There have been plenty of rumours about the casting of the Doctor Strange movie for many months now, with plenty of different names being linked to the role. British actor Benedict Cumberbatch has seen his name coming up on many occasions and, when asked about the Doctor Strange movie Benedict tried his best to respond without giving a definite answer on whether he was playing the character.
Well, it has now been officially confirmed that Benedict Cumberbatch will play Doctor Strange on the big screen, with Marvel's Kevin Feige saying, "Stephen Strange’s story requires an actor capable of great depth and sincerity. In 2016, Benedict will show audiences what makes Doctor Strange such a unique and compelling character." However, the fans reactions to the news has actually been fairly mixed.
One disgruntled fan moaned, "Prefer it when Marvel give us a surprise casting, rather than a guy that is in absolutely everything at the moment. I think Benedict will ruin everything Marvel to be honest. Call this the beginning of the end." Meanwhile, a much happier fan beamed, "Who cares is Benedict Cumberbatch is in lots of things, he's one of the most talented actors on the planet and as comic book movie fans, we should be delighted to have him on board."
The Doctor Strange movie will be directed by Scott Derrickson and is scheduled to hit the big screen on November 4, 2016. We cannot wait to see what Benedict Cumberbatch brings to the role.
What do you think about Benedict Cumberbatch playing Doctor Strange? Will he nail it or will he ruin it?