- Tilda Swinton is glad that Kevin Fage spoke of his regrets for accepting him as Ancient in Doctor Strange after fans reacted to the character’s liming.
The 60-year-old actress played the character in the 2016 Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Still, studio bosses recently admitted that it was an error to declare her a Tibetan guru, thinking she could avoid stereotypes when an Asian actor would be hired for it. Role. Now Tilda admits to having a “question mark” about the role of mentor for Dr. Strange to take over.
She told Variety, “I remember having a question mark in my head at the time, accompanying the public reaction to the idea that a Scottish woman would play the character, and I realized there was no resistance at all – there was one widespread acceptance – that it eventually shifted, for an excellent reason that I feel very compassionate. “Tilda has received criticism from fans and welcomes filmmakers and audiences to chat about blockbuster stories.
The Oscar winner said, “Audiences feel more empowered to contribute to the story and feel heard in the story, and that is a very healthy social development.”
Kevin admitted that the studio thought they were “brilliant and very avant-garde” by choosing a white actress and insisted that he learn from experience.
He said, “We thought we were brilliant and very modern. “We won’t cliché Asians who are deceived, old and wise. That it eventually shifted, for an excellent reason that I feel very compassionate. “But it’s a wake-up call to say, ‘Well, wait a minute, is there another way to find out?’ “Is there another way to keep the two of them from falling into clichés and sending Asian actors?” And of course, the answer is yes. “