Dr. Strange, “Iron Man 4,” “Hulk” Updates

Following on from the same interview with Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige last week, the print edition of Entertainment Weekly includes more comments about two projects that would come during the company’s ‘Phase Three’ plans post-“Avengers 2” in 2015. First up, the long-awaited “Doctor Strange” movie looks like it still could be on the way. Feige says:

“Within the next year or so we’ll really start the advanced planning on post – Avengers 2, and I would love Strange to be a part of that. There’s a whole supernatural/magic dimension going on in Marvel comics that we haven’t ever touched on.”

He also touched upon a potential “Hulk” solo film and once again denied online reports of a possible film based on the “Planet Hulk” storyline from the comics:

“There’s no script in the works or anything, but we are talking about it. All the Hulk energy right now is on Avengers 2, but Mark Ruffalo is signed up [for more films]. What we’re excited about exploring and expanding is Mark – and Bruce Banner is not in Planet Hulk at all. The fun of Hulk is his interaction with humans.”

Finally came the question of a fourth film in the “Iron Man” franchise and he says he intends for the character to continue on, whether Robert Downey Jr. returns or not:

“I believe there will be a fourth ‘Iron Man’ film and a fifth and a sixth and a 10th and a 20th. I see no reason why Tony Stark can’t be as evergreen as James Bond. Or Batman, for that matter. Or Spider-Man.”

Sources: Collider, Comic Book Movie & PeliBlog