Doctor Strange has been filming for a few weeks now, but Marvel Studios made it official today with a press release.
The announcement contains the full cast for the film.
Marvel Studios announced today that production has begun on “Doctor Strange,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, and Michael Stuhlbarg with Mads Mikkelsen and Tilda Swinton. The film, which opens in U.S. theaters on November 4, 2016, is directed by Scott Derrickson. The film will be shot in several locations around the world, including London, New York, Hong Kong and Kathmandu, Nepal.
“Doctor Strange” follows the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.
“Doctor Strange” is the latest film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Phase 3’s goal—over the course of four years and nine films—is to introduce audiences to new heroes and continue the adventures of fan favorites.