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Rumors about Doctor Strange.


  • Johnny Depp could play Doctor Strange.
  • Jim Caviezel is up to play Doctor Strange.
  • Patrick Dempsey is in the running for Doctor Strange.[1][2]
  • Nestor Carbonell and Skeet Ulrich are on Marvel's wishlist actors to played Doctor Strange.[3]
  • CONFIRMED: Corey Stoll is interested in playing the character. [4]
  • Hugh Laurie was one of the Marvel's choices for Doctor Strange, but felt it would seem to much like "House becoming a Magician."
  • Marvel is eyeing Iron Man 2 writer Justin Theroux for Doctor Strange. [5]
  • The studio are interested in Joseph Gordon-Levitt for Doctor Strange. [6]
  • Jon Hamm will play the title character.[7]
  • Mads Mikkelsen is being considered for the part Doctor Strange.[8]
  • Fans are starting a petition to get Aidan Gillen for the part of Doctor Strange.[9]
  • Edgar Ramirez is taking about doing the film.[10][11]
  • Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play Doctor Strange.


  • Dormammu and Baron Mordo will be the villains portrayed by Ron Perlman and John Rhys-Davies[12]
  • The Ancient One, Cagliostro, Azrael, Jade Claw, Wong, Al- Faisal and Talo will appear as allies to Doctor Strange.[13]
  • Baron Mordo will be the film's main antagonist.


  • Strange will encounter the Ancient One, Dormammu and Jade.
  • The film will set before or during Phase 1.[14]
  • The film will revolve around paranormal/supernatural entities.


  • Walt Disney Pictures will make the film.
  • Marvel and Disney thought about making 10 minute short films which introduce secondary characters like Black Panther, Luke Cage, Dr. Strange, etc.
  • Marvel has hired Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer as screenwriters for Doctor Strange.
  • Details about the film will be announced at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con.
  • Filming will begin in Fall.[15]
  • The film is the July 8, 2016 Marvel film.[16]


  1. Will Patrick Dempsey Play Doctor Strange?
  2. Patrick Dempsey is ready for Marvel magic: ‘I’d love to play Doctor Strange’
  3. RUMOR: Major Doctor Strange Details!
  4. IAR Exclusive Interview: Corey Stoll Talks 'Midnight in Paris', Hemingway, and Superheroes
  6. Comic-Con 2013: EXCLUSIVE! We Know Who Marvel Wants As ‘Doctor Strange’!
  7. EXCLUSIVE: Jon Hamm Will Play DOCTOR STRANGE For Marvel Studios
  8. Marvel’s Supposed Shortlist Of Doctor Strange Directors Shines Some Light On A Recent Casting Rumour
  9. [1]
  10. 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.
  11. Edgar Ramirez Says He's Taking Potential Role In 'Dr. Strange' Plus 2 Clips From 'Deliver Us From Evil'
  12. villains for several marvel products might be out
  13. EXCLUSIVE: Dr. Strange HEROES likely to appear in possible movie
  15. [2]
  16. [3]

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