Beardy Benedict! Benedict Cumberbatch is busy filming ‘Doctor Strange’ in Nepal, and he’s completely unrecognizable with his new scruff! Check out the first photo from the set!
Is that you, Benedict Cumberbatch? The normally clean-shaven British hunk, 39, is filming his superhero flick Doctor Strange, and the dapper Benedict is now sporting one heck of a beard! We hate to say it, but Benedict is looking a little rough.
We all know Benedict cleans up very nicely, but he’s looking a little shabby at the moment. His long, scraggly hair and equally long beard on the set of Doctor Strange made us initially question whether or not that was actually Benedict.
It’s clear that Benedict’s character is going through a transformation, because Doctor Strange is known for his immaculate facial hair and sharp cape. It’s only a matter of time before Benedict changes up his look. We’re ready when you are, Benedict.
The flick follows Dr. Stephen Strange, a smart and cocky surgeon whose life serves a new, higher purpose after a sorcerer teaches him to defend the world against evil. Benedict has a knack for saving the world — after all, he’s Sherlock, too!
Doctor Strange also stars Rachel McAdams, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Mads Mikkelsen. The movie is set to be released on Nov. 4, 2016. Rachel’s character has not been revealed, but Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige says her role is very “big.”
“She plays a very, very big part in the movie and represents a certain point of view of the worlds that we experience in that movie, but Doctor Strange, without a doubt, is the character we follow through the movie,” he said, according to IGN.
HollywoodLifers, are you excited for Doctor Strange? Do you think Benedict looks good with a beard? Let us know!
— Avery Thompson