Prometheus Scribe Tackles “Doctor Strange”

Jon Spaihts, best known for writing the early and more “Alien”-inspired drafts of Ridley Scott’s “Prometheus,” is negotiating to board the “Doctor Strange” film at Marvel Studios.

Deadline reported it and Spaihts confirmed the news himself. Spaihts would write the script

Thomas Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer were originally attached at one point to write the script but that is no longer the case, with Marvel keen to get moving on the project ASAP.

Scott Derrickson is directing the project with the likes of Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy being floated about as potential actors for the title role.