Rachel McAdams to join Cumberbatch in ‘Doctor Strange’

LOS ANGELES: ‘The Notebook’ star Rachel McAdams is set to join Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming installment of Marvel Studios’ superhero film “Doctor Strange”.


The film tells the story of neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer Stephen Strange, played by Cumberbatch, 39, however, the 36-year-old “Midnight in Paris” actress’ role is yet to be revealed.

“Doctor Strange” is directed by Scott Derrickson, of “Sinister” fame.

McAdams joins the cast which includes Tilda Swinton as Strange’s mentor, the Ancient One, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as the villainous Baron Mordo.

The actress was recently seen in the romantic comedy “Aloha”, the boxing drama “Southpaw” and the second season of HBO’s “True Detective”.

McAdams will be next seen in the upcoming fact-based drama “Spotlight”.

“Doctor Strange” is scheduled to release on November 4, 2016.