Ken Wantanbe

  1. Michel Rooker, Guardians of the Galaxy, 2013.    On the Marcel wish list for Yondu  Udonta, the blue leader  of the Ravagaer bandits. And father figure for our hero, Peter Quill/Star Lord.  Obviously, the usual paternal guides, Sam Jackson and Liam Neeson were busy, on vacation or too expensive! 
  2. Tilda Swinton, Doctor Strange, 2015.  Wantanbe, Morgan Freeman and Bill Nighy were in the Marvel mix for the Ancient One – the usual old guy cliche in the comics. But the name was a  title rather than a person, argued director Scott Derrickson – deciding on  a (great) female to help Stephen Strange become Sorcerer Supreme.

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