Doctor Strange 2 Casting To Pay Off THAT MCU Fan Theory?

Bruce Campbell might just be appearing in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness...

If you're a Marvel fan - or perhaps more specifically a Sam Raimi Spider-Man fan - you may have been following WandaVision along and lamenting how everyone is saying "Mephisto this" and "Mephisto that", but not "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness this" or "Bruce Campbell that". (It's a thought I'm sure many of you have been having.)

Well, lament that no longer, because it looks as though frequent Raimi collaborator Bruce Campbell could be set for an appearance in the upcoming Doctor Strange sequel, which will place Benedict Cumberbatch's Sorcerer Supreme and Elizabeth Olsen's Scarlet Witch in the MCU's first horror oriented effort directed by Raimi.

In a tweet posted by the actor last Saturday, Campbell said that "it was a blast, working in a certain city, with a certain director on a certain movie with a certain actor". The tweet also included a rather lovely image of the London skyline at dusk, which is interesting because that's the same city where principal photography has begun on Raimi's Doctor Strange sequel.

Given Campbell's connection to Raimi (the pair have collaborated on no less than twelve films together and are also close friends), it puts the theory that he is involved in the next Doctor Strange film in good stead. But what role could he possibly be playing, and is there a chance Raimi could use the opportunity to finally resolve some unfinished business with his ill-fated fourth Spider-Man film?

Right now, the possibilities are somewhat limitless. We know the next phase of the MCU is going to have a heavy focus on the multiverse (pending the conclusion of WandaVision and on the slow trickle of information surrounding Spider-Man: No Way Home), and that opens up all sorts of opportunities for Raimi to use Campbell in Doctor Strange.

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