• 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.[4] Sam Raimi will direct the film, while Derrickson will remain as executive producer.[5]
  • Rachel McAdams will not be reprising her role as Dr. Christine Palmer from the first film.[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.[6][7]


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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. 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.
  5. Couch, Aaron (March 4, 2020). Scott Derrickson, Chris Evans Teaming for Skydance Thriller 'Bermuda'. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved on April 3, 2020.
  6. 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.
  7. 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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