Benedict Cumberbatch is winning rave reviews for his performance as mystical medic Doctor Strange, the latest comic book blockbuster from Marvel. It got me thinking about big screen doctors of the past. Here are some of the greatest… and a few that deserve to be struck off…
For anyone who grew up in the 90s Jennifer Aniston is the dictionary definition of squeaky clean. As Rachel in Friends, the gentlest of gentle comedies, and in a subsequent slew of rom-coms she was never less than likeable but ‘controversial’ was not an adjective often attached to her.
So last week, while subbing a review of her latest film Horrible Bosses 2 (in which the 45-year-old plays a foul-mouthed nymphomaniac) for the newspaper I work for, we started chatting about the least likely pieces of casting we could remember.These were the roles that we came up with off the top of our heads. Feel free to leave any more suggestions in the comments section.
Kindergarten Cop (1990)
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Dallas Buyers Club (2013)