Additionally, Xochitl Gomez has been cast in an undisclosed role.[4]


  • Director Scott Derrickson teased Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will be the "first scary MCU film" at San Diego Comic-Con 2019.[1]
  • The film ties in directly to the events of the Disney+ mini-series WandaVision.[1]
    • This marks the first time an MCU film is directly tied to an MCU TV series.
  • Scott Derrickson, who directed and co-wrote the first Doctor Strange film, was originally signed on to return directing this film, but later left due to creative differences.[5] Sam Raimi will direct the film, while Derrickson will remain as executive producer.[6]
  • Rachel McAdams was originally supposed to reprise her role as Christine Palmer from the first film.[7] However, when Sam Raimi was hired to direct, it was announced that McAdams will not be reprising her role.[3]
  • The film was originally supposed to open on May 7, 2021, but was pushed back to November 5 and then to March 25, 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[8][9]


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Links and References


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Marvel (20 July 2019). SDCC 2019: All of the Marvel Studios News Coming Out of Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. Retrieved on 21 July 2019.
  2. Davids, Brian (October 18, 2019). Benedict Wong on 'Gemini Man' and His 'Doctor Strange' Future. THR. Retrieved on October 18, 2019.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Vary, Adam B. (February 5, 2020). Sam Raimi in Talks to Direct ‘Doctor Strange 2’ (EXCLUSIVE). Variety. Retrieved on March 26, 2020.
  4. Kroll, Justin (October 16, 2020). ‘Doctor Strange 2’: ‘Baby-Sitters Club’ Star Xochitl Gomez Joins Benedict Cumberbatch In Next Installment. Deadline. Retrieved on October 16, 2020.
  5. Lang, Brent; Donnelly, Matt (January 9, 2020). ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Director Scott Derrickson Drops Out (EXCLUSIVE). Variety. Retrieved on January 10, 2020.
  6. Couch, Aaron (March 4, 2020). Scott Derrickson, Chris Evans Teaming for Skydance Thriller 'Bermuda'. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on April 3, 2020.
  7. McNary, David (December 11, 2018). ‘Doctor Strange’ Director Scott Derrickson to Return for Sequel. Variety. Retrieved on October 23, 2020.
  8. Rubin, Rebecca (April 3, 2020). ‘Black Widow,’ ‘Eternals,’ ‘Indiana Jones 5’ and More Disney Films Get New Release Dates. Variety. Retrieved on April 3, 2020.
  9. D'Alessandro, Anthony (April 24, 2020). 'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Sequel Pushes 'Doctor Strange 2' To 2022 As Disney & Sony Team On Release Date Changes. Retrieved on April 24, 2020.

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