Benedict Cumberbatch Becomes a Sorcerer in the Doctor Strange Teaser

By Maryann Yin 

Marvel has unleashed the first teaser for Doctor Strange. The video embedded above offers glimpses of Benedict Cumberbatch playing the titular superhero.

Variety reports that other cast members include Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo, Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One, and Benedict Wong as Wong. This movie will hit theaters on November 4.

Here’s more from Deadline: “Doctor Strange was hatched by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko during that Marvel Comics heyday of the early 1960’s. He’s a neurosurgeon who becomes Sorcerer Supreme, protecting Earth against magical and mystical threats with powers of sorcery, mysticism, and martial arts.” (via The Verge)