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Marvel summons Scott Derrickson to direct 'Dr. Strange' movie
Marvel summons Scott Derrickson to direct 'Dr. Strange' movie

Scott Derrickson is about to get Strange. The genre writer-director is poised to helm Marvel's upcoming "Dr. Strange" movie, according to Variety and Derrickson himself. "My next movie will be STRANGE," Derrickson tweeted Tuesday, along with a selfie of him holding up a "Dr. Strange" comic book. The tweet confirmed a Variety report that broke the news and said an official deal is forthcoming. Derrickson is best known for his work in the horror genre, where he has proved adept at making the most of modest budgets: He directed and co-wrote "The Exorcism of Emily Rose" (2005), which grossed $75 million domestically on a $19-million budget, and...

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