Marvel fans have an exciting week ahead as the highly anticipated Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness releases on Disney+ on June 22, 2022. The film was released in theatres in the US on May 6, 2022 to mostly positive reviews from critics, and it has also been a massive commercial success.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness release time on Disney+, plot, what to expect and more
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is expected to release on Disney+ on June 22, 2022 at 3.00 AM ET. The official synopsis of the film on Disney+ reads:
''In Marvel Studios' 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness', the MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.''
The film revolves around Doctor Strange meeting America Chavez, a teenage girl who possesses the mysteriously unique ability to traverse across the multiverse. Strange desperately tries to protect her as she's being hunted but he soon realizes the enormity of the task and seeks help from Wong and Wanda.
The trailer offers a glimpse of several stunning sequences and events that unfold in the movie. Sam Raimi's unique world-building ability is on display here as Benedict Cumberbatch and the others blend in with astonishing effortlessness.
So far, the film has received largely positive reviews from critics, who've praised the film's ambitions and Raimi's stylish direction. Some have even compared the film with Raimi's cult-classic horror movie, Evil Dead.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness cast
The film stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the lead role along with Elizabeth Oslen, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Benedict Wong in supporting roles. Cumberbatch has played the character in numerous films before, including Doctor Strange, Avengers: Infinity War, and Avengers: Endgame.
Strange is one of his best-known roles in the MCU and Cumberbatch has received widespread critical acclaim for his portrayal of the character over the years.
Elisabeth Olsen has also played the role of Wanda Maximoff in numerous films, including Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, and Avengers: Infinity War. She is one of the most familiar names in the MCU and has received high praise from critics and fans for her portrayal of the character.
Apart from the aforementioned actors, the film also stars:
- Benedict Wong as Wong
- Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez
- Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Mordo
- Michael Stuhlbarg as Nicodemus West
- Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer
The film is directed by Sam Raimi, who's known for directing several popular superhero and horror films like Evil Dead, Drag Me to Hell and the Spider-Man trilogy. It is written by noted screenwriter Michael Waldron, whose credits include Rick and Morty, Loki, and many more.
You can watch Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness on Disney+ on June 22, 2022.