Doctor Strange 2 Director Sam Raimi Reportedly in Race to Head Avengers: Secret Wars

Doctor Strange 2 Director Sam Raimi Reportedly in Race to Head Avengers: Secret Wars
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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) has established itself as an outstanding force in the world of superhero films, engaging viewers with its fascinating stories and iconic characters. With the franchise’s ongoing expansion, speculation is spreading about the much-awaited Avengers: Secret Wars movie and the latest rumor hints at the possibility of acclaimed filmmaker Sam Raimi taking the directorial control for the film.

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Director, Sam Raimi

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The speculation of the director’s potential involvement in Avengers: Secret Wars has sparked a craze among fans and provoked a strong reaction within the fandom.


Sam Raimi Allegedly Competing To Direct Avengers: Secret Wars

Sam Raimi
MCU Filmmaker, Sam Raimi

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The Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), which continues to rule the superhero genre and captivate the world with its exciting storylines, continues to focus on the next major entrance.

Speculations are stirring around the highly anticipated Avengers: Secret Wars film, with reports suggesting that acclaimed director Sam Raimi may be in the running to take charge of this project.


The 63-year-old established the first live-action adaptation of Spider-Man in 2002, leaving a legendary reputation within the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

With his directorial contributions to the original Spider-Man trilogy and his recent return to Marvel for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, fans simply can’t get enough of Raimi’s superhero storytelling.  

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Sam Raimi’s Direction In Doctor Strange And Spider-Man

While the filmmaker’s renowned horror preferences might need to be set aside for a project like Secret Wars, his proven ability to deliver tight and exciting superhero stories makes him an exciting prospect for the film. 


As official confirmations are yet to be made, the anticipation surrounding Raimi’s alleged involvement continues to grow. The prospect of his return to the Marvel Universe promises to add a unique touch to the already captivating world of superheroes. 

Furthermore, Raimi is also being considered to return as the director for Doctor Strange 3, especially considering the success of his work on Doctor Strange 2. This additional prospect adds even more conspiracy to his potential future contributions within the Marvel universe.

Marvel Studios Considering Sam Raimi’s Return For Doctor Strange 3

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Cinematic Director, Sam Raimi

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Following the departure of Scott Derrickson from Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, a remarkable shift occurred as acclaimed director Raimi stepped in to take control.

His directorial skill brought forth one of Marvel Studios’ most captivating Phase 4 films, infusing it with his signature style and delivering a delightful blend of comic book aesthetics and pure entertainment.

With the film’s success, rumors have begun swirling about the significant role Stephen Strange will play in the Multiverse Saga. Marvel Studios, eager to capitalize on this momentum, is reportedly considering a swift follow-up with another Doctor Strange solo film.

MCU Universe
Marvel Studios

And now, all eyes are on the cinematic director as they set their sights on him to charge this anticipated project.

During the Hot Mic Podcast, co-host Jeff Sneider expressed his belief that Raimi will indeed return to direct the third installment in the Doctor Strange franchise. 

Additionally, The immense box office success of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, raking in nearly $1 billion, $955 million, solidified the character’s prominence and set the stage for a greater narrative within the Multiverse Saga.


However, Marvel Studios continues to shape the future of the MCU, and the potential return of Raimi to the Marvel Universe stands as a thrilling development for the beloved franchise.

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Written by Muskan Chaudhary

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Muskan Chaudhary, Junior Content Writer at Fandom wire. Having completed her degree in Commerce, she has written over 500 articles spanning FandomWire and Animated Times in the pop culture. She is dedicated to bring the latest and informative content from the entertainment world, thus expanding her knowledge in the field. Apart from her contributions to FandamWire, she has a keen interest in video games, sketching and playing tennis.