^^^Eric Balfour could play before Strange very well indeed. And to be truthful, unless Strange was given more personality since the early Seventies, after Strange really has more a strong jaw than a strong personality.
On second thought maybe they should think out of the box. Many physicians today are Asian. Sendhil Ramamurthy anyone? Or go modern Trek, with Garrett Wang?
Flexible casting means Morgan Freeman could play the Old One. That's gotta be a plus, right?