Jimmy Kimmel debuted the exclusive trailer for Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ on his talk show Tuesday night. It’s our first look at Benedict Cumberbatch in action as ‘Doctor Strange.’ Marvel also dropped a teaser poster in advance of the trailer debut.
Doctor Strange is the fourteenth film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Scott Derrickson with a screenplay by Jon Spaihts and C. Robert Cargill, and stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen, and Tilda Swinton.
ABOUT THE FILM: In Doctor Strange, surgeon Stephen Strange learns from the Ancient One after a career-ending car accident.Various incarnations of a Doctor Strange film have been in development since the mid-1980s until Paramount Pictures acquired the film rights in April 2005 on behalf of Marvel Studios. Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer were brought on board in June 2010 to write a screenplay. In June 2014, Derrickson was hired to direct the film. Cumberbatch was chosen for the eponymous role in December 2014, and at the same time, Spaihts was confirmed to be rewriting the script. A year later, Cargill revealed he worked on the script. The film began principal photography in November 2015 in Nepal before moving to the United Kingdom and concluded in New York City in April 2016.