Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness: Release Date And Possible Villain Lineup

Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness
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The sequel of 2016 Doctor Strange is in the works at Marvel Studios, and it will be a part of MCU phase 4. Benedict Cumberbatch will return as Doctor Strange. Also, this is sad that the original director Scott Derrickson will not direct the sequel as Sam Raimi replaced him.

Now, fans wonder who will be the potential villain in the upcoming MCU movie and when the movie will be released in the theaters. So here’s what you should know about Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness:

Who Can Be The Possible Villain Of Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness?

Till now, the main villain of the Doctor Strange 2 is not revealed. But still, there are many significant villains of Marvel who have the potential to appear in the sequel of Doctor Strange. When Derrickson was the director, he hinted during an interview with IGN that Nightmare can be the villain of the sequel. But now he left the project; maybe it will not happen.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
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Also, we saw in the original movie’s post-credit scene that Mordo decided to kill every sorcerer on Earth, so we can expect that he can be the main villain of the sequel. There also rumors of the character Shuma-Gorath to be the villain of Doctor Strange 2. In the comics, we saw Doctor Strange and the monster fighting together, so this is also a good option. 

When Will Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness Release In Theaters?

Doctor Strange 2 has suffered delay for two times. At the start, it was slated to arrive in theaters on May 2021, but due to the coronavirus outbreak, it was shifted to November 5, 2021.

Later, Marvel again decided to delay Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness because Tom Holland’s Spiderman 3 gets the date of November 5, 2021. Now the sequel will arrive in the theaters on March 25, 2022. 

Other Details Regarding Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness

Alongside Cumberbatch, we will see stars like Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Elizabeth Olsen in the sequel. The sequel reportedly a horror movie as per the sources. Dr. Strange and Scarlet Witch will team up in the sequel, and we have noticed them both in the comic books.


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