marvel character to life, but months later it was revealed those talks were “dead.” Of course, the role ended up going to Benedict Cumberbatch, who director Scott Derrickson was his first choice and he met with other actors after not thinking he would be able to get him.

Now, after Doctor Strange’s two solo movies and several appearances in the MCU, Scott is revealing why Joaquin never landed the role. Keep reading to find out more… “Well, all I’ll say is I spent some time with him.

I spent a couple of long afternoons with him and really was really impressed with him personally and his thought process. This is what I’ll say: I think he was giving, I think he was opening his mind to the possibility.

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