Now that WandaVision ended, all fans have left are memories of the show, and the pain of so many hopes faded regarding the way they thought the series was going to go. A great frustrated hope was the appearance of Benedict Cumberbatch in the role of Doctor Strange at the end of WandaVision, preparing to correct the mistakes made by Wanda Maxmioff in the city of Westview. In an interview with The Courier, Cumberbatch was quite apologetic for his non-appearance.
“Sorry to disappoint you. That would have been fun I guess; it would have led to Lizzie’s involvement with [Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness], but ah hell, that’s all to come. We are in the middle of it now; we’ve been filming since before Christmas and it’s very exciting. “
Says a lot about Cumberbatch’s popularity as Strange doctor that despite being one of the newer entries in the MCU, the character has already become a fan favorite who is seen as the “Fixer Upper” of the franchise, ready to jump in at any moment to deal with the threat from Dormammu, Thanos, and now even Wanda.
Of course as Benedict Cumberbatch He points out that there will be plenty of time for Strange to criticize Wanda for her actions at Westview when the two team up for the next one. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Insanity. Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda will play a supporting role in the film, which will see the Master of the Mystic Arts traversing alternate realities.
In the Multiverse of Madness is particularly notable for the entry of filmmaker Sam Raimi as a director. Raimi is considered Marvel royalty for his Spiderman movies starring Tobey Maguire, and fans have high hopes that the filmmaker’s horror sensibilities, which led to the evil Dead franchise, it will prove a perfect match for the upside-down and occasionally disturbing world of Sorcerer Supreme, a sentiment that Cumberbatch agreed with in an earlier interview.
“Sam, amazing. He’s so collaborative. God, he comes with the baggage of an icon. He’s an incredible force, especially in this genre. But he’s so humble, he’s so kind, he’s so appreciative, you really want to serve him. And boy, when He’s happy, you know you’ve done something right. He’s so good at getting you there and getting it done. This has been a very, very collaborative process. Our origin stories, I guess, and obviously the beasts that were the Avengers movies of the That being a part was exciting, but you’re kind of ready for the journey. You make the best of what you already have to do. The second time, there’s a little more of, ‘So what do you want to do and how are we going to figure this out? ‘ So it feels very creative. Sometimes scary. “
Directed by Sam Raimi, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Insanity stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Rachel McAdams, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Xochitl Gomez. The film hits theaters on March 25, 2022.
Topics: WandaVision, Doctor Strange