A true madness was experienced this weekend in theaters around the world. The grand premiere of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness became one of the most talked about topics, and with good reason. Now that the euphoria will begin to subside, it is time to analyze a very important aspect of the film: What do the post-credit scenes mean? Doc Strange 2? Are they really that important?
Next there will be spoilers of the tape.
The scene in the middle of the credits confirmed a theory that fans had already been commenting on for a few months: the appearance of Clea, the niece of Dormammu (the villain of the first film) and Sorceress Supreme of the Dark Dimension. Clea is played by the brilliant Charlize Theron, who is now joining the MCU.
Having caused an incursion (that is, an incident after the collision of two universes) during the third act of the film (while trying to stop Wanda), Strange has to help Clea to fix things and the alleged chaos that caused in the multiverse. They both leave through a portal that she opens and the screen goes black.
With an actress like Charlize Theron in attendance, it’s clear that the character has a bright future ahead of her on the big screen. If we go back to the original comics, we will remember that Clea ends up becoming the love of Doctor Strange and they live countless adventures fighting side by side. In fact, both marry, and after his death, Clea becomes Marvel’s Sorceress Supreme.
Could it be that we will see them fighting another enemy in a new movie of the character?
Sam Raimi’s nods to his past
Finally, the last of the post credits scenes of Doc Strange 2 allows us to see Bruce Campbell. However, his presence is far less memorable than Theron’s. Recall that during his journey through the multiverse, America Chavez steals a ball of pizza from a certain vendor, who turns out to be Campbell. To flee, Strange puts a spell on him, and he begins to beat himself up indefinitely.
Already in the post credits scene, we can see that the spell finally ends and Campbell looks directly at the screen, exclaiming: It’s over! Obviously, the gag It has no relevance to the movie or the Marvel universe. It is more a nod from director Sam Raimi to the audience, since he has worked with Campbell on productions such as Infernal possession either the army of darkness. Also, in real life, they are great friends.
Given this, it has been very funny to see the reactions of the audience on social networks, because they did not expect such an important film to end, literally, with a joke. That’s why, as MJ said in Spider-Man: No Way Home: “If you expect to be disappointed, you will never end up disappointed.”
What was your favorite post credits scene? Do you think Clea will have a very relevant role in future phases of the MCU?
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now available in theaters.
John Joseph Cruz I am one of those who always defended Robert Pattinson as Batman and can see the same movie in the cinema up to 7 times. My guilty pleasure? Low budget horror movies.