Doctor Strange Film Set to Release on November 4, 2016

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During the phase three announcement today, Marvel Studios announced a date for Doctor Strange on the big screen. Although it's gone through pre-production-Hell for years Doctor Strange will be releasing on November 4, 2016.

Stephen Strange was one a gifted surgeon, but after a car accident, Strange's hands were mangled. No doctor could fix his hands. Strange sought out the Ancient One who he thought could fix them. The Ancient One wouldn't help him, but Strange discovered mysticism and eventually became one of Marvel's most powerful mystic heroes.

Yesterday it was announced that Benedict Cumberbatch is in final talks to play the titular role of Doctor Strange in the film. Scott Derrickson will be directing the film and Jon Spaihts is penning the script.

Just another huge announcement coming from the Marvel.

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#1 Posted by deadcool_XD (2503 posts) - - Show Bio

Super stoked about the movie I love strange. I wonder if Dormamu will be in it. It would be interesting to see how they make him in the movie.

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#2 Posted by TheDandyMan (5175 posts) - - Show Bio

I guess that's not too long to wait. Hoping to see someone like Mephisto (he may have been in Ghost Rider but I think he could be done again) or Nightmare as a villain.

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#3 Posted by AwesomePerson (2767 posts) - - Show Bio

Is it me or does it seem that Cumberbatch had been offered the role because once Downey leaves, Cumberbatch will be Marvel's fame...

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#4 Posted by powerflux (121 posts) - - Show Bio

@deadcool_xd: I remember reading a long time ago that Dormammu, Baron Mordo, and a giant mindless one would be in the movie

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#5 Posted by GraniteSoldier (12746 posts) - - Show Bio

This should be awesome. Magic on the big screen always looks good.

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#6 Posted by daredevil21134 (15939 posts) - - Show Bio

I wonder if he'll be tied in with the Defenders.Nah he's probably gonna be an Avengers

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#7 Posted by kwt (24 posts) - - Show Bio

Something will happen between Marvel Studios and Sony, MCU unknown date for 2016 was July 08 2016, but Doctor Strange will be released in November 4, 2016 a week before the The Sinister Six movie (November 11 2016), this can't happen i bet that Sony will move the Sinister Six movie to the original MCU date July 08 2016, are Sony and Marvel Studios working together?

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#8 Posted by dagmar_merrill (12701 posts) - - Show Bio

This should be awesome. Magic on the big screen always looks good.

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#10 Posted by Bystander (2406 posts) - - Show Bio

Cumberbatch!! He could play Wonder Woman I'd still go to theatres to see his acting.

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#11 Posted by comicvine_is_jericho529 (284 posts) - - Show Bio

Phoenix would've defintiley KILLED the role and put on an oscar worthy performance. but it think he probably wouldn't mesh well especially in the Avengers movies when it came time. guy is like so far above the cast he would probably be to pretentious to mesh witht he cohesiveness the others already have.

THAT or he just didn't like the script.

This is just my opinion, not saying that is true, just i heard Phoenix can be a weird guy to work with on movie sets. that's all. guys is an A-MAZING actor though.

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#12 Posted by amazing_webhead (9904 posts) - - Show Bio

This is gonna rock...

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#13 Posted by Teerack (10703 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm curious to see how the villains will be.

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#14 Posted by StMichalofWilson (5631 posts) - - Show Bio


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#15 Posted by blackcobalt (95 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm afraid that we'll wind up with a Quantum Physicist Supreme.

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#17 Posted by bizzy4chem (38 posts) - - Show Bio

so many superhero movies.

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#18 Edited by Fallingcliffs (5727 posts) - - Show Bio

Its good for Cumberbatch, though to be fair he was already huge from Star Trek and Sherlock and Hobbit. He's getting around lol.

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#19 Edited by Icon (2253 posts) - - Show Bio

Cumberbatch as Strange is just perfect.

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#20 Posted by westy206 (1073 posts) - - Show Bio

Gonna be good. I think I heard it won't be an orign story and if that's the case I'm glad. Magic from the beginning to the end.

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#21 Posted by RaggedScarecrow (1142 posts) - - Show Bio

I know Cumberbatch could pull off Doctor Strange, but I'm still hoping they get somebody else to play him. Cumberbatch just doesn't look like Strange to me. I was kind of hoping for Timothy Olyphant instead, but oh well.

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#22 Posted by mangakid1995 (609 posts) - - Show Bio

What if they told car accident-career ending-journey to Himalayas part of the story in flashback and picked the story up at a point where Stephen is already a skilled sorcerer, and the movie is instead about his "origin" as the Sorcerer Supreme? Like what if the movie picks up with somebody like Dormmamu coming around and killing the Ancient One, or whomever Strange's predecessor was, and then the movie is him rising to the occasion and becoming the guardian of reality that he needs to be.

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#23 Posted by BullPR (6035 posts) - - Show Bio

Probably the CBM with the most potential (for me).

I hope it will stay, at least for the first movies, away from the reste of the MCU.

Once firmly established it will be great addition. Before that it would spoil its impact.

I think it was in Civil War that his power level was the best seen as well above the rest of the other (non cosmic) characters.

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#24 Posted by CyanidePie (69 posts) - - Show Bio

Hopefully this opening up of the supernatural corner of the Marvel universe re-introduces us to Blade and Ghost Rider.

I need to see The Midnight Sons on the big screen.

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#26 Posted by CyanidePie (69 posts) - - Show Bio

I'd love to see Norman Reedus as Johnny Blaze.

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#28 Posted by scavengerFist (1935 posts) - - Show Bio

Dang! Cumberbatch will be great!

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#29 Posted by COBRAMORPH (1884 posts) - - Show Bio

I was hoping that Dr Strange would be kept seperate from the Avengers related movies & that Marvel would start a second crossover-verse with ONLY magic characters. Have him Blade, Ghost rider, Magik, etc kept away from science based stuff.

Also, to be honest, if you look at the movies, this hype of Marvel building to something big will be a major disappointment, & not everything should be connected anyway. No one gives a crap about Hawkeye or Falcon either.

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