Rachel McAdams for Marvel's Doctor Strange?

  • Bang Showbiz
  • 28 July 2015
Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams is believed to be eyeing up a role in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange', although she hasn't confirmed anything yet

Rachel McAdams hasn't ruled out starring in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'.

The 'Southpaw' actress has a tight schedule, but hinted "it's still super-early days" with regards to playing the female lead in the film, which she would star alongside British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, if she agreed to take on the part.

She told the LA Times: "it's still super-early days, and I don't know where that's gonna go, if it's gonna go anywhere at all."

Marvel have had many top Hollywood actresses make their debut in the comic book world, including Natalie Portman in 'Thor' and Scarlett Johannson who plays Black Widow in 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'.

However, the blonde beauty doesn't believe in following suit when it comes to picking the films for her because she doesn't think it's "everything".

She added: "I try to shut out ideas about why you should do things. Trying to do good architecture and really designing a career? There's some attention to be paid to that, but I don't think it's everything."

The cast of 'Doctor Strange' includes the 'Sherlock' actor and 'Trainwreck's' Tilda Swinton and will begin filming in November.

Doctor Strange

  • 4 stars
  • 2016
  • US
  • 115 min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Scott Derrickson
  • Written by: Steve Ditko, Thomas Dean Donnelly, Joshua Oppenheimer, Jon Spaihts
  • Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams
  • UK release: 28 October 2016

When brilliant but arrogant neurosurgeon Stephen Strange (Cumberbatch) gets his hands mangled in a car crash, he visits Kathmandu to be reborn under the mystic tutelage of the Ancient One (Swinton). A blast: fresh performances from Cumberbatch and Swinton power a dynamic script with well-measured puns and even a little…

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