Sam Raimi is considered to be the director who brought back the craze of superhero movies with Spider-Man starring Tobey Maguire in 2002. Recently, Marvel has created a huge buzz for its upcoming Doctor Strange Multiverse of Madness. Sam Raimi will be getting back to the seat of director after a decade for Doctor Strange 2. As per Marvel, Dr. Strange MOM will be the first mystical sequel and the first scary film to come out of the MCU. Fans have been connecting dots on whether the Tobey Maguire Spiderman will return in Sam Raimi’s Doctor Strange or now.
Similarly, there have been various speculations on whether this movie will surpass the previous Sam Raimi’s Spiderman Trilogy or not. Sam Raimi has already made his name as a horror director with the Evil Dead movies. With both the qualities of Sam Raimi, it would be amazing to Zombie Doctor Strange fighting Stephen Strange from the real world! However, it is hard to say whether the Doctor Strange 2 Replace Spider-Man Trilogy as Sam Raimi’s Greatest Superhero Flick.
Sam Raimi helped Marvel to make its name in the Super Hero Movie Genre
Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man trilogy helped Marvel when it was a struggling comic book publisher, and they were doing whatever it took to survive. During the process, Marvel sold selling film rights to their biggest heroes to the highest bidder, including the X-Men and Fantastic Four going to Fox, and Spider-Man swinging over to Sony.
Vision for the Doctor Strange Multiverse of Madness
Sam Raimi was replaced after Scott Derrickson left the Doctor Strange movie. Sam Ramili did not want to get into the superhero genre movies after getting the negative reception of Spider-Man 3. Sam Raimi said in an interview, “My agent called me and said Marvel is looking for a director for this movie (Dr. Strange 2) and your name came up. Would you be interested?’ And I thought, ‘I wonder if I could still do it.”
Sam Raimi’s love for Marvel Comics has done wonders
Sam Raimi claims to be a fan of Marvel Comics. With the creative capability of the director, Sam Raimi has made various marvel projects a huge hit that the world still remembers. Even with Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, fans are crazy over the movie. Interestingly, after the huge success of the Spider-Man trilogy, Sam Raimi has not closed his doors for the 4th Spiderman movie with Tobey Maguire and Kristen Dunst.
Conclusion: What can we expect?
It is hard to say, one sequel movie can surpass the success of the Spider-Man Trilogy which was widely acclaimed worldwide. Fans still consider SpiderMan to be the best superhero movie to date. On the other hand, Dr. Strange after the events of Avengers End Game and Spider-Man No Way Home pairing up with Wanda Maximoff is no less than a treat for the Marvel Fans.