From the House of Ideas themselves... It is FINALLY OFFICIAL.
Benedict Cumberbatch, aka Sherlock Holmes from Sherlock, Khan from Star Trek Into Darkness, and the voice of Smaug the Dragon in The Hobbit movies... IS your new Doctor Strange!
Announced by Marvel.com and reported by Comic Book.com, this finally confirms the longstanding rumors and reports that the English actor was in talks to play the part.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe movie, to be directed by Scott Derrickson, hits on November 6, 2016!