Last month, it was revealed that Scott Derrickson will be leavingDoctor Strange 2 as its director, but will stay on as the film's executive producer. While it is unfortunate that he won't be directing the sequel, fans were surprised to learn that Spider-Man original trilogy director, Sam Raimi, is in talks to take his place. It looks like most people are all in for this decision, and it seems like Derrickson is too.
Taking to Twitter, Derrickson has voiced his support in Raimi potentially helming the sequel. He says he has worked with Raimi and that he's "one of the nicest people" he has known in the film industry. The Doctor Strange director thinks it is a "great choice" for Raimi to take over. You can check out his tweet below.
Marvel fans certainly appreciate Derrickson's classy and respectful response. While the studio is yet to confirm that Raimi will be replacing him, the sequel is definitely in good hands. Considering that the sequel is expected to have some horror aspects, having Raimi would be a great decision. His work on both superhero movies and his iconic horror films such as Evil Dead and Drag Me to Hell certainly speaks for itself.
On another note, though some of the fan-favorite characters are expected to return, including Wong and Mordo, it seems like Rachel McAdams' Christine Palmer won't likely make an appearance in Doctor Strange 2.
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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is set for release on May 7, 2021.
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