Another Benedict has joined the cast of Doctor Strange

Benedict Wong joins Benedict as Wong


One of the many advantages of being Benedict Cumberbatch is that, outside of a monastery, you’re usually going to be the only Benedict around. No-one’s accidentally picking up your coffee at the local Starbucks.


Until now.

Variety reports that Benedict Wong, also known for The Martian and Marco Polo on Netflix, will play Benedict Cumberbatch’s sidekick in the upcoming Doctor Strange movie, assisting him with spells and such. The character’s name?


Talk about perfect casting.


Also featuring are Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Mads Mikkelsen, all of whom will presumably be shouting funny spells at some point. Doctor Strange is scheduled for release November 2016.