Doctor Strange, the next big movie to come out of the MCU stable, is due out in November, but we still don’t know much about it.
We know it stars Benedict Cumberbatch as the eponymous Stephen Strange, a doctor who goes from surgeon to the Sorcerer Supreme when he discovers reality is not all it seems. And we know he’s helped in his journey by mystic Karl Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) and the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton).
Then there’s the character of Kaecilius played by Mads Mikkelsen. It’s safe to say from a trailer released earlier this month that he’s a little miffed about something, but what exactly? And what’s his beef with our Benedict?
A new featurette released yesterday (August 30) sheds a little more light on the question. Chiwetel, Tilda and Mads are joined behind the scenes by producer Kevin Feige, and they take us through their characters as well as give a few clues as to who, or what, is after Strange:
So, real magic. Zealots. But could there be an even bigger foe on the loose?
An eagle-eyed Reddit user thinks so. Bifrost51 spotted a very interesting detail when writer Dan Harmon linked his computer up to the big screen at San Diego Comic Con last month. We’re not going to go into it here for fear of spoilers, but feel free to mosey on over there if you’re not a fan of surprises.
The rest of us will carry on crossing off the days until November 4 on our calendar.Read More