Exclusive | Avengers Infinity War actor Benedict Cumberbatch: I get drawn towards outsider sort of characters


“They (Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Strange) are both smart… but that’s kind of it really. It is not just the characters (67, Joe Russo confirms), it is the fact that so many actors from different franchises are coming together in one big film. He has much bigger responsibilities and a bigger impact. Holmes is a high-functioning sociopath. Doctor Strange has in his possession the Time Stone, one of the Infinity Stones that Thanos, the Big Bad of the film, is after. Related News
Exclusive | Avengers Infinity War actor Karen Gillan on all-female Marvel superhero movie: It would be amazingAvengers Infinity War: After Baahubali’s Bhallaladeva, Rana Daggubati is the perfect ThanosMark Ruffalo: Robert Downey Jr is the godfather of Marvel Cinematic UniverseWhile other superheroes in the multi-billion dollar Marvel Cinematic Universe rely on their physical strength, gadgets or weapons, Doctor Strange has mystical powers akin to that of a typical fantasy character like Gandalf or a Dumbledore. Doctor Strange does use magic, but his playing field is still real-life, while Sherlock uses the so-called ‘Mind Palace’ quite a bit in his investigations. But he is still, for now, best-known for playing the ace detective Sherlock Holmes in the BBC series Sherlock. His work in the upcoming mega superhero treat Avengers: Infinity War is much anticipated by millions of his fans around the world. But unlike the characters he plays, like say Sherlock, he is a patient, thoughtful listener. Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance as Doctor Strange has been well-received. That’s why he is one of the pivotal characters in the film. He is more concerned with the material world, especially in the origin story.” Interesting take. And no matter how silly the question, he is never frivolous. Who does he consider to be closer to his real self? “Yeah, I know there is a bit of a crossover,” he continues. 2018-04-15T12:15:27+05:30″>
Published: April 15, 2018 12:15:27 pm

Benedict Cumberbatch’s performance as Doctor Strange has been well-received. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App
© IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Avengers: Infinity War is an undertaking of epic proportions. Sherlock Holmes or Doctor Strange? “But I do get drawn towards ‘outsiders’… the complicated sort of characters.”
In real life, too, Benedict Cumberbatch impresses you with his intellect and wit. Avengers: Infinity War will release in India on April 27. His work in the upcoming mega superhero treat Avengers: Infinity War is much anticipated by millions of his fans around the world. Indeed, he excels at playing unique, brilliant, and socially awkward men in his TV shows and movies. He takes quite a bit of time before answering a question. While Strange is different. While speaking to indianexpress.com, Benedict Cumberbatch answered after some thought, “Um, neither, really.”
“I am neither that brilliant nor that socially awkward,” he says while laughing.