Benedict Cumberbatch reportedly offered Rs 66 cr for Doctor Strange 2
Benedict Cumberbatch will reportedly get a hefty raise for Doctor Strange 2. The actor has been offered $9.5 million for the film. That’s Rs 66 crore.Avengers Infinity War Updated: Aug 20, 2018 14:42 IST
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch has been offered a whopping $9.5 million (Rs 66 crore) to star in the sequel of his hit film Doctor Strange.
According to Mirror, the Avengers: Infinity War star will get a $6.3 million raise in his salary from the Disney Studios for reprising his role as the title character in another solo film.
"Benedict has become a huge player in the Marvel universe," an insider told the newspaper.
Doctor Strange was a pivotal character in Infinity War and the 42-year-old actor will play the part again in the untitled Avengers 4, which is due to release in 2019.
The paper reported that Cumberbatch has already made over $5 million in total from his work on theDoctor Strange, Thor: Ragnarok and the last two Avengers movies.
The report also stated that the Doctor Strange sequel is expected to start shooting next year.
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First Published: Aug 20, 2018 14:41 IST