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Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' starts production

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MANILA, Philippines – Marvel Studios announced Thursday that production has begun on “Doctor Strange,” starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams and Michael Stuhlbarg with Mads Mikkelsen and Academy Award winner Tilda Swinton.

The film, which opens in Philippine theaters on Nov. 4, 2016, is directed by Scott Derrickson. The film will be shot in several locations around the world, including London, New York, Hong Kong and Kathmandu, Nepal.

“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.

The film is produced by Kevin Feige with Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Charles Newirth, Stephen Broussard and Stan Lee serving as executive producers.

Director Scott Derrickson’s creative team also includes director of photography Ben Davis, B.S.C; production designer Charles Wood; costume designer Alexandra Byrne; editors Wyatt Smith and Sabrina Plisco, ACE; and visuals effects supervisor Stephane Ceretti.

Marvel's “Doctor Strange will be distributed in the Philippines by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures through Columbia Pictures.

ACIRC

ALEXANDRA BYRNE

BEN DAVIS

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

CHARLES NEWIRTH

CHARLES WOOD

CHIWETEL EJIOFOR

COLUMBIA PICTURES

DIRECTOR SCOTT DERRICKSON

DOCTOR STEPHEN STRANGE

DOCTOR STRANGE

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