Doctor Strange Reportedly On Course To Hit Blu-Ray Late Next Month

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If a now-pulled Best Buy listing is to be believed, Marvel’s Doctor Strange could be making its way to Blu-ray and DVD sooner than expected.

First spotted by ComicBook.com, the high-street retailer had Scott Derrickson’s standalone pic earmarked for February 28, 2017, indicating that the Sorcerer Supreme is on course to swoop onto home video late next month. It’ll reportedly be priced at $29.99 for the 2D version, while the premium 3D Blu-ray Steelbook is expected to cost $34.99. Neither Marvel nor Disney has announced anything official at the time of writing, which does call this purported date into question. Nevertheless, we’ll keep you updated if and when the studios zero in on the ETA of Doctor Strange‘s Blu-ray and DVD launch.

After going on to become Marvel’s most successful standalone origins story ($657 million worldwide), 2017 is shaping up to be another exciting year for fans of all things Strange. Come November, Benedict Cumberbatch will be donning the Eye of Agamotto once more for Thor: Ragnarok, after it was confirmed that the British thesp would hold a small cameo role in Taika Waititi’s galactic threequel. That ought to act as a nice primer for Strange’s appearance in Avengers: Infinity War, too, given Marvel has previously confirmed that Cumberbatch’s dashing magician will be rubbing shoulders with the remaining members of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes come 2018.

Circling back to Doctor Strange, though, February 28, 2017 remains the tentative target for the film’s Blu-ray release date, but we’ll keep you informed as more information comes to light. Thor: Ragnarok, meanwhile, is penciled in for November 3, 2017 and stars Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Mark Ruffalo, Karl Urban, Anthony Hopkins, Jeff Goldblum, Cate Blanchett and Creed breakout Tessa Thompson.

Source: Comic Book

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