Los Angeles: Marvel Studios has released the first teaser trailer for 'Doctor Strange', bringing Stan Lee and Steve Ditko's self-styled Sorcerer Supreme to the big screen for the first time, with Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role.
The feature offers an existential edge with the story of a surgeon who finds a new purpose in life, and a grander cosmic destiny, following a traumatic accident, said The Hollywood Reporter.
It provides a new dimension to Marvel's line-up, breaking from the straight-ahead super heroics of Captain America, Iron Man and The Avengers.
Also starring in the Scott Derrickson-directed film are Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Mads Mikkelsen. The movie will be released in the US on November 4.
The trailer debuted on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live as part of the show's Marvel Week, which kicked off with 'Captain America: Civil War' stars Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Paul Rudd and Anthony Mackie.