Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson revealed a new behind-the-scenes photo of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One.
Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange transported audiences to the more mystical corners of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with Scott Derrickson at the helm of the film. Among the many cast members of the film was Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One, the sorcerer supreme and mentor to the titular hero.
Today, Scott Derrickson took to his official Twitter account to share a new behind-the-scenes photo of Tilda Swinton on the set of the film. The photo, as Derrickson explained, features Tilda Swinton sleeping in a chair in between takes while in full costume as the Ancient One.
Check out the photo of Tilda Swinton below.
Good morning. Here’s Tilda Swinton sleeping in a chair between takes on the set of Doctor Strange. pic.twitter.com/b6WNlfNxxv
— N O S ⋊ Ɔ I ᴚ ᴚ Ǝ ᗡ ⊥ ⊥ O Ɔ S (@scottderrickson) March 19, 2020
Although the Ancient One was killed in the film, Tilda Swinton portrayed a version of the character from the past in Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Endgame. As of now, it is currently clear if Swinton will return for the Doctor Strange sequel.
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Details on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness are currently limited, though it is said to feature horror elements. Furthermore, the Disney Plus mini-series WandaVision will also serve as the lead-in to the sequel.
Scott Derrickson is still attached to Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness as an executive producer while Sam Raimi is reportedly in talks to direct the film, which is being rewritten by Michael Waldron. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Benedict Wong, and Elizabeth Olsen.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 7, 2021.
Source: Scott Derrickson