Doctor Strange has begun production, and Marvel has just released the main cast list along with the official synopsis for the film. Check it out down below!
The offical press release from Marvel says: “Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch (“Black Mass,” “The Imitation Game”), Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave,” “The Martian”), Rachel McAdams (“Southpaw,” “Sherlock Holmes”) and Michael Stuhlbarg (“Steve Jobs,” “A Serious Man”) with Mads Mikkelsen (“Clash of the Titans,” “Casino Royale”) and Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton (“Michael Clayton,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel”). The film, which opens in U.S. theaters on November 4, 2016, is directed by Scott Derrickson (“Sinister,” “The Exorcism of Emily Rose”). The film will be shot in several locations around the world, including London, New York, Hong Kong and Kathmandu, Nepal.”
The press release goes on to say: “Doctor Strange is the latest film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Phase 3’s goal—over the course of four years and nine films—is to introduce audiences to new heroes and continue the adventures of fan favorites.”
Here we have the offical synopsis for the film. “Doctor Strange follows the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.”
This film has an incredible cast, and with Doctor Strange’s unique origin story this film is shaping up to be one of Marvel’s best! For more news on Doctor Strange and the Marvel Cinematic Universe stay tuned.
Marvel’s Doctor Strange hits theaters November 4th, 2016.