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Rumors about Doctor Strange.


  • CONFIRMED: Benedict Cumberbatch will play Stephen Strange[1]
  • DEBUNKED: Edgar Ramirez is taking about doing the film.[2][3]
  • DEBUNKED: Daniel Radcliffe is talking with Marvel about doing a movie.[4][5]
  • DEBUNKED: LL Cool J will have a role in the film.[6][7][8]
  • DEBUNKED: Josh Brolin will return as Thanos.[9]
  • DEBUNKED: Morgan Freeman, Bill Nighy and Ken Watanabe are the contenders for The Ancient One.[10]
  • CONFIRMED: Chiwete Ejiofor is wanted for a role.[11][12][13]
  • DEBUNKED: Chiwete Ejiofor will portrayed Borther Voodoo.[14][15]
  • DEBUNKED: Juliet Rylance is cast as Clea.[14][15]
  • DEBUNKED: Simon Baker will portray Baron Mordo.[14][15]
  • DEBUNKED: The role of Ancient One is down to Morgan Freeman and Ken Watanabe.[14][15]
  • DEBUNKED: John Cho will portray Wong.[14][15]
  • CONFIRMED: Tilda Swinton is in talks to portray The Ancient One.[16]
  • CONFIRMED: Chiwete Ejiofor will portray Baron Mordo[17]
  • Rachel McAdams is cast in a female lead role.[18]
  • CONFIRMED: Rachel McAdams' role is Christine Palmer.[19]
  • CONFIRMED: Mads Mikkelsen is Kaecilius.[20]
  • DEBUNKED: Mads Mikkelsen will portray Kaluu in the film.
  • DEBUNKED: Mads Mikkelsen will portray Dormammu.
  • DEBUNKED: Tom Hiddleston will reprise his role as Loki.[21]
  • DEBUNKED: Benjamin Bratt could play Dormammu.[22][23]


  • DEBUNKED: Dormammu and Baron Mordo will be the villains. (Dormammu appears)
  • CONFIRMED: The Ancient One, Cagliostro, Azrael, Jade Claw, Wong, Al- Faisal and Talo will appear as allies to Doctor Strange.[24] (only The Ancient One and Wong appears)
  • DEBUNKED: Baron Mordo will be the film's main antagonist.
  • DEBUNKED: Clea will be Strange's love interest.
  • DEBUNKED: Daniel Brühl may have the opinion of his character from Civil War being a major villain in the film, with his character rumored to be Baron Zemo or Baron Mordo.[25]
  • DEBUNKED: Dormammu will be referenced ala Thanos.[14][15]
  • DEBUNKED: Scarlet Witch will appear as an apprentice to Strange and will appear in future sequels of the franchise.[14][15]
  • DEBUNKED: Umar will appear.[14][15]
  • DEBUNKED: Dorrmammu will be the film's main antagonist.
  • DEBUNKED: Death will appear.[26]
  • DEBUNKED: Baron Mordo will be the film's villain while Dormammu is foreshadowed in the post credits scene.
  • DEBUNKED: Eternity will appear.
  • DEBUNKED: The Sons of Satannish are the film's main antagonists.
  • DEBUNKED: Kaluu will be the main antagonist of the film.
  • COMFIRMED: Jericho Drumm/Brother Voodoo and Tina Minoru will appear.[27]


  • CONFIRMED: Strange will encounter the Ancient One, Dormammu and Jade.
  • DEBUNKED: The film will set before or during Phase 1.[28]
  • CONFIRMED: The film will revolve around paranormal/supernatural entities.
  • DEBUNKED: The film will not be an origin story.[29][30]
  • CONFIRMED: The film will use the Lords of Shamballa storyline.[31]
  • CONFIRMED: One of the Infinity Stones may appear, possibly the Time or Soul Stone.[14][15]
  • CONFIRMED: Strange will rock his traditional blue outfit, complete with a red cape. He will also be wearing a vest of some sorts, but largely, Marvel will be going with Strange's classic look, which should be a relief to fans. The general look and aesthetics of the film are apparently on a whole other level visually, with things like astral projection and levitation being used a lot.[32]
  • CONFIRMED: Much of the action will also reportedly take place 'between dimensions' and feature 'Inception-like visuals', which sounds promising.[32]
  • DEBUNKED: Dormammu will also apparently be leading the Mindless Ones, rocky humanoid creatures who have repeatedly been used by 'door-mouse guy' against Strange. [32]
  • DEBUNKED: The Quantum realm from Ant-Man will be seen again.
  • DEBUNKED: Much like Journey into Mystery, Tales to Astonish and Tales of Suspense were reference, the film may reference the comic series Strange Tales.
  • DEBUNKED: Dormammu will appear in a mid-credits scene.
  • SPOILERS: Thor appears in a mid-credits scene.[33]


  • CONFIRMED: Walt Disney Pictures will make the film.
  • CONFIRMED: Marvel and Disney thought about making 10 minute short films which introduce secondary characters like Black Panther, Luke Cage, Dr. Strange, etc.
  • CONFIRMED: Marvel has hired Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer as screenwriters for Doctor Strange.
  • DEBUNKED: Details about the film will be announced at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con.
  • CONFIRMED: Filming will begin in Fall.[34]
  • CONFIRMED: Christopher Young may work on the music for the film. [35]


  2. EDGAR RAMIREZ IS TALKING WITH DOCTOR STRANGE TEAM ABOUT A ROLE The actor next appears in Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson's Deliver Us From Evil.
  3. Edgar Ramirez Says He's Taking Potential Role In 'Dr. Strange' Plus 2 Clips From 'Deliver Us From Evil'
  5. Daniel Radcliffe interviewed by Edith Bowman
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  9. Thanos: Josh Brolin Booked For Marvel in 2016 and 2017
  10. EXCLUSIVE: The 3 Contenders For The Ancient One In Marvel's Doctor Strange
  11. [4]
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  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 14.3 14.4 14.5 14.6 14.7 14.8 REDDIT RUMOR: Doctor Strange Cast Possibly Revealed, Future Plans for Scarlet Witch?
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 15.3 15.4 15.5 15.6 15.7 15.8 Doctor Strange info
  16. Tilda Swinton in Talks to Join Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' (Exclusive)
  18. HOT RUMOR: Rachel McAdams Gets Offered Female Lead In Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'
  19. Hot Rumor: Rachel McAdams' 'Doctor Strange' Role Revealed
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  24. EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Strange HEROES likely to appear in possible movie
  25. ‘Captain America 3′: Daniel Bruhl to Play Villain
  26. [11]
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  29. Marvel: No More Origin Stories, Starting With 'Doctor Strange'
  30. Meet The Movie Press #3: Devin Faraci from BadAssDigest
  31. [13]
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Exclusive: Spoilery MCU details on Civil War, Doctor Strange, Ant-Man & more
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