Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange Has Big Role In Spider-Man 3

Spider-Man 3: Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange Joins Tom Holland

BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH – English actor Benedict Cumberbatch joins the third installment of Spider-Man as Doctor Strange.

The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has dominated most superhero fans all over the world. The American media franchise’s movie Avengers: Endgame has beaten Titanic to become the 2nd highest-grossing film of all time.

A month after the release of Endgame, MCU released Spider-Man 2. Lead star Tom Holland warned the netizens about the huge spoilers.

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Based on a report from Hollywood Reporter, the shooting for Spider-Man 3 is due to begin in Atlanta later this month. Netizens are elated after learning English actor Benedict Cumberbatch is joining the latest Spider-Man movie installment as Doctor Strange.

The move puts the award-winning actor in the mentor role that was previously occupied by American actor Robert Downey Jr. who played Iron Man/Tony Stark on Spider-Man: Homecoming and by Samuel L. Jackson (Nick Fury) in Spider-Man 2.

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According to the report, the characteristic of the Spider-Man franchise for Tom Holland to have a father figure. The upcoming movie also has some unexpected ties because they will bring back Jamie Foxx as Electro.

Having Doctor Strange as part of the movie may help explain the return of Electro. John Watts, the director of Homecoming and Far From Home will also direct the 3rd installment.

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Tom Holland and Benedict Cumberbatch first met up as Spider-Man and Doctor Strange in Avengers: Infinity War. Twitter users couldn’t help but react about the news. Here are some of their comments:

@DasikCZ: “Be happy, not jealous. Spider-Man and Doctor Strange are literally the best Marvel characters.”

@nodsteven: “Wanna sets this thing in motion, Strange comes in for the assist… we are going to see Tobey, Andrew and the whole Spidey Universe in this”

@_TimHarper_: “They are going all-in on Doctor Strange this time around and I AM HERE FOR IT!”

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