Kevin Feige Addresses Original ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Director’s Departure

Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has addressed the departure of unique Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness director Scott Derrickson.

Perhaps probably the most stunning bits of reports to come back out of the Marvel Cinematic Universe was the departure of Scott Derrickson from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The director was initially set to return to helm Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness. However, earlier than he and co-writer C. Robert Cargill have been capable of pen a script the 2 departed the mission over what has at all times been referred to as artistic variations. Spider-Man director Sam Rami has since taken over the mission.

Since Scott Derrickson’s departure, everybody concerned has been moderately obscure about what occurred, solely citing artistic variations. The closest anybody has given to a definitive reply was Derrickson himself who acknowledged that he simply wasn’t concerned about making another person’s movie. Rumors had circulated for a while that Derrickson, a veteran horror director was attempting to make the movie an excessive amount of of a horror movie for Disney and Marvel’s liking. Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, nonetheless, has fully shot down this concept.

In a latest interview with Empire Magazine, Kevin Feige has continued to echo the unique sentiments, stating that it was simply artistic variations:

“We love Scott, and I think Scott feels the same. Nobody believes it, but it was just creative differences.”

Furthermore, he shot down the concept that making the movie creepy or one thing akin to a horror film was a deal-breaker for anybody concerned within the mission:

“There’s been some thought that that was the creative difference with Scott and Marvel, and it was not. Because we love that idea. The intention was that Strange would guide us into a much creepier side of the world.”

Here is the synopsis for the upcoming movie:

The MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries additional than ever earlier than. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the assistance of mystical allies each outdated and new, traverses the mind-bending and harmful alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary.

Directed by Sam Raimi from a script written by Michael Waldron, the upcoming film stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong, Xochitl Gomez, with Michael Stuhlbarg, and Rachel McAdams.

Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness hits theaters on May 6, 2022. Stay tuned for all the newest information on the upcoming movie and make sure you subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for extra unique video content material.

Source: Empire Magazine through SlashFilm


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