The Hollywood Reporter broke news earlier today that Benedict Wong of The Martian fame was cast as Doctor Strange’s trusted friend and sidekick Wong.
Wong is Doctor Strange’s confident and friend who looks after the Sanctum Santorum while the good Doctor is away. He is vastly skilled in the occult, and martial arts, and handles the Doctor’s day to day affairs. One of his biggest duties is protecting over Doctor Strange’s body when he travels to the astral plane. He has been a part of the Marvel universe since the 60’s and is never to far away from Doctor Stange’s Side.
Wong, the actor, joins Rachel McAdams Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Mads Mikkelsen, and Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange.The movie is scheduled for release on November 4, 2016.