Disney CEO Teases Doctor Strange 2’s Surprising MCU Impact

With Spider-Man: No Coming Home in the rearview mirror, fans have their sights set Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Tom Holland’s latest adventure as Spidey introduced the multiverse to the general public in more ways than Loki did. With banter exchanged, now is the time to dive deep into alternate realities in the upcoming Sam Raimi-directed film.

Benedict Cumberbatch will return as his signature wizard, as his waking nightmares lead him to stumble through the crumbling multiverse. But what hurts him?

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Based on the recent trailer and various other whispers, it looks like Elizabeth Olsen’s Wanda will become the villain of the project. It’s unclear what her end goal would be, but it could have to do with finding her kids so teased at the end of Wanda Vision.

His quest will take Strange and his allies on a mind-bending journey through alternate universes, setting the stage for an endless amount of insane cameos, like the return of Patrick Stewart as Professor X.

Now Disney CEO Bob Chapek has teased the film’s massive reach and far-reaching effects.

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The MCU’s Unexpected Impact On Strange

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During today Annual Meeting of Shareholders, Disney CEO Bob Chapek commented on the upcoming MCU movie, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

Chapek teased how the next movie would be “[push] the limits of storytelling and would also be “[connect] pieces of the MCU unexpectedly: “

“From Marvel Studios we have the highly anticipated feature film Doctor Strange In the Multiverse of Madness, which hits theaters May 6th. With an extraordinary cast led by Benedict Cumberbatch, this film truly pushes the boundaries of storytelling and connects pieces from the Marvel Cinematic Universe in unexpected ways. I can’t wait for you all to see it.”

Doctor Strange and His Multiversal Ways

Yes Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness didn’t do what Chapek teased, that would be very strange – in the end, all of reality hangs in the balance. There’s no better time to push the boundaries and connect the furthest corners of the world. Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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The film certainly has plenty of anticipation to match. In addition to its insane premise, it has to juggle expectations for Scarlet Witch after the events of Wanda Visionintroduce America Chavez to the world and truly flesh out the concept of the multiverse in all its many details.

It is a colossal task. While it’s sad not to have Scott Derrickson back in the director’s chair, Sam Raimi is more than qualified to take over the reins. Hopefully his love for horror and his generally colorful and imaginative style will help bring to life one of the craziest MCU entries yet.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness hits theaters on May 6.

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