It has been rumored for a while that Rachel McAdams will be seen in the upcoming movie “Doctor Strange” and it’s now declared true officially. McAdams will be seen playing an important role in “Doctor Strange” opposite Benedict Cumberbatch.
Though the news is heard for weeks now, McAdams officially confirmed her part in the movie only on Monday. McAdams declared her role in “Doctor Strange” at the Toronto Film Festival during the promotion of her upcoming project “Spotlight,” according to Vanity Fair.
The “True Detective” and “Midnight in Paris” actress will soon be joining the Marvel Studios’ blockbuster cinematic universe crew. She will be playing the leading lady role in the upcoming movie. The role of the sorcerer Stephen Strange will be played by the renowned star Cumberbatch, reported Entertainment Weekly.
The film will be directed by “Sinister” and “The Day the Earth Stood Still” director Scott Derrickson. “She joins a cast including Tilda Swinton as Strange’s mentor, the Ancient One, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as the villainous Baron Mordo,” reports Entertainment Weekly.
McAdams kept herself busy lately with roles in boxing drama “Southpaw,” romantic comedy “Aloha” as well as drama series “Spotlight.” She was reportedly in discussion with Marvel regarding her role in “Doctor Strange” for a couple of months now, and for the first time on Monday, she has opened up about the movie that is expected to be released on Nov. 4, 2016.