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The R-Rated Superhero Movie You Likely Forgot Starred The MCU's Benedict Wong

"Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" has continued the adventures of Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) as the Marvel Cinematic Universe's master of the mystic arts. Of course, fans met Doctor Strange back in 2016, when he desperately searched for answers at his wit's end after suffering an injury to his hands in a car accident, something detrimental to the career of a surgeon. Through learning from the Ancient One (Tilda Swinton) within the walls of Kamar-Taj, Strange also met and became friends with a fan-favorite character to this day — Wong (Benedict Wong). At first, Wong is not quite sure what to make of Strange, visibly irritated at his desire to read nearly every book Kamar-Taj has on the mystic arts.

However, by the end of "Doctor Strange," Wong not only discovers that he and Strange feel the same way about the moral implications of sorcery, but they even work together to prevent the end of the universe at the hands of Kaecilius (Mads Mikkelsen) and Dormammu (Jonathan Adams). Since that time, fans have witnessed Wong protect the Sanctum Santorum against Thanos, engage in underground fighting rings seemingly as a side-gig to the surprise of Shang-Chi (Simu Liu), and most recently, act valiantly as Sorcerer Supreme to protect Kamar-Taj and the multiverse from The Scarlet Witch (Elizabeth Olsen).

The future still looks bright in the MCU for the Sorcerer Supreme, although this role was not the first superhero universe that Wong was part of. There's one R-rated superhero sequel you probably forgot featured Benedict Wong.

Benedict Wong is Mr. Kim in Kick-Ass 2

In 2010, a different kind of superhero movie hit the big screen with "Kick-Ass." It was a gory, funny, but grounded take on the genre that hadn't really been seen too much before. Fortunately, it resonated with fans and critics alike, earning high scores on Rotten Tomatoes from both, which likely prompted the sequel only three years after — "Kick-Ass 2." The sequel continues the story of Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Dave Lizewski and Chloë Grace Moretz's Mindy Macready as they attempt to fight crime dressed as Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl, respectively. However, Christopher Mintz-Plasse's Chris D'Amico holds revenge from the events of the first film and recruits a large group of newly branded costumed villains to take the duo and their group, Justice Forever, down.

While spending his first few nights with Justice Forever, Kick-Ass and the group manage to take down a sex trafficking ring run by Jimmy Kim (Benedict Wong). Kim has a rough time encountering Justice Forever, as his gang is taken down and Eisenhower, the sidekick German Shepherd to Jim Carrey's Colonel Stars and Stripes, takes a bite out of him. Either way, Wong gives an excellent performance as the character and was part of a great action sequence in "Kick-Ass 2." Three years later, Benedict Wong would appear as Wong in "Doctor Strange," and only two years after "Kick-Ass 2," his scene partner Johnson would appear in the MCU as well as Pietro Maximoff in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."