Newswire: Mads Mikkelsen might play a villain in Doctor Strange

Earlier this summer, we reported that Chiwetel Ejiofor had signed on to Marvel’s Doctor Strange to play Baron Mordo, the film’s ostensible villain. According to a new report from Variety, though, he might not be the only looking to antagonize Benedict Cumberbatch’s Strange and his mentor, Tilda Swinton’s Ancient One. That’s because Hannibal‘s Mads Mikkelsen is apparently “in early talks to play one of the villains” in the film, which is particularly interesting for two reasons: First, Mads Mikkelsen is a dreamboat, especially if your idea of a “dreamboat” is the tunnel scene from Willy Wonka. Second, Variety won’t say who Mikkelsen might be playing, just that he’d be a bad guy, which means we get to show off our comic book knowledge and make some guesses.

In the comics, Doctor Strange doesn’t have many famous adversaries, with the list basically …

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