Marvel Studios has just officially announced that Benedict Cumberbatch will star in director Scott Derrickson’s Doctor Strange for the studios Phase 3 in their Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Doctor Stephen Strange is a neurosurgeon who. after a car accident severely damaged the nerves in his hands, ending his surgical career, searches for a remedy to cure to heal his wounds but ultimately discovers a hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions that leads him to become the Sorcerer Supreme, responsible for protecting Earth against mystical threats
The movie, scheduled to hit theaters November 4, 2016, is being written by Jon Spaihts (Prometheus). No further casting has been announced but keep checking Reel News Daily for the latest developments.