According to fresh rumors, Marvel Studios intends to release Doctor Strange 3 sooner rather than later.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness was only released in May 2022, although it was a commercial success, the film was more successful.
Fans questioned Stephen Strange's participation and how his sequel would affect the Multiverse Saga and Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and Secret Wars.
Before the Avengers assemble again, fresh speculation suggested that Benedict Cumberbatch's three-eyed sorcerer might be starring in his own three-eyed sorcerer.
Before Avengers 6, is Doctor Strange 3 still alive?
According to insider Jason Kane (Greatphase), Marvel is planning to release another Doctor Strange film before Avengers: The Kang Dynasty and with Scott Derrickson returning in the director's seat.
The scooper wrote in a tweet that "Doctor Strange 3, Kang Dynasty and Eternals Sequel" would be included in 2026.
By releasing the following information, Big Screen Leaks supported several aspects of this rumor.
Scott Derrickson directed Doctor Strange for the first time in 2016 and was expected to direct Doctor Strange 2 before Sam Raimi was hired.
The Kang Dynasty: Avengers: The Kang Dynasty is expected to be released sooner than later, according to multiple sources.
According to these rumors, if Marvel wants to squeeze in Doctor Strange 3 – or any other MCU film – ahead of Avengers 5, delays would be necessary.
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Charlize Theron teased that she "has some work to do" in her Doctor Strange 2 character, Clea.