WHO’S IN IT?
Benedict Cumberbatch (The Imitation Game), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years A Slave), Rachel McAdams (Spotlight), Benedict Wong (The Martian), Michael Stuhlbarg (Steve Jobs), Benjamin Bratt (Miss Congeniality), Scott Adkins (The Expendables 2), Mads Mikkelsen (Casino Royale), Tilda Swinton (A Bigger Splash), Amy Landecker (A Serious Man), Zara Phythian (The Hike)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose), director, writer; C. Robert Cargill (Sinister), writer; Kevin Feige (Captain America: Civil War), producer; Michael Giacchino (Up), composer; Ben Davis (Guardians of the Galaxy), cinematographer; Sabrina Plisco (Charlotte’s Web) and Wyatt Smith (Thor: The Dark World), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch), a talented but arrogant neurosurgeon, is involved in a horrific car accident that removes the use of his hands, thus destroying his career. Whilst travelling the world as part of a self-healing journey, he comes across a mysterious order that can control several differing realities using magic. He is placed under the tutelage of The Ancient One (Swinton), who teaches Strange how to manipulate these realms and become a hero when the world needs saving…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Marvel’s cinematic journey towards the Infinity War continues with an introduction to one of the most mystical heroes they have to offer, as well as a side to the MCU that hasn’t been looked at in quite as much detail before.