UPDATED: After a blink-and-you-missed-it appearance at the end of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Charlize Theron offered a better look today at Clea, the powerful new character she will play in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
The Oscar-winner shared video of what appears to be a 3D body scan session of herself in character. She stands inside a circle of scaffolding with about 100 cameras spaced evenly throughout it. The video reveals Theron’s full look, head to toe, including her cape, long platinum hair and, of course, the character’s purple tights and boots.
She wrote simply, “Sneaky peaky BTS.”
Check out the video below.
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— Charlize Theron (@CharlizeAfrica) May 13, 2022
PREVIOUSLY on May 10: There’s a new character out there in the MCU, and Charlize Theron wants you to know it.
The Oscar winner posted two photos on social media today that give a quick look at her in Clea’s makeup and costume. The character has a post-credits scene in Disney and Marvel’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Have a glance at the new love interest of Benedict Cumberbatch’s title character below.
Interviewed for Deadline’s Hero Nation podcast last week, screenwriter Michael Waldron talked about the character — and the actress.
“First off — Charlize Theron, holy shit!” he said. “We always knew we wanted to introduce Clea, who in the comics is, you could say, the great love of Doctor Strange but really in a lot of ways his formidable equal as a sorcerer herself. Her backstory is fascinating; she’s the niece of Dormammu, the giant floating head from the first movie.”
Waldron added: “[Doctor Strange and Clea] have a lot of great adventures in the comics, and we knew we wanted to introduce her. But it felt like we had to close the book, to some extent, on his love story with Christine Palmer – the Rachel McAdams character – and so Doctor Strange hears that wisdom from Christine to face his fears and be open to the idea of loving someone.
“And then along comes Clea, and I guess we’ll see what happens next between the two of them,” he teased.
Here is Theron’s Instagram post, simply captioned, “Meet Clea.”
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