Galaxy Guide #23: 'Strange' Encounters

With "Doctor Strange" now confirmed to be a part of Phase Three of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, discussion will inevitably turn to how the Master of the Mystic Arts might be interpreted when translated from his comic book roots to another medium.

But this isn't Stephen Strange's first time at the rodeo.

This week in Galaxy Guide, we're going to take a look at Doctor Strange's history in film and television, and examine some of the more notable examples for possible clues as to how the good doctor might appear in the McU.

The Sorcerer Supreme has in fact had a live-action portrayal before; this came in 1978 in the form of the "Dr. Strange" made-for-tv movie, starring Peter Hooten (perhaps best known for his role in the original "Inglorious Bastards") as the titular magician. The film was created as a pilot for a potential TV series, one that never materialized.
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