Marvel Studios‘ Doctor Strange recently began production after many years in development. Directed by Scott Derrickson, the film will star Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme. The amazing supporting cast includes Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton, among others. Now, with filming now underway, the casting news keeps on coming.
According to The Wrap, actor/martial artist Scott Adkins has been cast in Doctor Strange. His exact role is unknown, but the site’s sources suggest that he will be involved in several action sequences featuring hand-to-hand combat. Needless to say, Adkins excels at hand-to-hand combat scenes. His filmography includes The Bourne Ultimatum, Zero Dark Thirty and the Ninja series.
Doctor Strange is set to hit theaters on November 4th, 2016. Stay tuned for more news as we have it.