After confirmation of director Scott Derricksons (Sinister) involvement with the highly anticipated adaptation of Marvel’s “Doctor Strange,” we now know which two actors Marvel is looking into to be cast as the Sorcerer Supreme.
According to Deadline, Marvel Studios is looking at either Tom Hardy or Benedict Cumberbatch for the role of Doctor Stephen Strange. Hardy is best known for his portrayal as Bane in The Dark Knight Rises and Cumberbatchas for Khan in “Stark Trek into Darkness.” Marvel would likely take one or the other considering they don’t have scheduling issues should one of them be cast. Marvel Studios has not confirmed anything so take this news as rumor for now.
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