Benedict Cumberbatch Makes His First Comments on Doctor Strange

During an interview in support of The Imitation Game at the 2014 British Independent Film Awards, Benedict Cumberbatch made his first public comments about his role in Marvel's Doctor Strange since the part was officially confirmed this week.

"Really excited, you know?" He said when asked how he felt about the job. "There's a lot of work to be done and I'm just at the beginning so I don't want to talk much about it, but it's a thrilling gig to get."

You can check out the full interview, wherein he told Hey U Guys about his experiences with Imitation Game and keeping his feet on the ground in spite of his success, below:

The Imitation Game is in theaters now. Doctor Strange is due in theaters on November 4, 2016.