The first glimpses of Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange have emerged thanks to various Twitter users, who spotted filming for the upcoming Marvel superhero flick taking place on the streets of Kathmandu, Nepal.

First Pictures Of Benedict Cumberbatch As Doctor Strange Emerge

The images feature an uncharacteristically shaggy Cumberbatch and, according to, likely depict the Doctor in an origin phase.

Check out the images below.

The film marks the usually clean cut Cumberbatch’s first foray into superhero territory and also stars Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen, Tilda Swinton and Michael Stuhlbarg.

Leading the project is Sinister director, Scott Derickson, working toward a November 4, 2016 release date.

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