to be replaced. I’d speak with Steph
[Stephane Ceretti], the visual effects
supervisor, to see if it was possible
for him to do that. I think it’s very
important to interact with every department.
Were there any other scenes
that were particularly chal-
lenging in terms of recording
JM: The Hong Kong set. For instance, sometimes we knew the image was going to be flipped later, so
our actors would travel backwards
to do something that was going to
be moved forward. It’s so difficult to
explain, but because it is all about
a passage of time and moving time
around, we shot some things in a
very complicated matter, and we
had to get our heads around it to
work out what they were saying and
Overall, what did you like best
about working on the film?
JM: Kathmandu! We were only there
for six days, but it was absolutely
fascinating. Part of what we do is
travel, and that’s one of the reasons
why I love the job, I suppose!
How did you become involved
with the project?
Ben Davis: I was finishing DI [digital
intermediate] work on Age of Ultron,
The villainous Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen)
Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) navigates the chaos of Hong Kong
Director Scott Derrickson discusses a scene with Benedict Cumberbatch in Kathmandu