Benedict Cumberbatch Will Play Doctor Strange (2016)

During press events for Avengers: Age Of Ultron, Marvel President Kevin Feige revealed that Doctor […]

For those of you who don’t know who Benedict Cumberbatch is, other than an English guy with a really funny name, –he recently played Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series of the same name. It was a great show, totally re-imagined the Sherlock Holmes in the present world, and how he would really be in modern day England. The villains were that much more hardcore, too, to match the time period. As you can imagine, both the weapons and the science are significantly more advanced, and the show manages to translate the classic Holmes with modern Holmes beautifully.

And to see him fill the iconic role of Doctor Strange? It’s going to be amazing, and on top of everything else, the new Doctor Strange movie is going to be directed by Scott Derrickson –the guy who directed Sinister. That to me means the movie is probably going to be dark, as it should be, and stay closer to the grittier, more bloody comics. But then again, it could deteriorate into something stupid… but I have high hopes. 

source: comicbook.com