For better or worse, Marvel took some creative liberties with sparked a controversy over claims of white-washing., starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme. Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Baron Mordo will at least be starting out as an ally; if he ever makes a villainous turn in this film we still don’t know. Meanwhile, the role of the Ancient One, typically portrayed as an elderly Asian character, has been assumed by Tilda Swinton — a reveal that
Another change coming to the film pertains to Benedict Wong’s Wong, another character that has been a stereotype in the past. According to the actor, the film is diverting from this representation.
Speaking to Den of Geek, Wong said: