According to an Austrailian Newspaper livenews, he is. This is one big rumor right now but at least it isn't a rumor about Batman 3. I think Bale would be an awesome Dr. Strange! Here is the thing, Marvel doesn't have a script for it it's not even a movie that has been officially announced. Sure! They've talked about it, but that doesn't make it offical. I am sure the movie will get made but it is way to early to start with casting rumors.
Christian Bale is set to play another superhero.
The actor - who has played Batman in both ‘Batman Begins' and ‘The Dark Knight' - is said to be the number one choice to play Dr. Strange in movie studio Marvel's latest comic book adaptation.
A source said: "Christian is hot property right now, courtesy of Batman.
"Doctor Strange is a very different kind of hero to Batman and it's felt Christian is the sort of actor who can make the part work on screen.
"It is understood a deal could be struck in the coming weeks."
The Welsh-born star "tops the list" of movie bosses to portray Dr. Strange, a former surgeon who becomes a powerful sorcerer after a car accident leaves him unable to perform operations.
I guess we will find out in the coming weeks if this rumor turns out to be true, but don't hold your breath.