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Benedict Cumberbatch set to return for Doctor Strange sequel

12 Dec 2018

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Marvel is working on a 'Doctor Strange' sequel. The studio has re-hired Scott Derrickson – who directed the original 'Doctor Strange' movie in 2016 – to helm the follow-up film, with Benedict Cumberbatch set to reprise the titular role in the…

Benedict Cumberbatch set for huge Marvel pay rise

19 Aug 2018

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Benedict Cumberbatch will receive £7.5 million for 'Doctor Strange 2'. The 42-year-old actor will reportedly see his pay increased by £5 million more than he received for the original Marvel CInematic Universe movie in 2016 for the upcoming sequel…

Benedict Cumberbatch is his own worst critic

22 Apr 2018

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Benedict Cumberbatch is his "own worst critic". The 'Doctor Strange' star admits he is critical of his own acting performances and says his criticism of himself is "sharper than anyone would ever suspect". Speaking about his role as Patrick…

Benedict Cumberbatch: No plans for second Doctor Strange

18 Mar 2018

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Benedict Cumberbatch says there are "no" plans for a second 'Doctor Strange' movie at present. The 41-year-old actor has starred as the primary protector of Earth against magical and mystical threats, Doctor Stephen Strange, in the current Marvel…

Joaquin Phoenix doesn't regret turning down MCU roles

8 Mar 2018

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Joaquin Phoenix doesn't regret turning down offers to star in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The 43-year-old actor was reportedly the first choice to replace Ed Horton as The Hulk in 'Avengers Assemble' but pass on the opportunity, but Marvel Studios…

Benedict Cumberbatch to Stop Time in new role

14 Mar 2017

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Benedict Cumberbatch is to star in upcoming film 'How to Stop Time'. Following his cosmic role in Marvel Cinematic Universe movie 'Doctor Strange', the 40-year-old actor is to stay in another sci-fi film. The movie is an adaptation of Matt Haig's…

Doctor Strange creator Jon Spaihts keen to pen sequel

23 Dec 2016

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'Doctor Strange' creator Jon Spaihts would be "delighted" to write a sequel. The 66-year-old screenwriter worked on the money-spinning Marvel movie, which is based on neurosurgeon-turned-sorcerer Stephen Strange, and has confirmed he wants to be…

Mads Mikkelsen: Villains aren't always dark

15 Dec 2016

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Mads Mikkelsen thinks villains aren't always dark characters. The 50-year-old actor has played a string of murderous psychopaths, such as Kaecilius in 'Doctor Strange,' super-villain Le Chiffe in 'Casino Royale' and cannibal doctor Hannibal Lecter in…

Doctor Strange becomes Marvel's biggest solo movie

28 Nov 2016

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'Doctor Strange' has become Marvel's biggest solo movie. The superhero film - which features Benedict Cumberbatch in the titular role - has grossed $616 million worldwide, surpassing 2008 movie Iron Man's $585 million, to become the studio's…

Benedict Cumberbatch: Being a dad helps my acting

5 Nov 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch thinks being a father has helped his career. The 'Doctor Strange' actor - who already has 16-month-old son Christopher with his wife Sophie Hunter, who is expecting their second child - admits his little boy is a huge source of…

Benedict Cumberbatch struggles saying 'sorcerer' in an American accent in Doctor Strange

3 Nov 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch struggled to say 'sorcerer' in an American accent in 'Doctor Strange'. The 40-year-old actor, who plays the lead role as the Marvel superhero Doctor Stephen Strange in the fantasy film, which sees him switch from his native…

Benedict Wong feels 'blessed' to go from comic fan to Doctor Strange star

29 Oct 2016

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Benedict Wong revealed he feels 'blessed' to star in the new 'Doctor Strange' movie. The 45-year-old British actor plays the character of Wong in Marvel's Phase 3 film Doctor Strange, alongside Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Michael Stuhlbarg…

Benedict Cumberbatch teases Doctor Strange will unite Avengers in Infinity War

27 Oct 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch has teased Doctor Strange will unite the divided Avengers in 'Avengers: Infinity War'. The 40-year-old star believes his character which he has just brought to life on the big screen in the eponymous movie will unify warring…

Benedict Cumberbatch: Doctor Strange got me fit for my family

26 Oct 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch used his role as 'Doctor Strange' to get in shape for his wife. The 40-year-old actor stars as the titular mystical superhero in the new Marvel movie and had to get in great shape for some bare-chested scenes. Cumberbatch…

Benedict Cumberbatch has stiff hips

25 Oct 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch has "pretty stiff hips." The 40-year-old actor portrays Dr. Stephen Strange in the forthcoming fantasy sci-fi film 'Doctor Strange' but has admitted he never expected to land the energetic superhero role because he really…

Rachel McAdams: 'Benedicts transformation into Strange is really extraordinary'

15 Oct 2016

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Rachel McAdams found Benedict Cumberbatch's transformation into Doctor Stephen Strange "really extraordinary". The 37-year-old actress, who plays the role of Doctor Christine Palmer in the fantasy film, has admitted she couldn't take her "eyes off…

Tilda Swinton praises Marvel Studios for diverse Doctor Strange film

5 Oct 2016

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Tilda Swinton has praised Marvel Studios for encouraging diversity by casting her in 'Doctor Strange'. The 55-year-old actress portrays The Ancient One in the superhero movie who is responsible for teaching injured surgeon Stephen Strange (Benedict…

Kevin Feige says using magic in action shots in Doctor Strange was most challenging

30 Sep 2016

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Kevin Feige struggled to use magic in his latest film 'Doctor Strange'. The 43-year-old American film producer - who is also the President of Marvel Studios - has admitted the biggest challenge he was faced with whilst filming the upcoming science…

Benedict Cumberbatch's close shave

24 Sep 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch nearly missed out on the role of 'Doctor Strange'. The 40-year-old actor thought he would have to turn down the role of the Marvel superhero as filming clashed with his 'Hamlet' shows in London but was amazed when the studios…

Benedict Cumberbatch: Doctor Strange will be 'less arrogant' in the film

23 Aug 2016

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Benedict Cumberbatch says Doctor Strange will be "slightly less arrogant" in the film adaptation. The 40-year-old actor is starring as the lead role in the upcoming Marvel movie and has revealed a few more details about his character. He said…

Chiwetel Ejiofor's 'tough' Doctor Strange shoot

29 Jul 2016

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Chiwetel Ejiofor has admitted that making 'Doctor Strange' was "tough". The 39-year-old actor stars as Baron Mordo in the Marvel movie, opposite Benedict Cumberbatch, Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton and Mads Mikkelsen and while he loved working with…

Doctor Strange writer defends Tilda Swinton casting

26 Apr 2016

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'Doctor Strange' writer C. Robert Cargill has defended the decision to cast Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One. The screenwriter insists director Scott Derrickson was in an "unwinnable" situation when deciding on who would portray the character, who…

Benedict Wong lands role in Doctor Strange

22 Jan 2016

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Benedict Wong has joined the cast of 'Doctor Strange'. 'The Martian' star will coincidentally play the character Wong in the Marvel Studios superhero film, which sees Benedict Cumberbatch take on the titular role as the surgeon-turned-sorcerer…

Mads Mikkelsen to star in Doctor Strange

29 Dec 2015

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Mads Mikkelsen is set to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange.' The Danish actor, 50 - who is known for playing Dr. Hannibal Lecter in the American psychological thriller television series 'Hannibal' - has been lined up to portray the main villain in the…

Rachel McAdams to star in Doctor Strange

15 Sep 2015

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Rachel McAdams is to star in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange'. The 36-year-old actress - whose previous film credits include 'The Notebook' and 'Southpaw' - had been widely tipped to appear opposite Benedict Cumberbatch in the movie studio's latest…