Doctor Strange 2 Will Have New Look Unlike Anything You've Seen Before In The MCU

The movie's writer says the cinematography will be something new for the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness writer Michael Waldron has given an update on the sequel, saying in an interview that viewers should expect it to look unlike anything they've ever seen before from the MCU. What's more, Waldron has spoken about how he was inspired by Anthony Bourdain and Indiana Jones.

The movie's director of photography is John Mathieson, whose previous credits include Gladiator and Logan. "The film is incredibly visually thrilling," Waldron told Vanity Fair. "I think the look of it is going to be unlike anything you've seen in the MCU before."

Waldron didn't elaborate on how In the Multiverse of Madness will set itself apart visually. Mathieson earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Cinematography for Gladiator, while he was also nominated in that category for The Phantom of the Opera.

In the Multiverse of Madness is directed by Spider-Man's Sam Raimi, who took over for original director Scott Derrickson after he dropped out over creative differences with Marvel. According to Waldron, In the Multiverse of Madness is a "very Sam Raimi" movie and it's "a ride."

In the Multiverse of Madness comes to theaters in 2022. Benedict Cumberbatch returns to play the lead role, while Elizabeth Olson's Scarlet Witch is coming back for the sequel as well. In other news, Marvel boss Kevin Feige recently said he regretted whitewashing Doctor Strange's The Ancient One character.

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