Almost all the news about movies nowadays is about release dates being pushed back due to the shutdown of production during the coronavirus pandemic and also the closure of nearly all movie theaters around the United States. Marvel Studios recently made some big changes to their schedule over the next couple years, but apparently that wasn’t enough. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has been pushed back again, this time into the spring of 2022, and Spider-Man 3 has shifted too. Meanwhile, Thor: Love & Thunder has been bumped up just a bit. Read More »
It’s more or less been common knowledge since February that Sam Raimi was going to be directing Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the sequel to Doctor Strange. We even wrote about it back then. But now Raimi has gone ahead and confirmed the news himself, just in case you wanted even more proof that this was happening.
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What happens when an unstoppable pandemic meets an unmovable movie franchise? Well, first that unmovable movie franchise promptly moves. And then Disney sets new dates for the next slate of films set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, working under the assumption that time is on their side.
Several weeks after Marvel Studios’ Black Widow was delayed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the powerhouse studio has shuffled its slate. The first solo adventure starring Scarlett Johansson’s super-spy will now open later this year, triggering a domino effect that sees the entire new phase of movies, including The Eternals, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Thor: Love and Thunder, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, and Captain Marvel 2 shuffled around the schedule.
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Michael Waldron, who’s currently serving as the showrunner of Marvel Studios’ upcoming Disney+ series Loki, has been hired as the new writer of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the upcoming feature film sequel which is said to have narrative links to his streaming series. Get the details below. Read More »
Scott Derrickson walked away from directing Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness for Marvel Studios due to creative differences. But now, they’ve found his replacement.
Director Sam Raimi is in talks to take the helm of the Doctor Strange sequel starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the Sorcerer Supreme. Considering Raimi’s reputation for horror with the likes of the Evil Dead franchise and Drag Me to Hell, not to mention his time spent with Spider-Man for an entire trilogy of films, he seems like the perfect choice for this job. Read More »
Breaking news: Scott Derrickson, the filmmaker behind 2016’s Doctor Strange, will no longer direct the film’s sequel, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Read More »
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is slated to arrive in theaters early in the summer of 2021, and it will bring some horror to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. More specifically, Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige says it will draw inspiration from the horror of the 1980s, the kind that Steven Spielberg brought to the big screen with Raiders of the Lost Ark or Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom that offered scares and adventure hand-in-hand.
Find out what Feige had to say about the Doctor Strange horror headed our way, as well as a tease of some unexpected characters who will enter the MCU in the mystical sequel. Read More »
Before he directed Marvel’s magical hit Doctor Strange in 2016, Scott Derrickson was a well-known name in the horror community, having shot to fame with films like The Exorcism of Emily Rose and Sinister. But it has been four years since Derrickson has directed a horror film and fans had been wondering whether he intended to return to the genre at all. But Derrickson is here to ease their fears: he’s already got a horror movie lined up — after he wraps up Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
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I remember walking out of the theater after a screening of The Avengers, shaking my head in awe at how Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and his team of collaborators managed to weave seemingly disparate worlds together into a coherent story. But that was back in the first phase of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and the scope and ambition of Marvel movies have expanded exponentially since then.
So how will Feige and Co. continue to keep things fresh as they surpass 25 movies in the same universe? The answer, it seems, is to take the action beyond a single universe. Read Feige’s latest quote on the future of the MCU below.
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Since the initial announcement of Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ shows, it was clear they would tie into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a way that previous Marvel TV shows (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., etc.) never did. Series like The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, Hawkeye, and WandaVision will bring movie stars to the world of streaming and serve as a storytelling bridge between MCU films.
We knew about some of those connections already, but in a new interview, Marvel’s Kevin Feige has revealed another pairing to look out for – and he explained how one of them transitioned from a film project into a streaming series. Read about the Loki Doctor Strange connection below, and how Hawkeye was planned as a movie.
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