Warning: This post contains MAJOR spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness cast and character guide. It’s been nearly six years since Dr. Stephen Strange entered the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Since his introduction, the wizard has been thrust into various situations of the cosmic variety, time travel, and the multiverse. Now that Doctor Strange finally has a sequel movie, things are going to get even more intense for him.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness follows the events of Spider-Man: No Coming Home, who saw the fate of Doctor Strange to help the web-slinging hero go wrong. This opened up rifts in the multiverse, allowing people from different dimensions to access the main world of the MCU. The sequel sees Doctor Strange recruit Wanda Maximoff and others to traverse the multiverse in search of someone he believes to be the enemy – only to discover Wanda is the enemy. The film will explore what Doctor Strange’s life might have been like had he not become a Sorcerer Supreme, as well as other iterations of him and the rest of the characters.
The MCU movie will further unlock the multiverse in ways that have yet to be explored. Loki and Spider-Man: No Coming Home just scratched the tip of the iceberg in terms of what’s possible. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness brings back familiar faces to the MCU while introducing new characters. Here’s the complete guide to the cast, the characters they play, and what movies and TV shows audiences have seen them in before.
Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Stephen Strange
Dr. Stephen Strange was a former neurosurgeon whose car accident left him unable to perform surgery again. He traveled to learn and master the mystical arts, battling Dormammu. He helped the Avengers stop Thanos, but he disappeared in the blink of an eye, reappearing five years later. Although no longer the Sorcerer Supreme, Doctor Strange is still very powerful, helping Peter Parker with a spell to erase his identity as Spider-Man from everyone’s minds. Doctor Strange is played by Benedict Cumberbatch, who is best known for his roles in films such as The imitation gameOscar nominee The power of the dog, The Electric Life of Louis Wain, 12 years of slavery, Star Trek Into Darkness, 1917, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgame, strange doctorand Spider-Man: No Coming Home. He is also famous for playing Sherlock Holmes in sherlock.
Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch
Wanda Maximoff gained her powers from the Infinity Stones and became a powerful witch, helping defeat Thanos before and after the snap. However, after losing her twin brother Pietro Maximoff and Vision, whom she loved and lived off the grid with the following Captain America: Civil War, Wanda’s collective grief created Westview, a fictional town she transformed across a hex. In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Wanda is asked by the wizard to solve a multiverse problem. Wanda Maximoff is portrayed by Elizabeth Olsen, who is best known for her roles in wind river, sorry for your loss, Ingrid goes west, Godzilla, Kill your darlings, Avengers: Infinity War, Avengers: Endgameand Wanda Vision.
Xochitl Gomez as America Chavez
America Chavez is new to the MCU. She can travel between dimensions by punching holes in them and is actually from another universe. She assists Doctor Strange and Wong on the multiverse problem. America Chavez is portrayed by Xochitl Gomez, who is best known for her role on the now canceled Netflix. The Babysitters Club. Gomez also starred in gentified, The Raven’s House and you are the worst.
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Karl Mordo
Karl Mordo is a former master of the mystical arts and a former enemy of Doctor Strange. The two fought in strange doctor. The Mordo in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is from another world, a former friend of Doctor Strange and a member of the Illuminati. Mordo is portrayed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, who is best known for 12 years of slavery, The old guard, Maleficent: mistress of evil, The Martian, Z as Zacharias, salt, 2012, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Lockedand love in fact.
Benoit Wong As Wong
Wong is the Sorcerer Supreme, having taken over from Doctor Strange during his five-year absence due to Thanos’ downfall. Wong is Doctor Strange’s friend who is more level-headed when it comes to decision-making, though he enjoys going to underground fights in his spare time. Wong is portrayed by Benedict Wong, who is best known for his roles in Sun, Prometheus, The Martian, Annihilationthe TV series Lethal class, Gemini Man, nine daysand Raya and the last dragon. Wong also appeared in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Ringsand Spider-Man: No Coming Home.
Doctor Strange 2 Cast and Supporting Characters
Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer – Dr. Christine Palmer is an emergency surgeon and formerly the romantic partner of Stephen Strange. She has not been seen since strange doctor, with Strange deciding he had to leave Christine behind to protect the New York Sanctum. Rachel McAdams is best known for playing Regina George in mean girls. But the actress has acted in several films, including The Time Traveler’s Wife, Notebook, sherlock holmes, The wish, About time, game night, wedding crashes, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga, morning gloryand Projector.
Michael Stuhlbarg as Dr. Nicodemus West – Dr. Nicodemus West was Stephen Strange’s rival when the latter was still a surgeon. Dr. West appears at Christine’s wedding. Michael Stuhlbarg is best known for call me by your name, Boardwalk Empire, The shape of water, A serious man, Arrival, Hugoand lincoln.
Julian Hilliard as Billy Maximoff – Julian Hilliard reprises his role as Billy from Wanda Vision. Billy is Wanda’s son from another universe. Hilliard appeared in The Haunting of Hill House, The conjuration: the devil made me do itand Penny Dreadful: City of Angels.
Jett Klyne as Tommy Maximoff – Jett Klyne also reprises his role as Tommy from Wanda Vision. Tommy is Wanda’s son from another universe. Klyne appeared in Skyscraper, devil in the dark, Lethal classand Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.
Sheila Atim as Sara – Sara is an apprentice witch who helps Doctor Strange and Wong fight their adversary. Sheila Atim is best known for The Underground Railroad, Bruised, prostitutesand twelfth night.
Adam Hugill as Rintrah – Rintrah the Minotaur is an ally of Doctor Strange and Wong. Adam Hugill is known for 1917, sherwoodand The watch.
Lashana Lynch as Captain Marvel – Lashana Lynch reprises her role as Maria Rambeau from Captain Marvel, but this time she’s also Captain Marvel from another world, as well as a member of the Illuminati. Lynch is best known for no time to die, Always cursedand Armored.
Hayley Atwell as Captain Carter – Peggy Carter is Captain Carter in one of the multiverse worlds, as well as a member of the Illuminati. Captain Carter first appeared in the Disney+ series What if…? Hayley Atwell is best known for Agent Carter, Conviction, The Duchess, Captain America: The First Avengerand The pillars of the earth.
Anson Mount as Black Bolt – Black Bolt is an Inhuman, beings that were experimented on by the Kree and a member of the Illuminati on another world. Anson Mount reprises his role as Black Bolt, a character he originally played on the short-lived Marvel ABC series Inhumans. Mount is best known for Star Trek: Discovery, Hell on wheelsand Star Trek: Strange New Worlds.
John Krasinski as Reed Richards – Reed Richards is the leader of the Fantastic Four and a member of the Illuminati on one of the multiverse worlds. Reed is played by John Krasinski, who is best known for Officefrom Amazon Jack Ryan, A silent place, 13 hoursand monster university.
Patrick Stewart as Professor Charles Xavier – Professor Charles Xavier is a member of the Illuminati on another earth alongside all of the aforementioned members. Patrick Stewart reprises the role of All Previous x-men movies though Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness This is his first appearance in the MCU. Besides playing Professor X, Stewart is best known for American dad!, green room, Hamlet, Robin Hood: Men in Tightsand for playing Captain Jean-Luc Picard in Star Trek: The Next Generation and the following Star Trek movies and series, including Star Trek: Picard.
Next: All 12 MCU Movies Releasing After Doctor Strange 2 (& When)
- Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022)Release date: May 06, 2022
- Thor: Love and Thunder (2022)Release Date: Jul 08, 2022
- Black Panther: Wakanda Forever/Black Panther 2 (2022)Release date: November 11, 2022
- Marvels/Captain Marvel 2 (2023)Release date: July 28, 2023
- Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (2023)Release date: May 05, 2023
- Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania (2023)Release date: February 17, 2023
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