Take it from one of the masters: The next Doctor Odd the sequel will be scary.
Sam Raimi from the Evil dead fame and director of Doctor Odd in the Multiverse of Madness is recorded as saying its sequel contains a “horror element”, according to a report on movieweb.com.
Raimi – in a recent interview – said that when original director Scott Derrickson and Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige first promoted the film, “they said it would be the first movie of Marvel superhero that had an element of horror. ”
Even after Derrickson left the project (apparently over creative differences), “that was still the mandate,” Raimi said. “To make the first Marvel movie that had a horror element. So I stuck with their original statements.
Raimi said the sequel is “scary at times and frightening at others. It’s unclear what you’ll find in the multiverse. It’s in that unknown that there is suspense and darkness. A tool for tickle audiences’ fear Fans won’t have long to wait – the film hits theaters on May 6th.
The sequel, directed by Raimi and written by Michael Waldron (Loki) – stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Dr. Stephen Strange, Elizabeth Olsen as The Scarlet Witch, Benedict Wong as Wong, Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer, Chiwetel Ejiofor as Mordo and Xochitl Gomez as the role of America Chavez.
In the film, Strange uses a spell to “manipulate time and space and open the door to a mysterious madness called the Multiverse,” according to the logline. “To restore a world where everything is changing, Strange enlists the help of his allies Wong and the Scarlet Witch.”
The Marvel Comics character of Dr. Stephen Strange, created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, first appeared in Odd Tales Nope. 110 back in 1963.
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