Doctor Strange Attracts Enthusiastic Audiences in November

The latest Marvel Comic-based movie, Doctor Strange (2016), has drawn large enthusiastic audiences since the film opened in early November. The film stars British actor Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, a neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer. Co-stars include Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, and Chiwetel Ejiofor. Set in New York, Kathmandu, Hong Kong and London, the high budget $165 million film seems poised to continue to attract lucrative box office returns this fall. As of November 12th, the movie had earned some $365 million internationally and garnered the highest box office ratings in the USA for two weekends in a row.

 

Benedict Cumberbatch also plays a leading role in the hit British-based television series Sherlock Holmes, set to debut for its fourth season on January 1, 2017. Reportedly, the actor initially declined a part in Doctor Strange due to his television filming schedule, but eventually agreed to accept the lead after the movie production company agreed to adjust filming to accommodate his prior commitment to the BBC show. The popular television series sometimes completes only three episodes annually. Buzz about a possible sequel to Doctor Strange sometime in the future have already excited the enthusiasm of fans of the comic book series.

 

The director of Doctor Strange (2016), Scott Derrickson, initially faced criticism in the UK for his diversity-based casting decisions. He opted to replace The Ancient One, a stereotyped Asian man in the comic book series, with a White actress.

 

Benedict Cumberbatch Fans Await Doctor Strange

Fans of British television and film star Benedict Cumberbatch recently received news that the talented actor’s latest movie, Doctor Strange (2016), will arrive in movie theaters this autumn in time for Thanksgiving. In anticipation of the film’s release on November 4th, the studio recently unveiled another theatrical poster. It joins trailers of Doctor Strange (2016) in cinemas.

The poster appeared in advance of Comic-Con International 2016, scheduled to draw crowds of comic book enthusiasts later this month between July 21st and 24th. The promoters of Doctor Strange (2016) will reportedly appear at the event, much to the delight of fans of the classic comic book series.

Based upon a comic book character who abandons his career in medicine to pursue the life of an actual magician with incredible superpowers, Doctor Strange (2016) has already begun generating a buzz among film audiences. Star Benedict Cumberbatch also appears in the hit British television series, Sherlock, a cerebral drama-adventure mystery based on the concept of a modern Sherlock Holmes who solves murder mysteries in contemporary London. The television show helped make handsome Benedict Cumberbatch one of the most popular stars in the UK.

The talented British actor, who married shortly after accepting the role of Sherlock in the TV show, has also gained fans in the United States. He appeared a few years ago in the Star Trek franchise, playing the villain responsible for murdering young Captain Kirk’s mentor.