In Doctor Strange 2, the leading actor Benedict Cumberbatch praises Sam Raimi’s work and states that the premier will make the audiences’ heads spin.
The upcoming premiere of phase four of the multiverse has released its official trailer. The excitement amongst the fans is increasing day by day, and with the trailer, the fans are pondering upon the possible events and characters who might appear in MCU.
The beginning of chaos in the multiverse started in the last MCU movie, Spider Man: No Way Home, in which Benedict Cumberbatch Doctor Strange tries to help Tom Holland Peter Parker with his identity crisis, but the spell goes wrong and opens multiverse. The consequences of which Peter Parker faced supervillains of Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire’s Spider Man universes.
The sequel, Doctor Strange 2, picks up from the events of No Way Home, where Doctor Strange, warned before the casting of the spell, did anyway and now will be facing the madness of the multiverse, the consequences of his actions.
Besides Benedict Cumberbatch, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness includes Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff, aka Scarlet Witch), Benedict Wong (Wong, Sorcerer Supreme), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Karl Mordo), Rachel Adams (Christine Palmer), and Michael Stuhblarg (Nicodemus West).
Doctor Strange 2 also picks up from the events of WandaVision as Stephen Strange calls Scarlet Witch for help and asks what she knows about the multiverse. In the teaser, it was shown that Doctor Strange would meet his variants from another dimension which are Defender Strange and Strange Supreme. The sequel will explore various mysteries and adventures in the multiverse phase 4, released on May 6, 2022.
Doctor Strange 2 – Benedict Cumberbatch Comments
Doctor Strange in the Madness of Multiverse is directed by Sam Raimi, who also directed the Tobey Maguire Spider Man trilogy. In a conversation with Empire, Benedict Cumberbatch talked about the upcoming sequel, Doctor Strange 2.
Benedict Cumberbatch stated that Sam Raimi has brought his signature style in the MCU phase 4 and shared his feelings about how excited he is for the audience to see the film. Benedict Cumberbatch says, “Once it became Sam, it was always about making it a Sam Raimi picture. Your head’s going to be spun.”
An interesting fact about the film is that the original co-writer/director Scott Derrickson departed the film because of creative differences; Doctor Strange 2 has been praised for its creative efforts to date. Elizabeth Olsen has commented that Sam Raimi’s direction on this sequel has made the scariest Marvel movie yet.
The discussion of stars in the film also falls in line with the previous reports of Scott Derrickson departed and with the new director started to work on it from scratch. Sam Raimi and Waldron were chosen to start from zero to figure out their own shared vision for the story on the basis of Scott Derrickson’s horror foundations.
Various theories about many characters appearing in Doctor Strange 2 are flowing in the minds of fans, as Patrick Stewart was shown in the trailer returning as Professor X. But the audience can do nothing but wait for the premiere to reveal its secrets and mysteries in the multiverse.