Marvel’s Doctor Strange movie will be hitting the cinema on 27th October 2016 and I believe most of the Marvel SuperHeroes fans already can’t wait for the movie to be released. So, who is Dr. Strange actually? Is he really strange? or maybe the strange come from his ability? Let’s find out without any spoilers revealed because we hate spoilers.
Who is Doctor Strange?
Doctor Strange actually is the main character name, Dr. Stephen Vincent Strange. Doctor Strange is his last name with his title as a surgeon or more specifically, a neurosurgeon. The fictional superhero character is created by artist, Steve Ditko. Doctor Strange serves as the Sorcerer Supreme, the primary protector of Earth against magical and mystical threats. Doctor Strange will played by Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game) and there will few more well-known casts such as Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo, Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer, Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One and many more. Check it out the TV Spot trailer!
Interesting Facts About Doctor Strange
- Doctor Strange was first appeared in Marvel Comics under the series of Strange Tales #110 (cover-dated July 1963).
- In 2012, Doctor Strange was ranked 83rd in Wizard’s “200 Greatest Comic Book Characters of All Time” list, and 33rd in IGN’s list of “The Top 50 Avengers”.
- Peter Hooten starred as Doctor Strange in the live-action TV movie Dr. Strange, which premiered on September 6, 1978.
- Cumberbatch will be play his role as Doctor Strange in the upcoming Blockbuster, Avengers: Infinity War.
Marvel’s Doctor Strange Interview featuring Cumberbatch
Doctor Strange Abilities as Sorcerer Supreme
Doctor Strange is a magician who has the ability to harness the powers from mystical entities such as Agamotto, Cyttorak, Ikonn, Oshtur, Raggadorr, and Watoomb, who lend their energies for spells. Doctor Strange also is well trained in several martial arts disciplines and has a high expertise of using weapons such as swords and axes.
Besides having spells, Doctor Strange also wields mystical artifacts including the Cloak of Levitation which make him to able fly, the Eye of Agamotto, an amulet whose light is used to repel evil magic, the Book of the Vishanti. a grimoire which contains knowledge of white magic and the Orb of Agamotto, a crystal ball which is used for clairvoyance.
Marvel’s Doctor Strange Gallery
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