“Doctor Strange” 2: why Wong is still the Sorcerer Supreme in the sequel

Who is the Sorcerer Supreme? In Doctor Strange 2the Marvel movie, which has this ending explained, Wong was shown to still be the Sorcerer Supreme, as previously seen in “Spider-Man: No Way Home.” Many thought that title will pass to the character of Benedict Cumberbatch in the new installment starring Elizabeth Olsen, Rachel McAdams and Xochitl Gomez. Find out here why this has not been the case in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).

The followers of Dr Stephen Strange They imagined that, finally, the protagonist would be seen carrying the title that the Elder had until before his death, despite the fact that the role of Benedict Wong he was already the successor on the tape Tobey Maguire, Tom Holland and Andrew Garfield.

The departure of the previous bearer meant that the next Sorcerer Supreme he would be a skilled wizard with great power. For this reason, many thought that this title would reach Doctor Strange, who used the eye of agamotto in “Avengers: Infinity War” Y “Avengers: End Game”, a tool used by the Elder.

But it was not like that. “Spider-Man: No Way Home” showed that Wong was the successor in the line of Sorcerers Supreme and remained so in Doctor Strange 2where he leads the resistance against the attack of the Scarlet Witch to Kamar-Taj. Learn here why Cumberbatch’s character isn’t Sorcerer Supreme yet. Will he be at some point?

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Benedict Wong during the avant premiere of "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness".  (Photo: AFP)
Benedict Wong during the avant premiere of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”. (Photo: AFP)

WHY DOES WONG STILL REMAIN SORCERER SUPREME IN “DOCTOR STRANGE” 2?

wong became the sorcerer supreme after the Doctor Strange disappear by the click of Thanos during “infinity war”. In this way, the character of Benedict Wong kept the most powerful title for five years, until the return of Strange, who did not hide his envy for the position of whoever was his master.

Because the former librarian and a great scholar of magic is regarded as the most powerful of all wizards, including Strange. That is why the others give him the necessary bow when they see him, a gesture that his ex-student makes only once.

Thus, wong he kept the title of Sorcerer in “Spider-Man: No Way Home” Y Doctor Strange 2tapes that do not have much temporal distance, so it should not be so surprising that the title remains in the scholar after the death of the Old man.

However, this could change after the Doctor Strange get the third eye, one of the most unmatched powers of the MCUwhich could mean that the title of Sorcerer Supreme comes into his hands after the end of Doctor Strange 2.

Wong showing off his skills in the MCU.  (Photo: Marvel)
Wong showing off his skills in the MCU. (Photo: Marvel)

WHAT IS “DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS” ABOUT?

According to the description of Marvel“’Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness‘ is a film that stars Benedict Cumberbatch, Elizabeth Olsen, Benedict Wong and Rachel McAdams among others. Kevin Feige is the head, the producer of this film, while Sam Raimi is the director.

Danny Elfman is in charge of the soundtrack, while Michael Waldron, who already worked on ‘Loki’, is the screenwriter for this film. Doctor Strange 2 will take Stephen Strange to face the mistakes made during the movie ‘Spider-Man: No Way Home’. He will explore the depths of the multiverse, where he will meet new allies and a threat that he promises to lay waste to everything.”

Benedict Cumberbatch in the character of Doctor Strange.  (Photo: Marvel)
Benedict Cumberbatch in the character of Doctor Strange. (Photo: Marvel)

WHY HAS ELIZABETH OLSEN NOT WANTED TO SEE “DOCTOR STRANGE″ 2?

On the other hand, elizabeth olsen talked with Jimmy Fallon on his television program where he said that he did not want to see this important production, but not because of something that he disliked, but because of personal issues (Watch video).

I just decided that I can’t keep seeing these Marvel movies in a premiere. Every time I see them, I look around and think, ‘Well, this is my first dud.’ I saw the Avengers: Endgame premiere and I looked around and said, ‘This is our first failure.‘” Olsen said.

Trailer for “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness”, a Marvel movie directed by Sam Raimi, written by Michael Waldron and starring Benedict Cumberbatch.