See Benedict Cumberbatch's Doctor Strange Take the Streets of Manhattan and Beg for a Meme

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Filming for Doctor Strange has been underway in New York City, and photographers got a really good glimpse of Benedict Cumberbatch and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Doctor Strange and Baron Mordo!


The first images that we had of the pair was back in February, but this is our best look yet, and they look fantastic. Hopefully, we’ll be getting a trailer for this soon. (Captain America: Civil War, maybe?)

Here’s what he looks like:


Some of these are just calling out for meme treatment. Make it so, internet.

Doctor Strange is scheduled for release on November 4, 2016.


Andrew Liptak is the former Weekend editor of io9/Gizmodo. He is the co-editor of War Stories: New Military Science Fiction and hails from Vermont.

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I always found it interesting how the geography of DC and Marvel is so different. DC happily uses fictional cities, while Marvel, at least when it comes to the USA, maintains real world locations (with a weirdly disproportionate number of heroes operating in NYC). Any thoughts as to why this is?