Sam Raimi has revealed he will direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. Months after entering into talks about joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Spider-Man trilogy director casually admitted to Coming Soon that he’d taken the gig to helm the Doctor Strange sequel.
Once more, Twitter burst with reactions.
Sam Raimi confirmed for Doctor Strange 2! pic.twitter.com/SN7OGDI0F5— Francisco Allen (@walter_kovacs55) April 14, 2020
I will never forgive Feige if he fucks with Sam Raimi and doesn't let him do his thing— Patrick Willems (@patrickhwillems) April 14, 2020
Thor just got the news that Sam Raimi is directing the second doctor strange movie pic.twitter.com/jl1xOkELj0— Shamar English (@english_shamar) April 15, 2020
Thrilled that Sam Raimi is back behind the camera for Doctor Strange 2 🙌— The Social Cinephile (@SocialCinephile) April 15, 2020
Hope they let him do his thing so we get some of that sweet goofy goodness.
Favourite Raimi movie? pic.twitter.com/uXnycNlJTD
I was completely uninterested in watching any other MCU movie, but now that Sam Raimi is directing Doctor Strange 2, I feel its an obligation at this point. #DoctorStrange— fathergong (@gongmeister) April 15, 2020
When Sam Raimi is confirmed to be directing Doctor Strange 2 pic.twitter.com/awuSLhkPda— Steve Tiemann (@Stove501) April 14, 2020
A casual reminder that Sam Raimi is is the GOAT. pic.twitter.com/kHLXcpYuRF— Zach Kornfeld (@korndiddy) April 14, 2020
Sam Raimi emailing Dashboard Confessional, Train, Hoobastank, Jet, Maroon 5, Taking Back Sunday, Midtown, Lostprophets, Smile Empty Soul, The Ataris, Ana Johnsson about collaborating on the DOCTOR STRANGE 2 soundtrack pic.twitter.com/xerOZgnWgU— Carrie Wittmer 🦔 (@carriesnotscary) April 14, 2020
When Sam Raimi says I’m doing DOCTOR STRANGE 2:— TheScottToddy (@OGScottieT) April 15, 2020
NOW THAT SAM RAIMI IS DIRECTING DOCTOR STRANGE 2 THAT MEANS BRUCE CAMPBELL CAN BE IN AN MCU MOVIE LETS FUCKING GO pic.twitter.com/TSpFhyy5sm— Machine Washable (@marinara_bandit) April 15, 2020
So with Sam Raimi officially directing Doctor Strange 2 we have to start asking the real questions. Who’s Bruce Campbell playing? pic.twitter.com/D0D4rxaIui— Strange Talking ۞ 🎇 (@boomboomwhooosh) April 15, 2020
As for Bruce Campbell, the longtime Raimi collaborator is already considering how he might make his way into the MCU.
Huh. Surely, there must be SOME character to challenge the good Doctor… https://t.co/1ZTpfoE3te— Bruce Campbell (@GroovyBruce) April 15, 2020
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is currently slated for release on November 5, 2021. In the meantime, Raimi’s got a new series rolling on Quibi, 50 States of Fright.
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