Confirmed! Doctor Strange Filmmaker Scott Derrickson to NOT Direct the Sequel, Steps Down Due to ‘Creative Differences’
Scott Dirreckson (Photo Credits: Getty)

This can be a piece of sad news for all Marvel fans, as going by the latest updates, Marvel Studious most anticipated project Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will no longer be helmed by Scott Derrickson. The studio made the news official and the cited creative differences as the reason behind Scott's exit from the supreme projet. Not just this, even Dirreckson himself took to his micro-blogging site and gave a nod to the said news and added that it's a mutual decision between him and the studios. Doctor Strange Director Scott Derrickson Shares an Iconic Scene from Prabhas' Baahubali 2 and Has THIS to Say About It.

Reportedly, there will be no delay in shooting schedules of the film as the production of this one is to begin by May. Marvel is also in search of a replacement for Scott and the same process is underway. For the unversed, Doctor Strange (2016) did ah-mazingly well at the ticket window and grossed nearly $680 million worldwide. The new and updated film will see Benedict Cumberbatch returning as Strange whereas Elizabeth Olsen is also said to play a key role in it. Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness Will Be MCU’s First Horror Film: Here’s All You Need to Know about It.

Check Out Scott's Tweet Below:

Marvel's statement with regards to Scott's departure read, “Marvel Studios and Scott Derrickson have amicably parted ways on Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness due to creative differences." “We remain grateful to Scott for his contributions to the MCU." Arriving in 2021, Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is slated to hit the silvescreen on May 7. We also await to see who replaces Dirreckson. Stay tuned!