Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson hasn't has the luckiest year. His . And he was relentlessly on Twitter after he defended Guardians of the Galaxy director James Gunn, who was fired by Marvel for controversial jokes Gunn tweeted in 2008.
However, Derrickson is ending 2018 on a high note with news that he could be directing a Doctor Strange sequel. According to a Variety report Tuesday, Derrickson is returning to direct Doctor Strange for Marvel and Disney.
Even though Derrickson co-wrote the 2016 Doctor Strange film with C. Robert Cargill and Jon Spaihts, the studio is currently looking for a new writer, according to the report.
Marvel, Disney and Derrickson did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
will most likely reprise his role as Stephen Strange, a former surgeon who learned the mystic arts to become one of Marvel's most unusual superheroes.
by artist Steve Ditko and writer in 1963.
The Doctor Strange sequel has no official release date as of yet.
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