Marvel Studios kicked off Phase 2 with “Iron Man 3” starring Robert Downey Jr. last weekend. But producer Kevin Feige is already looking ahead to Phase 3. In an interview with Collider, he said this: “Dr. Strange is something that I talk about often and it’s sort of next up for us to dig into and explore. Our executive producer of Iron Man 3, having done Captain America: The First Avenger and as that was finishing he started working on the bones that would become Iron Man 3, and now that he’s finished with Iron Man 3, he’s working on the bones that would become Doctor Strange. Now that Iron Man 3 is finished, some of our quote-unquote spare time is going to be devoted to trying to crack Strange.”

That would likely put a Doctor Strange movie in the release window of summer 2016 if it came after Edgar Wright’s “Ant-Man”.

Lukas Eggen can be reached at eggen.lukas@gmail.com.

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