Special Screening Of Columbia Pictures' "ALOHA" - ArrivalsFresh off her stint on HBO drama "True Detective," actress Rachel McAdams may have lined up another high-profile role.

According to Heroic Hollywood, McAdams has been offered the female lead in Marvel's "Doctor Strange," opposite titular star Benedict Cumberbatch. The site notes that this is just a rumor for now, and we'll stress that again: Nothing is confirmed until McAdams, Marvel, or both says anything about it. (Though Heroic Hollywood also notes that Comic-Con is coming up, and that may be a good time for Marvel to make such an announcement.)

As for just who that "female lead" may be, that's also up in the air, though Screen Crush has provided a bit of background about some of the players from the "Doctor Strange" comics. The site writes:

[A]ssuming [the character is] a love interest, it could be either Morgana Blessing or Clea. Blessing is a writer who lives in Soho, not far from Strange's office, and is a writer specializing in the occult. She asked Strange to participate in research for her new book and they fell in love. Clea is the daughter of Prince Orini of the Dark Dimension and has aided Strange in many battles against Dormammu (who is actually her half-brother).

We'll have to wait and see if this rumor pans out, but based on the film's impressive ensemble so far (Tilda Swinton co-stars, and Chiwetel Ejiofor is reportedly also in the mix for a role), it seems McAdams would be another interesting addition. Stay tuned.

"Doctor Strange" is due in theaters on November 4, 2016.

[via: Heroic Hollywood, h/t Screen Crush]

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