Benedict Cumberbatch reportedly set to star as Dr. Strange #DoctorStrange

69th Annual Golden Globe Awards - ArrivalsAfter being a villain in one blockbuster, Benedict Cumberbatch is reportedly closing in on a deal that will land him a house call as Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange.

Variety is reporting that Cumberbatch (“Star Trek Into Darkness“) is in final talks for a multi-picture deal for the studio, which has a “huge” announcement set for tomorrow at Disney’s El Capitan Theater.doctor_strange2

While no official date is set for the film, it’s believed to be the new franchise set for 2016 similar to how Marvel Studios paired newcomer “Guardians of the Galaxy” with a familiar property with “Captain America: The Winter Soldier.”