Benedict Cumberbatch is sued in Barbados for an unusual reason

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” It was one of the most anticipated movies by fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universewho in 2021 saw their wait pay off, after the successful premiere of tapes such as “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” “Eternals,” and “Shang-Chi.”

A few months ago and as he commented Kevin Feigethe sequel to “Dr. Strange” It was one of the first incursions of Marvel to horror movies, in addition to the fact that the film is directly related to “WandaVision”the series of Marvel Studios which was released in the past January 15, 2021.

The expectation for the tape increased after the ‘Super Bowl’ after the trailer released at this sporting event. And it is that to the surprise of the fans, the ‘Professor X’ of the classic tapes of “X Men”interpreted by Patrick Stewart. has a brief appearance, plus zombie versions of Doctor Strange and Wandawho is revealed to be the villain of the story.

Now, months after the arrival of the tape in Disney+, Benedict Cumberbatch received somewhat disturbing news, after it became known that both the actor and his family were sued by the authorities of barbadosgiven that the actor’s ancestors owned land where slavery practices were carried out during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

The Telegraphmedium that revealed the information clarified that:

“The Oscar-nominated star’s seventh great-grandfather purchased the Cleland plantation in the north of the island in 1728 which was home to 250 slaves until the abolition of slavery more than 100 years later. The slave plantation reportedly gave the Cumberbatch family a small fortune”.

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Also, David DennySecretary General of the Caribbean Movement for Peace and Integrationthrough a statement referred to this case and made a call to all the British families to whom this demand came:

“All descendants of white plantation owners who have profited from the slave trade should be asked to pay reparations, including the Cumberbatch family. The money should be used to convert the local clinic into a hospital, support local schools and improve infrastructure and housing”

the synopsis of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” indicates that: “In Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its limits further than ever before. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to face off against a mysterious new adversary.”

It should be remembered that in the distribution of this new film of “Dr. Strange” were confirmed Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Xochitl Gomez, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Rachel McAdams, and Benedict Wong.

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Benedict Cumberbatch is sued in Barbados for an unusual reason