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VIDEO: What Nobody Realized About Wong In The MCU

Wong Benedict Wong Avengers Infinity War

First introduced in Doctor Strange, Wong is one of the Marvel Cinematic Universe's preeminent magic users. Although the character's appearance in Avengers: Infinity War was short, even inspiring a meme in which Wong ghosts on people, there's a lot about his appearances in the MCU that you might have missed.

Created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, Wong first appeared in the comics in 1963's Strange Tales #110. In the comics, he's a bit of a stereotype and only really works to further Doctor Strange's story, acting as the Sorcerer Supreme's servant. At one point, director Scott Derrickson even considered not including Wong in Doctor Strange so as to sidestep many of the problems with his depiction in the comics. However, Wong did make it to the big-screen, and his appearances in Doctor Strange and Infinity War did a lot to help rehabilitate the problematic character.

The movie's have done a pretty good job of showcasing just how strong Wong actually is. Although we didn't get to see his full power in Doctor Strange, we did get to see Wong put up one heck of a fight against the Black Order in Infinity War. He was able to stand toe-to-toe with Cull Obsidian and Ebony Maw, which is pretty impressive.

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Check out the video below to find out more about what you might not have known about Wong in Infinity War and Doctor Strange.

Wong will return in Endgame, though it's unknown in exactly what capacity. Actor Benedict Wong shared a rather bizarre photo from the set in September, prompting speculation that there might be something sinister afoot in regards to the character. Wong will also appear in the upcoming sequel to Doctor Strange. Derrickson will return to direct that film. Co-writer C. Robert Cargill has expressed interest in bringing Nightmare to the big-screen in Doctor Strange 2, so it's likely that character will play some role alongside Chiwetel Ejiofor's Mordo.

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