Sam Raimi has revealed that Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige tried to remove a “stupid” scene from the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
That evil Dead The filmmaker peppered a number of visual references to his past work in the recent release of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
One such hint came during the scene where Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) confronts Baron Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor).
In the newly released comment track for Multiverse of MadnessRaimi compared the camerawork in the scene to his 1995 western The fast and the dead.
“I think Kevin [Feige] thought it might be a little cheesy and he wanted to cut it out,” he revealed.
However, after Raimi asked him to keep it, he was told, “Okay, fine. Take your cheesy stuff.”
“It was very, very nice of him, generous,” he added.
It’s not the only instance where Marvel bosses want to influence the film.
According to Danny Elfman, the film’s composer, a drastic last-minute change was made to one of the film’s most critically acclaimed scenes at Feige’s behest.
In other Doctor Strange News, Marvel fans are divided over a throwaway line of dialogue in the film that references a longstanding theory about the MCU.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now available to stream on Disney+.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/doctor-strange-2-sam-raimi-marvel-b2115167.html Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness director Sam Raimi says Marvel boss Kevin Feige tried to remove the “stupid” scene