Benedict Cumberbatch Inspired From Tibetan Monks to Play Doctor Strange

Cumberbatch had spent a summer teaching English to Tibetan monks 20 years ago during his teenage years. He was astonished by the exposure to the totally new world. “It was an unfair exchange,” the British actor told. “Basically, they taught me reams, fathoms, more than I could possibly begin [to teach them]. I became interested in the meeting point between Western logic and Eastern mysticism.”

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