The Marvel Studios panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego confirmed Doctor Strange is indeed getting a sequel, titled Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, with the film being released on May 7, 2021.
In a surprise twist, Marvel Studios President Feige brought out Elizabeth Olsen, who also stars in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and they talked about how WandaVision -- the Disney+ series that Olsen will star in as Wanda Maximoff, aka Scarlet Witch -- connects directly to the feature-film storyline.
"We're finally going to understand Wanda Maximoff, the Scarlet Witch," said Olsen.
Benedict Cumberbatch came on stage to talk about the dawn of this project and "it will maintain the integrity of humor with the twist of horror that will have people gripped... he'll be facing unexpected things, he'll be in the position of the audience with not knowing what's coming at him... we're going back to trying to destroy him, I think."
Scarlet Witch will be appearing in the movie and the events of Wandavisionwill be reflected and tied into Doctor Strange.
Directed by Scott Derrickson, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Elizabeth Olsen. The film hits theaters on May 7, 2021.