June 03, 2014 | 3:51 p.m.

‘Doctor Strange’: Scott Derrickson says Marvel film will be his next

“Ant-Man” might still be hunting for a director, but “Doctor Strange” appears to have found one. Scott Derrickson will helm the upcoming Marvel project, part of the studio’s phase three roster of comic book blockbusters. Derrickson announced via Twitter on Tuesday that “Doctor Strange” would be his next film, though Marvel has not officially confirmed his hiring as either the film’s writer or director. My next movie will be STRANGE: — Scott Derrickson (@scottderrickson) June 3, 2014 As a writer-director, Derrickson has made a name for himself in horror with features including “The Exorcism of Emily Rose.” and “Sinister.” His next film, “Deliver Us From Evil,” is due in theaters July 2 and centers on a New York police officer who teams with a priest to investigate a rash of possessions in the city. In a 2012 interview with […]
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