Scott Derrickson talks Doctor Strange Easter Eggs, spoilers and sequel potential
Now that Doctor Strange is in theaters (and dominating the box office), we’re diving into spoiler territory with our latest interview from the Marvel blockbuster. In the player below, you can watch as we sit down with the film’s director, Scott Derrickson, to talk about Doctor Strange Easter eggs, the mysterious talent behind the story’s surprise big bad and about whether or not Derrickson will return for Doctor Strange 2!
Naturally, this latest conversation contains quite a few Doctor Strange spoilers, so don’t watch if you haven’t already caught Strange on the big screen.
Doctor Strange is directed by Derrickson from a script by Jon Spaihts (Prometheus, Passengers) and C. Robert Cargill (Sinister). The film follows the story of the talented neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) who, after a tragic car accident, must put ego aside and learn the secrets of a hidden world of mysticism and alternate dimensions. Based in New York City’s Greenwich Village, Doctor Strange must act as an intermediary between the real world and what lies beyond, utilizing a vast array of metaphysical abilities and artifacts to protect the Marvel cinematic universe.
Doctor Strange also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave), Tilda Swinton (Only Lovers Left Alive), Benedict Wong (Marco Polo), Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal), Rachel McAdams (The Vow), Michael Stuhlbarg (Pawn Sacrifice), Scott Adkins (The Bourne Ultimatum), and Amy Landecker (Transparent).
Doctor Strange is now playing on 2D, 3D and IMAX screens. Check back soon for more interviews with the talent behind Doctor Strange.
Did you catch any other Doctor Strange Easter eggs? Would you like to see Derrickson return for Doctor Strange 2? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!