With Spider-Man: No Way Home, this will be the fifth film where we will see Benedict Cumberbatch in the costume of the Supreme Sorcerer for the cinematographic universe Marvel. After his solo film in 2016 under the leadership of Scott Derrickson, Strange made a cameo in Thor: Ragnarök by Taika Waititi (2017) before appearing in Avengers: Infinity War (2018) then Avengers: Endgame (2019). Before his second solo film scheduled for spring 2022 (Doctor Strange in the multiverse of madness), we will see again Stephen strange in the new adventures of Peter Parker by Tom Holland where the latter goes to seek help from him after Mysterio does not reveal his identity to all New York in the events of Spider-Man: Far From Home.
If he’s filming reshoots for Multiverse of Madness, Benedict Cumberbatch reassured fans specifying that this is what was done more and more in big Hollywood productions and that it would in no way impact the release date of the film. Regarding its future, it is likely that given its power and importance following the departures of Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr), Strange either in the MCU for a little while.
By discussing with the media USA Today, Benedict Cumberbatch gave positive news regarding his future as Doctor Strange when asked the question:
“As long as the character is of interest [les fans] and do some fantastic things in the MCU, why not? “
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will hit theaters on May 6, 2022.