Benedict Cumberbatch is rumoured to be returning as Doctor Strange in the next “Spider-Man” movie.

According to Deadline, Cumberbatch will film the next entry in the Tom Holland “Spider-Man” franchise before heading off to film the “Doctor Strange” sequel. He is speculated to take the mentor role in place of Robert Downey Jr.’s Iron Man in previous movies.

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Director Sam Raimi is said to be preparing for “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” currently.

Marvel and Sony have offered no comment.

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Jamie Foxx is also in talks to reprise his role as the villain Electro for the new film.