Out of all the media personalities to spoil an upcoming Marvel movie or production secrets regarding the MCU, Howard Stern just let it slip that he’s “gonna do Doctor Doom” this Summer while taking a commercial break during The Howard Stern Show:
#DoctorDoom project is rumored to be in developmen.
“Tell [Kevin Feige] it works, but They’re going over the schedule with me, and it’s going to suck … I’m going to do ‘Doctor Doom.’ I called Robert Downey Jr. and I was asking him acting techniques”
Howard Stern accidentally revealed it on a hot mic
“Tell [Kevin Feige] it works, but They’re going over the schedule with me, and it’s going to suck … I’m going to do ‘Doctor Doom.’ I called Robert Downey Jr. and I was asking him acting techniques”pic.twitter.com/tfc7iBy0Vl
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Monkey: “Ok, Kevin Feigeman (sp) from the office called and wants to know if that schedule works for you.”
Robin: “Kevin Feigeman, I’ve never heard that name before.”
Murray: “I think he means Kevin…”
Stern: “Kevin Feige, Gary. Tell him it works but they’re going over the schedule with me and it’s gonna suck.”
Robin to Stern: “Are you working this summer?”
Stern: “Well, I’m gonna do ‘Doctor Doom.’ But believe me, I’m f****** miserable about it.”
During the post-show de-briefing, show producer Gary Dell’Abate, and co-host Robin Quivers proceeded to ask Howard Sterns about his upcoming Summer plans and if his schedule would align with Kevin Feige’s filming request.
Sterns then stated that he called Robert Downey, Jr. to gain any acting tips the Marvel legend and Iron Man (2008) actor could give:
Stern: “Cause I’m an a******. That’s what I did on America’s Got Talent.”
Robin: “Are you excited about it?”
Stern: “Yeah, I called Robert Downey…I was asking him acting technique.”
Stern: “Gary, do you have the number for Jon Favreau?”
Monkey: “I do. I have his cell phone.”
According to Howard Sterns, The Fantastic Four is joining the Marvel collection, and production could be starting as early as this Summer, with a reported Dr. Doom project in the works at Marvel Studios.
After Spider-Man: No Way Home (2021) director Jon Watts unexpectantly departed from Marvel’s announced Fantastic Four (2023) reboot, Marvel has been in a whirlwind to connect a new leader to this highly anticipated Marvel movie.
Given that John Krasinski broke the internet after appearing as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), every Marvel fan was hoping the Quiet Place (2018) showrunner would takeover The Fantastic Four as a whole, but recent reports suggest that Krasinski’s Marvel run could have been a one-time outing.
Now, in a turn of events, a Dr. Doom movie could be in production at Marvel Studios, flying under the radar on scheduled production posts and more.
Tom Holland’s Avenger is leading the way for Marvel Cinematic Universe newcomers Kate Bishop (Hailee Steinfeld), Ms. Marvel/Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani), Moon Knight (Oscar Isaac), Agatha Harkness (Kathryn Hahn), She-Hulk (Tatiana Maslany), Eternals’ Thena (Angelina Jolie), and more — especially with his next Spider-Man trilogy that’s currently in the works.
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