Benedict Wong is getting a Marvel solo series?

Benedict Wong is open for a Sorcerer Supreme Wong solo show.

by Nathan Kamal | published

Benedict Wong is open to the possibility of a Marvel solo show for his fan-favorite character, the former librarian (no relation) of Wizard Supreme/Qamar-Taj Wong. According to a recent interview Hollywood Reporter, Benedict Wong said he’s aware of a growing fan movement to get his own self-starring vehicle (most likely in the form of a show on the Disney+ streaming platform), and while he doesn’t think it’s for him To pursue it, he is hot for thought. At this point in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we’ve got some projects that once seemed weird, like Guardians of the Galaxy And EternalSo of course it looks like the Benedict Wong show could happen.

It’s certainly interesting that Benedict Wong has become a mainstay in the MCU, given that he was almost cut before he even appeared as a character. Although Wong has appeared as Doctor Strange’s sidekick and valet since his first appearance in the 1963 issue funny tales, Director Scott Derrickson initially did not want to include her as a character in the MCU due to the potential risk of portraying offensive Asian stereotypes. Thankfully, the character was eventually included in the first Dr. StrangE, with Benedict Wong bringing a fun and heroic energy to the character.

Since his first appearance in 2016, Benedict Wong has played the role of Wong in an increasing number of MCU projects, much to the delight of fans. after appearing in both avengers: endgame And infinity warHe reprized Wong in a surprise cameo defeating Tim Roth’s Abomination Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Benedict Wong would follow it up with an appearance Spider-Man: No Way HomeIn which it was revealed that despite the return of Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) into existence, he retained the title of Sorcerer Supreme.

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Benedict Wong and Patty Guggenheim in She-Hulk: Attorneys at Law

Recently, Benedict Wong is back Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness To compete with Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen) and the animated Disney+ series what if…?, He has appeared a surprising number of times in the Disney+ series She-Hulk: Lawyer at Law As of now, Madison is quickly forming a bond with an extraordinarily unflappable peak television fan named King (Patty Guggenheim), who is a pair for the ages if a Wong solo series actually takes place. Given that Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has already made fun of the MCU becoming the Wong show, let’s just pray.

In addition to his major Marvel role, Benedict Wong is set to star in the upcoming Netflix adaptation three-body problem, which was developed by Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and DB Weiss. The series is based on the Hugo Award-winning science fiction novel by Chinese author Liu Cixin; In addition to the Netflix series, a Chinese-language adaptation is reported to be released in 2022. Benedict Wong will star in the Netflix version alongside Eiza Gonzalez, Jonathan Price and John Bradley.

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