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Doctor Strange movie gets new writer… and new star?

Prometheus writer joins Marvel’s Doctor Strange film, which could star Jared Leto

Doctor Strange doing his thing
Doctor Strange doing his thing

According to Deadline, Prometheus and The Darkest Hour scribe Jon Spaihts has been brought onto Marvel’s Doctor Strange movie to tackle the script.

He joins Sinister and The Exorcism Of Emily Rose director Scott Derrickson, who was recently named helmer.

Deadline also reports that Dallas Buyers Club‘s Jared Leto has joined Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch as a possible lead.

Scott Derrickson’s new film Deliver Us From Evil is in cinemas 22 August 2014 in the UK. You can buy Sinister on Blu-ray for £6.76 at Amazon.co.uk.