A new face will be joining the Sorcerer Supreme in the Multiverse.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, actor Xochitl Gomez has been confirmed to star alongside Benedict Cumberbatch in the upcoming Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Marvel Studios had no comment on the casting and there is no word on who Gomez will play in the upcoming film. Sam Raimi (Spider-Man, The Evil Dead) steps into the director’s chair with Benedict Cumberbatch returning as Doctor Stephen Strange. Joining Cumberbatch in the sequel is Elizabeth Olsen reprising her role of Scarlet Witch.
Olsen’s Disney Plus series WandaVision will affect the events of Multiverse of Madness and is coming in December. Strange is also set to appear in the next Spider-Man film and is rumored to appear in WandaVision as well.
Xochitl Gomez is known for roles in The Babysitter’s Club, Gentrified and Shadow Wolves.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is set to begin filming soon and is scheduled to be released March 25, 2022.