SPOILERS ALERT ABOUT DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS!
In Doctor Strange 2, Elizabeth Olsen (aka Wanda) destroys many heroes in epic action scenes… which she shot without her acting partners.
With a score of 74% on the review aggregator Rotten TomatoesDoctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness did not convince everyone (it even monopolizes the bottom of the table when we compare with the other films of the Marvel Cinematic Universe). Within the editorial staffWidescreen either for that matter. Still, the MCU’s “first horror movie” – that’s how it was sold – contains plenty of awesome action scenes. In one of them, the impressive Elizabeth Olsen, the interpreter of Wanda or Scarlet Witch, fights a fierce battle against other heroes. The actress gave details about the filming of these scenes.
In one of the most defining moments of the film, the heroine goes into a killing frenzy and disposes of the Illuminati, a group of heroes made up of, among others, Professor Xavier, Captain Marvel and Mr Fantastic (played by John Krasinski). . During an interview with the magazine Vanity Fair, reporters asked her if she thought her playmate was “the smartest man on the planet” like the character he plays. Elizabeth Olsen’s response is disconcerting to say the least:
“I don’t know him…but I would never imagine that an actor could be the smartest man alive. I don’t think so. I’ve never met him, no really never. I don’t. never seen in my life. I know his wife. In fact, I’ve never met any [des Illuminatis]. That’s the magic of movies.”
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is a very, very rich film in terms of special effects… which necessarily made it easier to shoot such scenes in several parts, without the protagonists crossing paths.
In France, the film (which marks the return of the legendary Sam Raimi to Marvel) is available from May 4, 2022.