This week on Capes and Tights, the crew discusses Doctor Strange and give you a preview of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
While co-host Adam Morissette treks to his new home multiple states away, Capes and Tights welcomed guest co-host Paul Eaton of Galactic Comics and Collectibles to review the film and preview the upcoming sequel.
The first Strange film was released on November 4, 2016 with a box office success of $677.7 million on an estimated $165–236.6 million budget. Jon Spaihts, Scott Derrickson, and C. Robert Cargill were tabbed with writing the film, while Derrickson was in the director chair.
Michael Giacchino was in charge of the music. Giacchino has scored a number of Marvel Cinematic Universe films including the Spider-Man films and the upcoming Thor: Love and Thunder movie.
The 2016 movie starred Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Mordo, Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer, Benedict Wong as Wong, Michael Stuhlbarg as Nicodemus West, Benjamin Bratt as Jonathan Pangborn, Scott Adkins as Lucian, and Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is set to hit theaters on May 6, 2022. The sequel film was directed by Sam Raimi, penned by Michael Waldron, and music by the great Danny Elfman.
Cumberbatch, Ejiofor, McAdams, Wong, and Stuhlbarg return, while adding Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch, and Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez as confirmed cast members. Rumors have Patrick Stewart joining the cast, among others, but has not been confirmed.
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