Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness – 88% is already one of the most successful films of the year and it still has a long way to go in theaters. Marvel Studios fans packed the complexes during the first weekend and took to social media to share their thoughts; Although most agree that it is an entertaining movie, some were not satisfied with the absence of all the cameos that they murmured for months. One of the most anticipated appearances was that of Tom Cruise as Superior Iron Man, however, it did not come true. One of the film’s screenwriters confesses that this alternative was never a possibility. Ouch.
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Now that the first weekend of Multiverse of Madness has passed and most fans have seen it, spoilers can start to flow without too much concern. Stephen Strange travels to an alternate universe thanks to the powers of America Chavez, however, they are captured by the Illuminati, the most powerful group of superheroes on that Earth. The leaks published months ago revealed the presence of all of them, however, the presence of Tom Cruise began to be suggested as Superior Iron Man, who would have the Infinity Stones under his power and would be the greatest version of the superhero.
Until a few days ago, countless fans were certain that Tom would make his extraordinary appearance in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness and would face the Scarlet Witch in a totally spectacular match. But things turned out to be very different. Through an interview with rolling stoneMichael Waldron, screenwriter, confesses that bringing Cruise as Superior Iron Man was never going to happen:
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I think it was never really an option, because of availability.
It seems that the incredible theory of the Superior Iron Man was something that the fans handled without having a reliable source, they raised the expectations until they reached untenable points and finally collapsed. The cameos in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness they were much smaller than expected, although with results no less impressive. The confrontation between the Scarlet Witch and the Illuminati will be forever etched in the minds of the fandom.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness It is receiving positive reviews in most cases, but there is a part of the commentators that finds holes in the script or moments that are too “out of Marvel”. The truth is that Sam Raimi did mark his style with steel in the footage, offering a bit of horror and rotten bodies that are resurrected with magic. Undeniably, we are facing one of the most unique films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, one that tried to go further, perhaps it failed in some things but it also surprised many with its freshness; after all, executives at Marvel Studios have never gone for originality.
In addition to working as a screenwriter in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, michael waldron he also wrote all six episodes of Loki – 96%, so he has extensive experience in the interdimensional adventures of Marvel Studios. You can read the official synopsis of the film below:
After the events of Avengers: Endgame, Dr. Stephen Strange continues his investigation of the Time Stone. But an old friend turned enemy seeks to destroy every warlock on Earth, playing into Strange’s plan and causing him to unleash unspeakable evil.
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