The title of Doctor Strange 2 “In the Multiverse of Madness” sounds pretty fascinating so is the storyline of the Marvel studio’s superhero. It is the 28th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), as part of Phase Four of the MCU, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is arriving next year. Let’s catch all the updates on Doctors Strange 2.
Doctor Strange 2: In the Multiverse of Madness is an upcoming American superhero film that is a sequel to Doctor Strange 2016. It is based on the Marvel Comics character Doctor Strange which is produced by Marvel Studios. The film is directed by Sam Raimi and the screenwriting by Jade Bartlett and Michael Waldron and distributed by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.
Several incarnations of a Doctor Strange adaptation had been in development but Paramount Pictures acquired the film rights in April 2005 on behalf of Marvel Studios. Doctor Strange had its world premiere on October 13, 2016, in Hong Kong, later it was released in the US. Doctor Strange director had plans for an early sequel, but it did not work. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, is scheduled for release on March 25, 2022. After a successful phase of pre-development, filming of the movie began in November 2020 in London but halted inJanuary 2021 due to the global pandemic. Production for the same resumed by March 2021 and finally, we have the dates.
Release Date: When could we get a chance to dive into the multiverse of madness?
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is all set to release next year on March 25, 2022, in the US. After lots of complications in the pre-development stage, the film is finally approaching the audience.
The Hollywood Reporter shared a report which revealed that the script would be completed in 2019 and the filming would start in early 2020. With that, the potential release of the film was announced which was in May 2021. Feige and Derrickson revealed the title of the movie would be Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness along with that confirmed the release date of May 7, 2021. In March, pre-production work was remotely due to the pandemic situation but the filming was still on track to begin in May 2020.
In April, Disney shifted many Phase Four slates of films due to the pandemic, which resulted in shifting the release date to November 5, 2021, of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. It was re-shuffled again to March 25, 2022. The only good thing that happened because of pandemic delays was Waldron and Raimi got more time to develop the film as their own and pushed it in a slightly scarier direction as stated earlier. Finally, we will get the chance to witness this amazing story next year.
Reception of Doctor Strange 2016
This superhero action-adventure grossed over $677 million worldwide. The film became the biggest IMAX opening of November month. It also secured the 11th position in the Most Valuable Blockbusters of Deadline list of 2016’s. It was well-received by the audience and received appreciation for its exceptional visuals, musical score, and cast. It also bagged an Academy Award nomination for Best Visual Effects.
Doctor Strange 2: Who will be on the cast list of the film?
Doctor Strange 2 teased the return of familiar faces for the sequel. As per the official hints, we will be getting the following characters in the movie.
- Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange in the role of a neurosurgeon who transformed into a Master of the Mystic Arts.
- Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch as an Avenger of harness chaos magic, engage in hypnosis and telekinesis
- Benedict Wong as Wong in the role of master of the Mystic Arts and mentor of Strange.
- Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmerin the role of emergency surgeon
- Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Mordo as a former Master of the Mystic Arts and enemy of Strange who earlier was the mentor of him
- Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez
Fans were looking for the familiar faces in the sequel and we got them back, which already took the excitement level to the ninth cloud. We will have some more characters in the list, which is yet to be revealed.
What will be the plotline of the movie?
The concrete details for the same are not available as it is kept hidden leaving the audience to enhance the level of their expectations. The infinite parallel universes movie will serve a more enthralling and scary plot this time. Dr. Stephen Strange’s is probable to research on the Time Stone which was hindered by a friend-turned-enemy resulted in Strange unleashing unspeakable evil. Scott Derrickson revealed that the sequel would certainly serve the gothic and the horror sequence of Doctor Strange’s world. Although now, he is not the part, we will have some horrific vibes in the sequel for sure.
We already got the teaser trailer, you can check it to get a glimpse. We will get back to you with more updates.