Marvel Announces Benedict Cumberbatch to Play “Doctor Strange”

*thumbs up*

The Collective Blog

Yes, dear reader, your geeky dreams have indeed come true. has confirmed the rumours that Benny is slated to play the Supreme Sorcerer in the November 4, 2016 release of Doctor Strange.


After the recent announcement of the release dates of Marvel’s Phase 3 films, which includes Cap 3 to Avengers: Infinity War and everything in between, it’s no surprise that the MCU has started to reveal more information about the forthcoming films. Doctor Strange is the 2nd film on the Phase 3 schedule and will be directed by Scott Derrickson, written by Jon Spaihts and produced by (the infallible) Kevin Feige. According to, “The film…will follow the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.”

Cue the angst, Benny feels and a sharp looking goatee.

There has been chatter on the interwebs condemning the fact that Benedict Cumberbatch, an Anglo Brit, has…

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