Doctor Strange's Other Benedict – Benedict Wong Talks About Doing It For The Ancestors

I wonder how many films have two different guys named Benedict in them? Well, Doctor Strange does and the other one, Benedict Wong who plays Wong… was on the red carpet last night and asked about joining the MCU. He spoke of how he grew up collecting Spider-Man comics and how he noticed there weren't any Asian superheroes… which made him feel he had to get the role of Wong in honor of his ancestors. We also see that his role in the film is teacher and librarian and the actor talks about tucking some of the ideas from the sixties away and making a Wong for a modern time.

Doctor Strange opens November 4th.

About Dan Wickline

Has quietly been working at Bleeding Cool for over three years. He has written comics for Image, Top Cow, Shadowline, Avatar, IDW, Dynamite, Moonstone, Humanoids and Zenescope. He is the author of the Lucius Fogg series of novels and a published photographer.