The upcoming film will also star Chinwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo, Rachel McAdams as Michael Stuhlbarg, Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One.
Marvel Studios has officially announced that production has commenced on the upcoming movie "Doctor Strange."
The studio also confirmed the film's cast which includes Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role as Dr Strange.
Other confirmed cast include Mads Mikkelsen, Scott Adkins and Amy Lamdecker.
Set to hit theatres November 4, 2016, "Doctor Strange" is scripted by Jon Spaihts, and directed by Scott Derrickson.
"After his career is destroyed, a brilliant but arrogant surgeon gets a new lease on life when a sorcerer takes him under his wing and trains him to defend the world against evil."
Produced by Kevin Feige, Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Charles Newirth, Stephen Broussard and Stan Lee serving as executive producers.