Doctor Strange Co-Writer Defends Casting of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One — TIME

Doctor Strange co-writer C. Robert Cargill has defended the casting of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One in the forthcoming Marvel superhero movie. In the original Marvel comics, this powerful sorcerer is usually depicted as an elderly, Tibet-dwelling Asian man. In director Scott Derrickson’s film, version, however, Swinton’s character is a white, androgynous figure who…

via Doctor Strange Co-Writer Defends Casting of Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One — TIME

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