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Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch Eyed for 'Dr. Strange'

June 8, 2014 (2:27 pm) GMT
A list of candidates for the lead character in Stephen Strange movie gets longer, after previously having Jared Leto in the mix.
Tom Hardy and Benedict Cumberbatch Eyed for 'Dr. Strange'

Two more contenders reported to portray the lead role in Marvel's new superhero movie "Dr. Strange" are revealed. After 's name is mentioned, now Deadline reports that British stars and are added to the mix.

Scott Derrickson ("", "") is confirmed to direct the comic book adaptation, with the script by Thomas Dean Donnelly and Joshua Oppenheimer. The story revolves around Stephen Strange who, unlike many other superheroes who gained their powers from super serum, gamma radiations or their alien roots, got his from mystical origins.

The arrogant and selfish surgeon seeks a conventional healing in Tibet after his hands were damaged in a car accident. He then becomes a Sorcerer Supreme a.k.a. Marvel Universe's greatest protector against magical peril.

Hardy last starred in "". His next films include "" and starrer "". Meanwhile, Cumberbatch is attached to Alan Turing biopic "", "", and "".

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