Doctor Strange 2 Almost Killed Wong in the Nastiest Way Possible in Scarlet Witch vs Illuminati Fight Scene

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Wong had been a great part of the Doctor Strange sequel. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness features a lot of gruesome deaths, mostly by the Scarlet Witch. There were a lot of possibilities that the movie could have gone forward with but didn’t. Concept arts show other scenes and versions of the movie that could have been a part of the final cut but had been left out.

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Benedict Wong as Wong in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Such a concept art has been revealed that focuses on Wong. Being the first horror movie under the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the sequel included much darker aspects that had not been explored before. It has already been known that Mordo’s death had been removed beforehand and perhaps, there was another character’s death that has been left out.

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Wong Was Brutally Murdered In The Doctor Strange 2 Concept Art

New concept art revealed by Rob Bliss showed Wong’s head being chopped off from the upper part, leaving only half his head attached to his body. The scenario in general was gruesome to look at, with his brain being spilled all around him. His death was one alongside that of the Illuminati, so it can be presumed that it was by Wanda’s hands that the character met his end.

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Benedict Wong as Wong

Whether or not it was Earth-616’s Wong who died or some other version of him, is still unclear. Earth-838’s Wong was set to appear in the movie and even had a concept art of himself. However, by the time the movie was released, he had been removed from the film altogether, keeping only the original version of the character. A lot of scenes had been removed from the movie that could have proven to be essential. One such scene was that of Mordo’s death. Scarlet Witch allegedly beheaded the character when he approached her off-screen.

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Benedict Wong’s Journey Throughout Phase Four

If anyone in Marvel has had the most cameos after Stan Lee, it would certainly be Benedict Wong for the fourth phase of the MCU. The actor appeared in Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, Spider-Man: No Way Home, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, and She-Hulk as well as What If…

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Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness written by Michael Waldron

He has been meeting every new character, silently gathering the new heroes perhaps. Wong, as the Sorcerer Supreme, was training Abomination, managing the Sanctum, as well as enjoying some vacation time with his new best friend. His appearances have been rather unrelated and even not as significant to the plot in some cases.

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is now streaming on Disney+.


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