Marvel star Benedict Cumberbatch has officially found his next project. Announced on Wednesday (via report from diverse) Cumberbatch is set to highlight Eric, a six-episode limited series set to hit Netflix. The show was set to be set in New York in 1980 and would star Cumberbatch as Vincent Sullivan, the master puppeteer and puppeteer of America’s most famous children’s show, whose life begins to unravel when his young son, Edgar, goes missing. Now homeless and dealing with drug addiction, Vincent finds his only companion in Eric, a seven-foot blue doll, and leads him on a journey to find his son and find a way home.
Eric It is written and executive produced hourAbi Morgan. Executive Producers also include Jane Featherstone, Lucy Dyke, and Caroline Strauss, with The end of the F***ing worldLucy Forbes is set to direct.
While Cumberbatch hasn’t been confirmed to reprise his role as Doctor Strange in a future MCU project, there’s definitely still plenty of canon left to be explored on screen. The biggest of these might be the introduction of Clea, who literally cut through the multiverse to get Strange’s attention in search of a mission.
That’s when the bill is due. As Wong says, “You used the Darkhold to possess your own corpse.” “Sure, there has to be some fallout,” screenwriter Michael Waldron said EXCLUSIVELY Character book last year. “It was somewhat of a throwback [director Sam Raimi’s] Old evil dead, and the end grumbles, or it’s like, “Oh my God, things went wrong in the end.” So yeah. We’ll see what all this means for Stephen.”
Waldron noted that “the multiverse shoved a mirror in front of his face, and made him do some self-reflection, which I think he refused to do at all.” Even when he got into this beginning [car] incident [in Doctor Strange]Instead of really thinking about who he was, he instead went and became the most powerful mage alive. This is the guy who doesn’t want to go to therapy. I think now, there’s been some forced self-reflection over the course of this adventure, and I think he’s perhaps more capable than ever before as part of a team.”
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