Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness recently released in theaters, and the marketing material for the film has been fantastic to say the least. The movie released amazing posters and trailers which definitely sped up the sequel. Some of the trailers revealed a lot about the film, including some major cameos, and even that Patrick Stewart would be returning as Professor Charles Xavier. The movie was made by evil Dead mastermind Sam Raimi and a fan think Doctor Strange posters could have paid homage to army of darkness.
An Instagram artist who goes by the handle @Kylejamesfilm has created a stunning poster for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness that pays homage to classic 80s horror movies like army of darkness. The poster features the zombie version of Doctor Strange surrounded by ghouls and skeletons with an 80s-inspired title treatment. You can check out the Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness fan poster below.
Back when Marvel Studios first announced Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, it was billed as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s first horror film. Horror director Scott Derrickson was previously attached to direct the sequel, until he ultimately left the film due to creative differences. The studio would eventually get evil Dead and Spider Man director Sam Raimi to helm the film and the rest is history. When the tickets for the strange doctor sequel went on sale, the recently did an interview with Fandango where he teased the film’s horror elements.
“I think that [Kevin] meant, from my perspective, that this movie had a flavor of horror,” Raimi revealed in an interview with the website. “I think when the original director, Scott Derrickson, and Kevin promoted the coming of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, they said it would be the first Marvel superhero movie with a horror element. I hope I am not misquoting them. But even after Scott left the picture due to creative differences, that was still the mandate – to make the first Marvel movie that had a horror element. So I stuck to their original statements.”
Marvel Studios describes Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness reads: “To restore a world where everything is changing, Strange enlists the help of his ally Wong, the Sorcerer Supreme, and the Avengers’ most powerful Scarlet Witch, Wanda. But a terrible threat looms over humanity and the world. “The entire universe that is no longer can be made by their power alone. Even more surprisingly, the universe’s greatest threat looks exactly like Doctor Strange.
The film is directed by the legendary Sam Rami and will star Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, Benedict Wong as Wong, Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch, Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier, Xochitl Gomez in America Chavez. and Chiwetel Ejiofor as Baron Mordo. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is set to hit theaters on May 5, 2022!
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