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Benedict Cumberbatch on His 'Doctor Strange' Superhero 'Moment' and THAT Skipping Meme

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Film Editor
Updated: 27 October 2017

Culture Trip’s Cassam Looch spoke to Doctor Strange star Benedict Cumberbatch about his latest film, and found out when the English actor first felt like a proper superhero. The Sherlock actor also revealed his reaction to the online memes surrounding a famous sequence that was shot in New York. 

Marvel's DOCTOR STRANGE..Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch)..Photo Credit: Film Frame ..©2016 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) | © 2016 Marvel. All Rights Reserved.

The scene in question featured the stars of the film leaping down the streets of the city, and without the aid of visual effects it looked, in Cumberbatch’s own words, ‘really silly’.

The actor also told us about how important it was to be in costume and when he had his first ‘superhero moment’ dressed as Strange.

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Cumberbatch also took a shine to our interviewer’s own red coat. Here’s what he thought about it and how it matched up to his own iconic outfit in the movie. Serious coat envy here…

Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange out on 3D Blu-ray ™,  Blu-ray™ & DVD on March 6, 2017

Available on digital download from February 24, 2017