John Textor reports that along with the release of other Marvel characters to the big and small screen is Doctor Strange. He is actually going to be a member of The Avengers team at some point in the series. Marvel has many different sides to the universe. WithGuardians of the Galaxy, the cosmic side has opened up. Now, Doctor Strange is looking to introduce people to the magic side with sorcery. There are a few actors that are rumored for the part. One of the actors rumored is Benedict Cumberbatch who has played in numerous roles in different projects such as Star Trek: Into Darkness, and 12 Years a Slave.
Scott Derrickson has shared a lot of fan art featuring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Marvel Character. Among the artwork presented, some of them show the actor with Doctor Strange facial hair. Another piece of artwork shows a clean shaven Cumberbatch in costume. There are plenty of others to look at as well.
The Doctor Strange film is scheduled to be released on November 4, 2016.