Who starred in Doctor Strange: Into the Multiverse of Madness?
Benedict Cumberbatch reprised his role as Stephen Strange with Benedict Wong as Wong. Rachel McAdams played Christina Palmer and Elizabeth Olsen played Wanda. The first trailer also teased fans with the return of Chiwetel Ejiofor as Carl Mordo, Strange's mentor turned enemy, and the introduction of Socila Gomez as America Chavez into the narrative. In addition, Julian Hilliard and Jett Klinne, who played twins Billy and Tommy in the TV series Wanda/Vision, return to the film. There have also been rumors that Tom Hiddleston (Loki), Owen Wilson (Mobius M. Mobius) and Sofia Di Martino (Sylvie) may appear on screen. But we won't reveal all the cards here, so that for those who want to see the film, the intrigue will remain.
Who directed the comic book movie Dr. Strange: Into the Multiverse of Madness?
If you are a fan of the Tobey Maguire Spider-Man films, then "Doctor Strange: Into the Madness" will be a gift of sorts for you. Sam Raimi, who previously directed the Spider-Man trilogy, worked on the new film as well. For Marvel Studios, it's a logical move, as the recent films in its film universe are closely aligned with each other in both content and form.
When was the trailer for the new film released?
The first footage from "Doctor Strange and the Madness" was featured in extras for "Spider-Man: No Way Home," which debuted in theaters on December 17, 2021. On December 22nd, Marvel posted a teaser online, along with a line from the Doctor Strange comic book movie, which reads: "The Multiverse is a concept we know incredibly little about. And on Feb. 13, the movie studio showed the official trailer after first releasing it in one of the Super Bowl commercials for American Football.
What is the plot of Doctor Strange: In a Multiverse of Madness?
The action follows Dr. Stephen Strange as he continues to explore the Time Stone. Preliminary cut-scene videos provide some details. For example, the trailers show various versions of Doctor Strange, including the Supreme Surgeon, who previously appeared in the Disney+ series "What If...?" Could the villain in the second Doctor Strange actually be Doctor Strange himself? Anything is possible at Marvel.
Is "Doctor Strange: Into the Multiverse of Madness" a horror movie?
The first reviews posted on May 3rd indicated that the upcoming film is much scarier than previous Marvel Cinematic Universe projects. Renowned Variety critic Owen Gleiberman called the movie comic "a journey, an intellectual puzzle, a computer horror flick, a quintessential Marvel reality and, at times, a real challenge for audiences." "It's a thrilling mess at times, but a mess nonetheless," the expert noted. Meanwhile, John DeFore of The Hollywood Reporter wrote that director Sam Raimi managed to show "flashes of his distinctive style" by integrating elements of horror into a superhero film.