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Marvel eyeing Brave and 50/50 filmmakers for Doctor Strange movie

Brave director Mark Andrews and 50/50 filmmaker Jonathan Levine have reportedly been shortlisted to take charge of a planned movie version of the Doctor Strange comics.

Nikolaj Arcel and Dean Israelite have also met with Marvel Studios bosses about helming the project, which will follow the adventures of the evil Sorcerer Supreme, a surgeon whose hands are damaged in an horrific car accident, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Doctor Strange film has been in the works at Marvel for years. The character was previously brought to life in cartoons and in a TV movie in 1978.

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