Washington, July 26: Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to star in the upcoming Marvel project 'Doctor Strange.'
Though it is not confirmed if the 39-year-old actor would accept the role, a source claimed to the Hollywood Reporter, that the deal for the Scott Derrickson directed project was already ahead of the offer stage.
The film, which is being scripted by Jon Spaihts, centers on the former neurosurgeon who serves as the chief protector of Earth against magical and mystical threats, Sorcerer Supreme.
The character 'Doctor Strange' was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko and introduced in the Marvel Universe more than 50 years ago. (ANI)