This one’s been rumored for some time but never confirmed until now.

Director Scott Derrickson (Sinister (2012), The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)) teased us with this post from his @scottderrickson Twitter account yesterday afternoon:

Since Derrickson is typically known for dark or horror films, it will be interesting to see what he brings to the table for the Doctor Strange film.

Marvel’s Cinematic Universe: Phase 3 is slated to begin July 17, 2015 with Ant-Man (provided that doesn’t get delayed).  Marvel is currently struggling to find someone to take over the reins after director Edgar Wright quit last week due to too many last-minute script changes.