Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness director Scott Derrickson has been teasing Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch for the movie for some time now.
The title for the Doctor Strange sequel was announced to be in the Multiverse of Madness at San Diego Comic-Con back in July. It was also revealed that Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch will be jointing the sequel opposite Doctor Strange. Before Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch joins Doctor Strange in his sequel, she will appear in the WandaVision series that will also lead up to it.
The news of Elizabeth Olsen appearing in the Doctor Strange sequel was never a rumor, but it was speculated by fans before. Many MCU fans have also speculated that Elizabeth Olsen will become more like the crazy Scarlet Witch from House of M and go up against the Sorcerer Supreme. Marvel Studios is known to plan things far in advance and that appears to be the case with Elizabeth Olsen joining the Doctor Strange sequel. A fan on the Marvel Studios subreddit found an old comment by Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson from two years ago. In it, the Doctor Strange director hinted that Scarlet Witch was always going to be in the sequel. Check out the post below.
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WandaVision centers on Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch after the events of Avengers: Endgame and is believed follow the character after she creates an idyllic world in which The Vision is still alive. The Elizabeth Olsen series also stars Teyonah Parris as an adult Monica Rambeau, Kat Dennings as Darcy Lewis, Randall Park as Agent Jimmy Woo, and Kathryn Hahn in an undisclosed role. Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige confirmed WandaVision will lead directly into Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, which will see Elizabeth Olsen reprise her role as Scarlet Witch.
WandaVision is scheduled to premiere on Disney Plus in the Spring of 2021. Meanwhile, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness opens in theaters on May 7, 2021. Stay tuned for the latest news on Elizabeth Olsen’s Scarlet Witch, Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange and the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe!
Check Out Every Image From Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Movie Here
Warner Bros.' upcoming standalone Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix is just over six weeks away from hitting theaters so we've rounded up all of the film's official images showing off the next Clown Prince of Crime.
Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix is set to be an origin story. The gritty and grounded crime film directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover) is set in 1980s Gotham City follows Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck, a failed 1980s comedian that becomes The Joker after he bombs with audiences. The film will serve as DC's first outing beyond its the current cinematic universe since it was launched by Zack Snyder in 2013 with Man of Steel in order to create new and unique storylines as the studio expands DC canon.
So far, Warner Bros. has released official images from the film featuring Joaquin Phoenix along with Robert De Niro who plays talk show host Murray Franklin, as well as Zazie Beetz' Sophie Dumond, who appears to be a love interest of Joaquin Phoenix's Joker in the film. You can check out all of the officially released stills from Joker in the gallery below!
Directed by Todd Phillips from a script he co-wrote with Scott Silver, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.
“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.
Joker will be released in theaters on October 4, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Joaquin Phoenix, Joker, and the future of the DC slate as we learn it.