Elizabeth Olsen And Benedict Cumberbatch Friendship

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By FilMonger

MCU star Elizabeth Olsen spoke with Rolling Stone about her experience in both of her Phase 4 projects, specifically in relation to her new co-star, Benedict Cumberbatch. The have appeared as Wanda Maximoff and Doctor Strange respectively in 2022’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

According to Olsen, Cumberbatch had “really positive things to say” after seeing her work on WandaVision, which debuted on Disney+ in early 2021. Admitting that she was “a little nervous” about not being able to transition between both projects easily

Olsen revealed that her work on WandaVision “made [her] feel more confident playing” the character, feeling that her “instincts [were] right” as she moved to the Doctor Strange sequel. 

Nearly immediately after finishing work for her first Disney+ show, Olsen joined Cumberbatch on set for the highly-anticipated sequel to 2016’s Doctor Strange, which truly introduced magic to the MCU for the first time.