Filming ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Cameo Was ‘Disappointing’

Filming ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Cameo Was ‘Disappointing’

Patrick Stewart is speaking out against the rise of green screen acting, particularly within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The “X-Men” alum, who reprised his iconic role of Professor X in 2022’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” said during a recent appearance on the “Happy Sad Confused” podcast that it’s “been challenging” acting “alone” with a green screen.

“I think the big scene, each one of the leading actors had the same experience. They were shot on their own,” Stewart said of his cameo. “It was frustrating and disappointing, but that’s how it has been. The last few years have been challenging.”

During the “Doctor Strange” sequel, Stewart appears alongside in another multiverse realm as a still-alive Charles Xavier AKA Professor X, serving on the Illuminati counsel with Mr. Fantastic (John Krasinski), Captain Marvel (Lashana Lynch), and Captain Britain (Hayley Atwell). Apparently, none of the actors were together for the scene. IndieWire has reached out to Marvel’s parent company Disney for comment.

During the podcast, Stewart hinted at possibly returning as Professor X once more, revealing that he was approached for another cameo in upcoming “Deadpool 3.”

“I have every confidence he’s still around,” Stewart said of his character. “The last two or three years have been so difficult with the labor problems and the health problems and COVID.”

Of course, Stewart isn’t the…

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