Marvel has announced that their upcoming Doctor Strange movie has begun production. The movie is scheduled to star Benedict Cumberbatch as Stephen Strange, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo, Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg, Mads Mikkelsen, and Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One. The film, which opens in U.S. theaters on November 4, 2016, is directed by Scott Derrickson (Sinister, The Exorcism of Emily Rose). The film will be shot in several locations around the world, including London, New York, Hong Kong and Kathmandu, Nepal. We have some plot information from the press release:
Doctor Strange follows the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accident, discovers the hidden world of magic and alternate dimensions. Doctor Strange is the latest film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Phase 3's goal - over the course of four years and nine films - is to introduce audiences to new heroes and continue the adventures of fan favorites.