Doctor Strange Director Scott Derrickson Would Do a Constantine Movie

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Doctor Strange Director Scott Derrickson Would Do a Constantine Movie
Scott Derrickson looks to be willing to be one of those filmmakers who play for both teams, comic book giants Marvel and DC. After directing the first Doctor Strange movie and serving as executive producer on the sequel, Derrickson was recently asked on twitter if he would do a Justice League movie for DC, to which he had a simple response:

"I'd do Constantine."

In many ways, the character of John Constantine is possibly the most perfect fit for a filmmaker with the sensibilities of Derrickson, who shot into the limelight thanks to making horror films like Sinister and The Exorcism of Emily Rose. Even the second Doctor Strange movie, which Derrickson was planning to direct, was hyped to be the first horror film in the McU.

Constantine's world offers ripe opportunities for filmmakers to explore themes of horror and damnation. The character is described as an occult private detective,
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