Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness — now taking part in in cinemas worldwide — ends with the anticipated phrases “Doctor Strange will return.” But it does not simply promise a 3rd movie, the post-credits scene additionally teases the following journey, as with each Marvel film. There’s just one significant scene within the Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness credit, as the opposite one is the continuation of a gag from earlier within the movie. Of course, I say significant with caveats, given the primary sequel utterly ignores what was arrange within the post-credits scene of the primary Doctor Strange film. Basically, we have to begin placing much less inventory into Marvel credit score teases, who actually is aware of what is going on to occur within the intervening years by the point the following film comes round.
Warning: spoilers forward for Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness. Proceed at your personal danger.
Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness mid-credits scene
The first scene in the course of the Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness credit finds Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) calmly strolling down the New York streets, earlier than a portal opens up behind him. As he spins round, he encounters Charlize Theron, clad in all purple. Comic guide followers will know that is Clea — and she or he’s recognized as such within the Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness credit to return. Strange and Clea have historical past within the comics, however let’s end the scene first.
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Clea (Theron) tells Strange that his actions have brought about an Incursion — it occurs when two universes collide that (principally) results in their mutual destruction, as Reed Richards (John Krasinski) explains earlier within the movie. Clea then requests his assist to avert mentioned Incursion, asking him if he is afraid. “Not in the least,” Strange replies, as he exhibits off his third eye — the all-seeing eye of Agamotto — that he found on the finish of Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness.
From the portal nonetheless open behind Clea, we will inform that she’s come from the Dark Dimension. If reminiscence serves you properly, you may do not forget that Strange fought Dormammu — the villain of the primary Doctor Strange film — within the Dark Dimension. Clea has connections to Dormammu — she’s the truth is his niece within the Marvel comics. She can also be Strange’s lover, eventual spouse, and the eventual Sorcerer Supreme. It’ll be attention-grabbing to see what the MCU retains, given the films have a historical past of tweaking characters and storylines.
Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness post-credits scene
The second and closing scene that drops after the Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness credit is akin to what Spider-Man: Homecoming did with Captain America (Chris Evans). While Cap spoke in regards to the worth of endurance, the brand new Doctor Strange film opts to snigger on the viewers, kind of mocking them for staying until the top.
We are reunited with Pizza Poppa (Bruce Campbell, a favorite of director Sam Raimi), the man who paid dearly for merely demanding the cash he was owed for the pizza puff that America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez) lifted off his cart. Pizza Poppa has been punching himself ever since, as Strange had commanded through magic.
But it appears the three weeks of punishment are up, as a result of Poppa’s arms all of the sudden cease appearing of their very own volition. A relieved Pizza Poppa exclaims with pleasure and provides, “It’s over!”, half wanting into the digital camera. He’s not simply speaking about his ache, as you’ll be able to inform, but additionally breaking the fourth wall.
Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness is now taking part in in cinemas worldwide. In India, Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness is on the market in English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada.