Jimmy Kimmel made good on his promise to deliver the first “Doctor Strange” trailer this week. The highly anticipated film, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role, will hit theaters this fall
The trailer first premiered on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live,’ it was then uploaded to YouTube quickly after for the internet to enjoy, In “Doctor Strange,” famous neurosurgeon Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) suffers career-ending injuries in a devastating car crash. Seeking help in the furthest reaches of the world, Strange uncovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions.
The studio entered production on “Doctor Strange” last year, announcing the official cast and getting fans excited for the upcoming Marvel installment. Joining Benedict Cumberbatch (“Black Mass,” “The Imitation Game”), Chiwetel Ejiofor (“12 Years a Slave,” “The Martian”) are Rachel McAdams (“Southpaw,” “Sherlock Holmes”) and Michael Stuhlbarg (“Steve Jobs,” “A Serious Man”).
Also featured in the film are Mads Mikkelsen (“Clash of the Titans,” “Casino Royale”) and Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton (“Michael Clayton,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel”).
The film was directed by Scott Derrickson (“Sinister,” “The Exorcism of Emily Rose”) and was shot in several locations around the world, including London, New York, Hong Kong and Kathmandu, Nepal.
“Doctor Strange” is the latest film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to Marvel, “Phase 3’s goal—over the course of four years and 10 films—is to introduce audiences to new heroes and continue the adventures of fan favorites.”
Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” is produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Charles Newirth, Stephen Broussard and Stan Lee serving as executive producers. The character is based on the Marvel comic character who first appeared in “Strange Tales” Issue #110 published in July 1963.
Director Scott Derrickson’s creative team also includes director of photography Ben Davis, B.S.C. (Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”); production designer Charles Wood (Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”); costume designer Alexandra Byrne (Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”); editors Wyatt Smith (“Into the Woods,” Marvel’s “Thor: The Dark World”) and Sabrina Plisco, ACE (“Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium,” “Charlotte’s Web”); and visuals effects supervisor Stephane Ceretti (Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy”).
Marvel’s “Doctor Strange” will release in theaters November 4, 2016.