Benedict Cumberbatch to play Doctor Strange

B4DBrszCIAApWyEMarvel confirmed tonight that Benedict Cumberbatch has been cast as Doctor Strange. Doctor Strange is scheduled to hit theatres 4 November 2016 and is directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister).

Benedict will play Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.

Congratulations to Benedict on landing his own Marvel franchise!