• Benedict Cumberbatch returns to the role of Doctor Strange for the sixth time with "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness".

  • This mysterious superhero sees all the colors in this new opus.

  • The actor has become attached to the character and is ready to find him as soon as possible.

Benedict Cumberbatch returns to the title role of the omnipotent wizard in

Sam Raimi's

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness .

This is the sixth time he has slipped into the skin of the character since 2016. "I appreciated him as soon as I started to embody him despite his arrogance and his ego, he confides to

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I love to play it.


The character undergoes profound changes in these new adventures signed by the director of the Spider-Man trilogy, which began in 2002. "He must fight and undergo traumatic experiences to evolve into what he will become at the end of this film," specifies the actor who seems to have really become attached to this character as fascinating as it is mysterious.

flimsy and cool

“He's got a fragile side and an ability to learn, a wonderful sense of humor and a really cool costume,” says Benedict Cumberbatch.

All of this will be undermined in adventures that lead the characters into various parallel worlds, enough to make them reflect on their missions and their raison d'être.

"The way he evolves is much more complex in this opus", specifies Benedict Cumberbatch who enjoyed playing with all the nuances of his talent to bring this exceptional being to life.

"The fact that it's complex is very exciting for me, I don't like feeling like I don't have any challenges: it's one of the joys of this role to be able to move it forward and change with him.


Benedict Cumberbatch even got used to the special effects that felt unnatural to him when he created the role in 2016. the ground and wondering how ridiculous you are, he recalls.

But the result is always remarkable.


What's up Doctor?

To the point that the actor is ready to find Doctor Strange when the opportunity is given to him and to watch over the evolution of the (super) hero.

“I am careful to preserve the character for the fans but also for me, he specifies.

I want him to be important, but that's not essential as long as I do things with him that seem worthy of the chance I've been given to embody him.

No one seems more capable than Benedict Cumberbatch of bringing it to life.

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