Posted by: Matt McGloin
/ 1 year 24 weeks ago

Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch Wanted As Doctor Strange



With Scott Derrickson recently announced as the director on Doctor Strange, who will play the Sorcerer Supreme?

According to Deadline, on the Marvel Studios wish list is Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch.

Jared Leto has also been rumored.


Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer are on the script.

Tom Hardy recently played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises and stars in the upcoming Mad Max, with Benedict Cumberbatch starring in Star Trek Into Darkness and The Hobbit films.

No plot details have been mentioned for Doctor Strange, but the character was referenced in Captain America 2 (below).