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Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Hardy to Star in Marvel's Doctor Strange

  | June 08, 2014 12:51 IST (Los Angeles)
Bane. Dark Knight

Benedict is famous for playing Sherlock on British TV series, while Tom has played Batman villain Bane in Christopher Nolan?s Dark Knight Rises

The film is in line for Marvel's 'Phase Three' (a sequence of releases), which will also include Ant-Man, Captain America 3 and alleged Thor 3 and Black Panther movies

Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy are set to star in Marvel's Doctor Strange movie adaptation.
The actors are on the producer's early wish lists, although it's unclear what roles they're being lined up for, according to Deadline. (Also Read: Tom was the Frontrunner for Terminator 5)
It was recently announced that Scott Derrickson will be directing the film, news he confirmed on Twitter earlier this week.
Scott Derrickson's previous credits include Sinister and The Exorcism of Emily Rose.
Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige recently said that the film will show the supernatural side of the Marvel universe.
"There's a whole other side to the Marvel universe, which is the supernatural side. We haven't done anything that mind-trippy yet and for me, Doctor Strange is our doorway into that," he said.
The film is in line for Marvel's 'Phase Three' (a sequence of releases), which will also include Ant-Man, Captain America 3 and alleged Thor 3 and Black Panther movies.

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