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Joaquin Phoenix on Starring in Superhero Movies: ‘It’s Best I Don’t Do It’
Joaquin Phoenix on Starring in Superhero Movies: ‘It’s Best I Don’t Do It’
Over the past few years, Joaquin Phoenix has flirted with multiple big-budget superhero movies. He was offered roles in The Avengers (as Bruce Banner/Hulk), Batman vs. Superman and Marvel’s Doctor Strange, and come very close to signing a deal (Marvel was hoping up until the very last moment to be able to introduce Phoenix as Strange at Comic-Con in 2014) before eventually opting to pass on all three. But, why? The actor opened up about his decision making process admitting that it’s probably best if he doesn’t ever star in a superhero movie.
Joaquin Phoenix in Talks to Star in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’
Joaquin Phoenix in Talks to Star in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’
One of the big rumors at Comic-Con is that Marvel's big announcement would be the casting of 'Doctor Strange'. Even Benedict Cumberbatch got in on the buzz, dropping hints during the DreamWorks Animation panel. But, if the 'Doctor Strange' casting was Marvel's big secret, the secret may have just been revealed. The Wrap is reporting that Marvel is in discussions with three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix to star as their new superhero.
John Belushi Biopic Finds a Director, Emile Hirsch and Joaquin Phoenix Eyed to Star
John Belushi Biopic Finds a Director, Emile Hirsch and Joaquin Phoenix Eyed to Star
A film version of John Belushi's life has been in the works for quite some time, but a few new developments have emerged, possibly giving the production enough juice to escape from production hell. First, the untitled biopic has found a director. Second, it's started looking at a list of very interesting names to play the late comic genius.