Collider reports that Marvel’s Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness has added a new screenwriter to the scripting team that had been previously announced to be Scott Derrickson, who co-wrote and directed the first installment.
They have revealed that Jade Bartlett (Good Universe, Miller’s Girl) will be working on the script, but haven’t confirmed the crediting situation as of yet.
Marvel has tapped up-and-coming screenwriter Jade Bartlett to write Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Collider has exclusively learned.
HN Entertainment has previously learned that filming is expected to take place at Pinewood Studios UK and could begin shooting as early as next spring/summer (May-July).
The cast currently consists of Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, and there are rumblings that Rachel McAdams may return as well.
As the title suggests the film is expected to explore the Multiverse of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which was said to be directly connected to the Disney+ series WandaVision.
Derrickson was announced a while back as the sequel’s director and promised at San Diego Comic-Con that the film would be the first jump into the horror genre for Marvel Studios.
Scott had previously teased adding Brother Voodoo and villain Nightmare for the sequel.
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness is set to be released on May 7th, 2021.
Dr. Stephen Strange’s (Benedict Cumberbatch) life changes after a car accident robs him of the use of his hands. When traditional medicine fails him, he looks for healing, and hope, in a mysterious enclave. He quickly learns that the enclave is at the front line of a battle against unseen dark forces bent on destroying reality. Before long, Strange is forced to choose between his life of fortune and status or leave it all behind to defend the world as the most powerful sorcerer in existence.