Doctor Strange in a Strange Land, or The Transnational Logics of Blockbuster Casting (part one)

Last week, my Tumblr dashboard was flooded with opinions about the casting of Benedict Cumberbatch as Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the upcoming film of the same name. While some were excited, there was also┬ásubstantial backlash to the announcement that was echoed in other corners of online fandom. On my own Tumblr dash, concern centered on […]

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