Sam Raimi has officially confirmed that he’s directing Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, his return to the world of superheroes as well as screen horror after recently directed the first episode of mobile streaming service Quibi’s 50 States of Fright.
“I loved Doctor Strange as a kid. He was probably number five for me for great comic book characters. He was so original.”
Raimi is directing from a script by Jade Bartlett and Michael Waldron. Benedict Cumberbatch will return as Doctor Strange, with Benedict Wong, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Elizabeth Olsen also expected to reprise their MCU roles.
The new release date is November 5, 2021.
Source: Bloody Disgusting.