By the Crimson Bands of Cyttorak! Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sorcerer Supreme casts yet another spell upon us in today’s Movie Morsels, with the latest preview of Marvel’s Doctor Strange. Plus, new concept art from Captain America: Civil War, the latest on Fast 8, an update on Tom Cruise’s next Mission: Impossible, and more!
The Hoary Hosts of Hoggoth are again smiling upon us. For we have an all-new international preview of Marvel’s Doctor Strange, which hits theaters across this dimension on November 4. Joining Benedict Cumberbatch as Earth’s Sorcerer Supreme in the Scott Derrickson-directed comic book film are Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo, Benedict Wong as Wong, Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One, Mads Mikkelsen as Kaecilius, and Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer…
Captain America: Civil War
And speaking of Marvel, with Captain America: Civil War now on Blu-ray, some previously unreleased concept art from this year’s blockbuster is finally seeing the light of day. So feast your eyes on these new images of the film’s characters and battles…
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Is it possible that, despite his tragic death, the late Paul Walker’s Fast & Furious character Brian O’Conner could somehow figure into the next film in the Universal franchise? In a new interview with Entertainment Tonight, Walker’s brother Caleb indicated that such a thing might indeed be in the works. “I had a phone call with Vin [Diesel] for about an hour,” he says, “and we really discussed this a while back. He wanted [our] blessing.”
Diesel apparently asked if it would be “acceptable to maybe bring Paul’s character back [in Fast 8]… to really kind of let his fans know he’s still out there.” What do you think—should they bring the character back in Fast 8 to keep Walker’s spirit alive, or retire Brian as a tribute to the actor?
Mission: Impossible 6
After several weeks of salary negotiations, Tom Cruise is apparently ready to star in a sixth film in Paramount’s Mission: Impossible series. MI5 helmer Christopher McQuarrie will direct the film, and has already written a script. While Cruise’s Ethan Hunt is a welcome screen presence, I for one am holding out hope for the return of Rebecca Ferguson’s former British operative Ilsa Faust, the best character the franchise has yet given us.
Finally today, we have your first look at Disney’s Descendants 2. We get a pretty vivid picture of the cast’s wardrobe here, and I’m wondering how a cosplay session as the series’ characters (the offspring of the classic Disney animated films’ villains) would go…
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