Has Marvel found their Doctor Strange?
Deadline broke the news that the newest actor reportedly added to the Marvel Entertainment Universe roster is none other than Sherlock himself, Benedict Cumberbatch as the sorcerer, Doctor Strange. After rumors circulating from Johnny Depp, to Tom Hardy, to Jared Leto, even Jaoquin Pheonix, this was a bit of a surprise but certainly a welcome one. Benedict Cumberbatch is a serious actor who's poise has earned him critical acclaim in the BBC series Sherlock, as well as staring in last summers major blockbuster film Star Trek: Into Darkness (picture above on the right), portraying Smaug in the second Hobbit film and the final Hobbit film this December, and even this years Oscar bait, The Imitation Game about war hero Alan Turing. Marvel has spoke about Doctor Strange being it's first step towards the "supernatural side," of the universe, adding that it's going to be "very, very important" to their future plans. Let's hope this plays out! The Doctor Strange film is slated for release of July 8th, 2014.
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