Only one week left Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness Falls, but instead of waiting for word of mouth to spread, Marvel just dropped a new teaser featuring a cameo that could change the future of the MCU.
Benedict Cumberbatch’s Stephen Strange headlines upcoming Marvel Studios titles The multiverse of madnessBut he’s not the only heavy hitter scheduled to appear in the movie. no scarlet witch And America Chavez I’ll somehow factor in a second Dr. Gharib The movie’s story is about the entire MCU collapsing in on itself – an event that raised more than a few questions about the narrative territory Marvel is moving into.
While The multiverse of madnessThe latest teaser doesn’t explain what happened to the multiverse or how Stephen was involved, it just confirms that at some point in the movie, he’ll face the Illuminati from the MCU. In Marvel comics, the Illuminati is a secret group of heroes consisting of representatives from different groups, such as the Avengers, the Earth’s Magical Society, Wakanda, Atlantis and, perhaps most interestingly, mutants.
A number of classic Illuminati members from the comics such as Iron Man, Doctor Strange, and Black Panther have already appeared in the MCU. But what’s notable about this joke is the hint that Patrick Stewart appears as a variant of Charles Xavier, an old mentor of talented youth and a prominent member of the Illuminati. Although you don’t see Stewart’s face, his voice is instantly recognizable, as is the slanted yellow Day-Glo chair he appears to be sitting on, indicating that The multiverse of madnessThe Xavier variant will bear some resemblance to the Xavier of 90s X-Men Cartons. Interestingly, the joke also contains a file smaller Glimpses of what appears to be straight work Captain Peggy Carter And Captain Marvel, which he definitely prefers Lashana Lynch more than Tom Cruise.
Just a few years ago, Marvel Studios wasn’t pissing off fans with the possibility of mutants working in the MCU due to complications with the cinematic rights to the characters that eventually It was dissolved in 2019 when Disney bought 21st Century Fox. Wilderness also must be taken into account, The multiverse of madnessA story ‘about heroes of different dimensions who come together in a moment of crisis’ is the perfect way for Marvel to introduce a host of ‘new’ characters as X-Men fans have been waiting to see.
Doctor Strange in a multiverse of madness It hits theaters May 6.