“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is an upcoming superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character Doctor Strange. It is the sequel to the 2016 film “Doctor Strange” and the 28th film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is by Sam Raimi and stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch, and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Mordo.
The plot of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” revolves around Doctor Strange and Scarlet Witch as they travel through the multiverse to stop a powerful and dangerous villain. Along the way, they encounter a variety of alternate universes and versions of themselves, including a dark version of Doctor Strange who has gone down a dangerous path.
Cast and Characters
The film features a star-studded cast, including:
Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange: A brilliant and arrogant neurosurgeon who becomes a powerful sorcerer after a car accident.
Elizabeth Olsen as Scarlet Witch: A powerful mutant who can manipulate reality and energy.
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Mordo: A former ally of Doctor Strange who turns against him in the first film.
Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer: A surgeon and former love interest of Doctor Strange.
Benedict Wong as Wong: A loyal ally and friend of Doctor Strange.
Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez: A teenage superhero with the power to travel between dimensions.
Production and Release
“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” began production in November 2020 at Longcross Studios in the UK. The filming also took place in London, New York City, and Los Angeles. The film wrapped up its principal photography in April 2021.
The post-production of the movie included special effects, sound editing, and music scoring. Composer Danny Elfman replaced Michael Giacchino to compose the music for the film.
The film was to be on May 7, 2021. But, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the release date was back several times. It was finally announced that the film will be on March 25, 2022.
Besides its theatrical release, the film will also be available on Disney+ through its Premier Access program, which allows subscribers to watch the movie at a more cost.
The release of the movie is by fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it is to be one of the biggest box office hits of 2022.
“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is by fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and promises to be an exciting and stunning addition to the franchise. With a talented cast and an intriguing plot, the film is sure to be a hit with audiences when it is next year.