Jade Bartlett set to write Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
According to Collider, The Turning scribe Jade Bartlett has been tapped to pen the screenplay for Marvel Studios‘ highly-anticipated sequel Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which is about to debut on May 7, 2021. However, it isn’t but clear if director Scott Derrickson, who wrote the first movie with C. Robert Cargill and Jon Spaihts, will even be co-writing the script with Bartlett or not.
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is being described as the first horror movie in the MCU with Oscar nominee Benedict Cumberbatch returning as the titular sorcerer supreme and Elizabeth Olsen additionally showing as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, with Olsen’s forthcoming Disney+ sequence WandaImaginative and prescient set to instantly impression the occasions of the Doctor Strange sequel.
Doctor Strange and Scarlet Witch not too long ago appeared in this yr’s highest grossing movie of all time, Avengers: Endgame, the place they had been each final seen attending Tony Stark’s funeral.
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The first Doctor Strange film was launched in 2016 with Benedict Cumberbatch starring in the titular function. Joining him in the movie had been Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Mordo, Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer, and Michael Stuhlbarg as Nicodemus West. It additionally featured the MCU debut of important characters from the pages of Marvel Comics, together with Benedict Wong as Wong, plus Mads Mikkelsen as villain Kaecilius, and Tilda Swinton as the Ancient One (who’s of Celtic origin in the movie as a substitute of East Asian origin). Doctor Strange was directed by Scott Derrickson, whose earlier credit had been primarily horror movies like The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Sinister, and Deliver Us from Evil, although he additionally introduced us the fashionable remake of The Day the Earth Stood Still in 2008.