How ‘Spider-Man 3,’ ‘WandaVision,’ and ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ Will All Interweave
When it comes to ensuring the integrity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe timeline and interweaving each film in a logical manner, Kevin Feige is the master. Yet, until now, he was working with one medium – cinema. Now, he must ensure that each Disney+ Marvel show logically works with each cinematic installment and vice versa. Disney is attempting the largest cross-conversation between cinema and TV ever. And, it looks like three productions will be at the center of the upcoming dialogue: WandaVision, Spider-Man 3, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
How will WandaVision, Spider-Man 3, and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness connect? And, what do we know about each individual production? Based on reports from Marvel insider Mikey Sutton — who took to GeekosityMag to share his insights — it looks like Marvel Studios has quite the far-reaching project on its hands.
[Possible spoiler warning for ‘Spider-Man 3,’ ‘WandaVision,’ and ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’]
‘WandaVision’ will lay the groundwork for the expansive mix of characters coming in ‘Spider-Man 3’
The news is out: characters from Sony’s Spider-Verse of days gone by, specifically Alfred Molina’s Doctor Octopus, will join the MCU’s Spider-Man 3. Reports suggest that Andrew Garfield, Tobey Maguire, Emma Stone, and Kirsten Dunst may reprise their respective roles. In other words, the Spider-Verse may become more than an animated splendor. Yet, how will the MCU lay the foundation for such a multiverse event?
According to Sutton, “events in WandaVision are what leads the other Sony Universe characters to materialize on this Earth.” Such will be Scarlet Witch’s doing, and Spider-Man 3 will virtually serve as the central point of a three-part saga, bridging WandaVision and Doctor Strange.
Garfield and Maguire’s web-slingers will reportedly appear toward the end of the Spider-Man 3 film, leaving all three Parkers to battle their respective villains. Yet, much of the movie will reportedly center around MJ and Parker, as MJ realizes how dangerous it is to be romantically involved with Parker.
‘Spider-Man 3’ will reportedly end on a cliffhanger, leading to ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’
According to Sutton, Spider-Man 3 will not close all of its loose ends, leaving Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness to finish up some of the narratives left undetermined.
Considering the fact that Spider-Man 3 will reportedly travel across time and space, it should come as no surprise that a movie with “multiverse” in the title — featuring the greatest sorcerer alive — will have to clean up some of the mess all the spider-men leave behind.
Doctor Strange 2 will also reportedly bring Mephisto into the picture, which could begin to lay the groundwork for the Fantastic Four, as the family of explorers must battle the demon in a famous comic book story.