Marvel’s Doctor Strange is set to land in cinemas on July 8th, 2016.
Screen reports that a tentative shoot date has been mooted for May 2015 with Marvel Studios in advanced negotiations to shoot the film in the UK at Pinewood-Shepperton.
Sinister’s Scott Derrickson is directing the film which follows Stephen Strange, a former neurosurgeon who had to leave the profession after a car accident damaged his hands. In his most desperate moment, he meets the mysterious Ancient One, who helps transform Strange into a powerful practicing sorcerer.
Joaquin Phoenix is rumoured to up for the lead role.
Marvel’s Kevin Feige first confirmed a Doctor Strange movie was in the pipeline last year.