The surprising cameos of ‘Doctor Strange 2’: Who is who in the Multiverse of Madness

The sequel about the Marvel wizard played by Benedict Cumberbatch has introduced some important characters from the comics and also versions of others that have already debuted in previous installments.

BEWARE, ‘SPOILERS’! This topic contains ‘spoilers’ for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness has brought fans of Marvel Cinematic Universe on a journey through other worlds. The film, directed by Sam Raimi, has focused, above all, on that reality in which the superheroes have formed a group called the illuminati. The appearance of its members has been one of the most commented moments of the film starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen.

reed richards/mr fantastic (John Krasinski) Mary Rambeau/Captain Marvel (Lashana Lynch), Charles Xavier/Professor X (PatrickStewart), Peggy Carter/Captain Carter (Hayley Atwell) and Blackagar boltagon/Black Lightning (Anson Mount) are the characters and actors who have appeared in this new adventure of the Marvel wizard.

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So that you do not miss any of these surprising cameos, we will tell you below who is who in Earth-838the other universe to which Stephen Strange and America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) from Earth-616the universe in which the events of the UCM have taken place since the first installment of the franchise: Hombre de Hierro.

Black Lightning


Black Bolt is one of the members of the Illuminati on Earth-838. Also known by the name of Blackagar Boltagonthis superhero is a Inhuman and his power lies in his voice, which is tremendously destructive. Hence, he does not speak unless he has to attack. In the comics, Black Bolt is the king of Attilana secret city located on the dark side of the moon where this group of superheroes live, who emerged from experiments that kree -in Guardians of the Galaxy and Captain Marvel we met them, they are the blue-skinned aliens- they carried out on primitive humans to turn them into weapons. To do this, the Kree introduced the inhuman gene. Many humans have it, but it only activates if they are exposed to Terrigen Mist. The one in charge of bringing Black Bolt to life in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is Anson Mount. The interpreter already got into the skin of this character in the failed series of Marvel Inhumans.

Captain Carter


Captain Carter is a character introduced in the Disney+ animated series What If…? In this universe, she was Peggy Carter (Hayley Atwell) who underwent the experiment with the super-soldier serum instead of steve rogers (Chris Evans). In Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Hayley Atwell, who played Peggy Carter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, plays Captain Carter.

Captain Marvel


On Earth-616, Carol Danver (Brie Larson) is Captain Marvelbut on Earth-838 it is Mary Rambeau (Lashana Lynch). Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness does not specify how the latter acquired her powers. Lashana Lynch is the actress who plays Captain Marvel of Earth-838. The latter was the one who gave life to Maria Rambeau, Carol Danvers’s best friend, in Captain Marvel. his daughter is Monica Rambeau (Teyonah Parris), a key character in Scarlet Witch and Vision, who by acquiring powers became Photon and who we will see again in the sequel to Captain Marvel titled The Marvels.

mr fantastic


Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness introduces the reed richards/mr fantasticthe leader of the Fantastic fourfrom Earth-838. John Krasinski is in charge of interpreting it and his signing for this cameo is one of the ones that fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actor was the favorite to play Reed Richards and Marvel Studios has given his fans a moment to remember. Fantastic Four is one of the future installments of the Phase 4 of the UCM, but we will have to wait to find out if Krasinsi also gets into the skin of Mr. Fantastic again on Earth-616 -if the film is set in that universe- or it will be another actor.

Charles Xavier


The trailers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness already advanced the appearance of Charles Xavier. Patrick Stewartwho has given life to the leader of Marvel’s mutants in the X-Men saga of 20th Century Fox -now named 20th Century Studios after its purchase by Disney-, has returned as Professor X in the sequel to Doctor Strange (Doctor Strange). The Charles Xavier of Earth-838 features a nod to the comics introducing his iconic yellow wheelchair.

Bruce Campbell


This cameo is not related to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it is a nod to the career of sam raimi. Bruce Campbell is in charge of interpreting, in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, a seller of pizza balls on Earth-838. After a dispute, Stephen Strange (benedict cumberbatch) casts a spell on him with which he will be hitting his face for a few weeks. Campbell starred in the Raimi trilogy consisting of The Dead of Hell (1981), Terrifyingly Dead (1987) and Army of Darkness (1993). In addition, the actor also has cameos in Raimi’s Spider-Man saga starring Tobey Maguire.