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CBMB: Golden Globe Nominee Stuhlbarg Joins Marvel’s Dr. Strange

By Muuka Muyumba

Michael Stuhlbarg (Boardwalk Empire, A Most Serious Man) is in talks to join Marvel’s Dr. Strange, according to reports from The Hollywood Reporter. Scott Derrickson is set to direct Marvel’s first foray into the mystic realm as production ramps up for

CBMB: Rachel McAdams Signs on to Star in Dr. Strange

By Muuka Muyumba

Always a highly sought-after acting commodity, Rachel McAdams has signed on to star in the Dr. Strange role after much speculation on her involvement. McAdams is best known for her breakout roles in The Notebook and Mean Girls, but is

CBMB: Marvel Eyeing Mads Mikkelsen for a Villain in Dr. Strange

By Muuka Muyumba

Reports are that Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale) is in early discussion with Marvel to play one of the villains in Marvel’s Dr. Strange. Sources tell Variety that no offer has been delivered, but one is coming soon though Marvel has no

CBMB: Chiwetel Ejiofor to Play Baron Mordo in Dr. Strange 

By Muuka Muyumba

Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor has reportedly signed on to play opposite fellow Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming Marvel journey into mysticism Dr. Strange. Baron Karl Amadeus Mordo was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, he first appeared in

CBMB: Tilda Swinton is Talks with Marvel to Play The Ancient One in Dr. Strange

By Muuka Muyumba

Oscar-winner Tilda Swinton is in talks to join Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel’s Dr. Strange, according to reports from The Hollywood Reporter’s Heat Vision blog.  The Ancient One is Strange’s mentor and trains pupils to be the next sorcerer supreme. In

CBMB: Benedict Cumberbatch Fields Some Questions (Sort of) About Dr. Strange

By Muuka Muyumba

Benedict Cumberbatch Fields Some Questions (Sort of) About Dr. Strange MTV’s intrepid interviewer Josh Horowitz spoke with Oscar-nominee Benedict Cumberbatch about this whirlwind of a year since starring in The Imitation Game, leading into a question about his involvement in

CBMB: Ejiofor Nears Role in Dr. Strange

CBMB: Dr. Strange Sighted in Downtown London

By Muuka Muyumba

Oscar-nominated actor Chiwetel Ejiofor is nearing a deal for a key role alongside his 12 Years a Slave co-star, and fellow Oscar nominee, Benedict Cumberbatch in Marvel’s Doctor Strange, according to multiple individuals familiar with the project have told The Wrap.

CBMB: Marvel Confirms Cumberbatch to Play Dr. Strange

By Muuka Muyumba

Marvel confirmed today that Benedict Cumberbatch will play Dr. Strange in the scheduled film set to hit theaters November 4, 2016. The film, directed by Scott Derrickson with Jon Spaihts writing the screenplay, will follow the story of neurosurgeon Doctor

Marvel Surprised Nobody by Casting Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, And That’s a Good Thing.


It seems that Hydra, fresh off of their victorious exposure of the trailer for Age of Ultron, has reared yet another of its many heads. The Internet erupted today over the leaking of the announcement that actor Benedict Cumberbatch would

CBMB: Cumberbatch Tapped to Play Dr. Strange!

By Muuka Muyumba

Marvel has finally found its Doctor Strange, and Deadline is reporting that its Benedict Cumberbatch. Marvel is gearing up its marketing push for Avengers: Age of Ultron, and has recently sent e-mails to several films bloggers to attend a special

CBMB: Marvel Continues to Look to Fill Dr. Strange’s Cape

By Muuka Muyumba

The Wrap is reporting Marvel continues to narrow their list for the titular character of Scott Derrickson‘s Dr. Strange. The film has an expected release date of July 8, 2016, but has yet to fill out the lead role for

CBMB: Dr. Strange Will Not be an Origin Story

By Muuka Muyumba

“So, for Dr. Strange they’ve had a script in-house forever. It is a pretty standard origin story for Doctor Strange. It’s got Baron Mordo as the bad guy. That’s all gone. Marvel’s new thing is no more origin stories. So,

S7AR WARS NEWS: Was Gwendoline Christie’s Role Gender-Swapped?

By Muuka Muyumba

(MILD SPOILERS) Badass Digest is speculating, based on reliable sources, that Gwendoline Christie‘s role in Star Wars: Episode VII was originally meant for a male actor, likely Benedict Cumberbatch. Badass creator/editor Devin Faraci reasons that because he believes (1) Christie

CBMB: Edgar Ramirez Up for a Role in Doctor Strange

By Muuka Muyumba

Reports are that Edgar Ramirez (Wrath of the Titans, Zero Dark Thirty, and The Bourne Ultimatum) is in consideration for a role in Dr. Strange. Ramirez spoke with IGN and said that he had been in talks about a potential role in director