Mads Mikkelsen confirmed for new Marvel film – The Post

Mads Mikkelsen confirmed for new Marvel film

Dane moving on strong from ‘Hannibal’ series

Mikkelsen has gaffled yet another Hollywood role (photo: Hannibal)
November 25th, 2015 11:25 am| by Christian W

First Disney confirmed that Mikkelsen snagged a role in ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’, a spin-off from the main nine-film series that will continue with its seventh movie, ‘The Force Awakens’, next month.

And now he was been confirmed as landing a role as one of the villains in Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ opposite Benedict Cumberbatch.

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Premiere in Nov 2016
As well as Cumberbatch in the starring role as the neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer Stephen Vincent Strange, the cast includes Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton and Chiwetel Ejiofor, while Scott Derrickson will occupy the director’s seat.

The film, which is based on the Marvel comic ‘Doctor Strange’ from 1963, is expected to open in Denmark on 2 November 2016.