Kevin Feige will not defend Marvel’s decision to cast Tilda Swinton as The Ancient One in Doctor Strange, having come to regret the idea over the past several years.
Tilda Swinton reprised the role of The Ancient One in Avengers: Endgame, but she’s not expected to return for the Doctor Strange sequel Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
In other words, though Swinton’s character is called The Ancient One, it’s not the same Ancient One fans remember from the original comics.
Clearly, Kevin Feige and the Doctor Strange team were thinking that this would be a good workaround to avoid controversy.
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