Hollywood Director Scott Derrickson Recalls NEPAL, Says- No Digital Camera Could Capture The Feel of KATHMANDU


Hollywood blockbuster movie ‘Doctor Strange’ director Scott Derrickson has said that No digital camera could capture the feel of Kathmandu. Sharing his experience during the Quarantine Watch Party, Hollywood’s A-Lister director revealed some secrets from the shooting period.

Later he tweeted this remark on his official Twitter page. he wrote ‘Me and my DP Ben Davis decided to shoot all of these exterior shots in Nepal on film. No digital camera could capture the feel of Kathmandu #QuarantineWatchParty #DoctorStrange’

He also watched his movie Doctor Strange for the first time since the premiere. It feels like Derrickson and his team left no stone unturned when preparing for this movie. Some plots of the movie was taken from Kathmandu and was shot in UNESCO heritage of Nepal like Patan Durbar Sqaure along with Thamel.

Derrickson was the first Marvel Cinematic Universe director to join the Quarantine Watch Party. Birds of Prey director Cathy Yan and the film’s stars Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Ella Jay Basco joined a Quarantine Watch Party. The Quarantine Watch Party offers plenty of reasons to stay home, be safe, and have fun together!

Earlier director Derrickson had shared a new photo from the film’s set in Kathmandu in 2019, which may or may not include a direct sequel, Doctor Strange 2.

Benedict Cumberbatch (left) and Scott Derrickson seen in this photo as they were shooting the ‘DOCTOR STRANGE’ in Thamel on 2016.

To commemorate his July 16 birthday, Derrickson shared a previously never-before-seen photo on Instagram from the Nepalese set of 2016’s Doctor Strange. The image depicts cinematographer Ben Davis behind the camera (wearing an exclusive Doctor Strange crew hat) overlooking a street in Kathmandu

His caption simply reads, “Behind the camera in Kathmandu.”

This location was seen in the beginning of the film, when Benedict Cumberbatch’s Stephen Strange travels to Nepal to seek the help of someone called “The Ancient One” (played by Tilda Swinton).


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