Among the most anticipated films of the year 2022, it is impossible not to mention Doctor Strange 2. The Marvel Studios blockbuster will hit theaters May 4thand according to the screenwriter’s revelations, the multiverse could have even more disastrous consequences than we could have imagined about our favorite heroes…
Doctor Strange 2why is the film so awaited?
It is now possible to count the weeks, even the days that separate us from the release of Doctor Stange in the Multiverse of Madness in dark rooms. In France, the film will be shown May 4th and Marvel Studios fans have been marking this date in their calendars for quite a while. To promote the release of the blockbuster, the franchise multiplies teasers or announcements of all kinds. Thanks to the latest trailer unveiled, we have now had confirmation that Doctor Strange 2 will focus on exploring the multiverse after its introduction into Spider-Man: No Way Homeof its alternative realities, and therefore of a whole anthology of cameos and characters from the House of Ideas.
If the film worn by Tom Holland, Tobey Maguire or Andrew Garfield was already an event, Benedict Cumberbatch, interpreter of Stephen Strange, promises another blockbuster “more crazy and titanic”. In 2 hours and 28 minutes, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness should pushing the limits of the possiblenaturally, thanks to the multiverse.
The emotional impact of the multiverse on undervalued characters
The trailer already revealed that Stephen Strange will have to face a dark, evil version of himself, but he’s not the only hero threatened by the introduction of alternate realities. As Michael Waldron, the film’s screenwriter, explains to SFX Magazinethe spectators do not seem to measure how much the multiverse is powerful and will change characters’ lives forever. The writer says that it is as if each of our heroes held a mirror in front of him and then saw the worst side of themselves, the one they would never even have suspected. How do you react to something so striking?
“If you are faced with alternate realities and alternate versions of yourself that need to be the focus of the story, explore who you could be if you were a different version of yourself, if you made other choices , the right choices or the wrong choices. It’s a complex thing, emotionally, and that’s exactly why it’s so exciting and so great for a cast as talented as this.”
You understand, the emotional impact of the multiverse on the characters present in Doctor Strange 2 will be even stronger and bigger than we could imagine. It remains to be seen how each of our heroes will find themselves upset by this turning point in the history of the MCU…