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Viggo Mortensen as Dr. Strange rumors denied by Marvel

Posted on September 13, 2012 at 9:33 am by David "Snackbar" Edmundson

It was rumored the other day that Viggo Mortensen might have brought Dr. Strange to life in Thor: The Dark World. Marvel executive Victoria Alonso said;

“We would love to work with Viggo Mortensen. I’ve been trying that for years. But I don’t know if Viggo is even acting anymore. I thought he wasn’t acting anymore. It would be great to work with him in the future, but we don’t have him signed, no.”

Mortensen is not retired, but he had previously eluded to that several years ago. The denial addresses the fact that Mortensen is not involved… as of right now. Things can always change, and the positive buzz that his rumored casting was receiving might spurn the possibility forward. Also worth noting is that she did not deny Dr. Strange’s involvement, only Viggo’s. So we still might see “the mightiest magician in the cosmos” on the big screen.

Who would you like to see cast as Dr. Strange? What other heroes would you like to see in Marvel phase 2?

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    • JediJay

      Cool character. Ridiculous name.

    • Mr. The Plague

      Never been a fan of Dr. Strange, but I like Viggo. Geek Legacy, make it happen!

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