Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is shaping up to be an MCU movie that will feature major ramifications that will be felt across the franchise’s interconnected universe, meaning demand to see the film is high.
The upcoming project will not only serve as a follow-up to the 2016 project strange doctor, but it is also confirmed to continue the storylines of WandaVision, Loki, and Spider-Man: No Coming Home.
For the past few months, Marvel Studios has been hyping the Benedict Cumberbatch-directed sequel, starting with the official release of its trailer as a post-credits stinger in No coming home. Shortly after, the trailer became available online, leading fans to do their respective detective work to unearth secrets and potential spoilers.
Official Trailer Of Doctor Strange 2
The release of the second trailer in February pushed the hype even further, mostly due to the confirmation of new cast members like Patrick Stewart’s Charles Xavier and showcasing Scarlet Witch’s villainous twist. by Elizabeth Olsen. This adds to the deluge of rumors and leaks that bombarded the sequel in the months leading up to its premiere.
Release Date of Doctor Strange 2
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness hits theaters on the 6th of May 2022.
What time will tickets for Doctor Strange 2 be available
Marvel Studios, via fandango, confirmed that tickets for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness go on sale this Wednesday, April 6 at exactly 6 a.m. PT.
Besides the confirmation, here is a list of other online ticket retailers (with international time zones by region) where fans can buy tickets around the world:
- WE: fandango, Cinemark Theaters, Movie tickets, AMC Theaters, Regal Cinemas – 6:00 a.m. PST / 9:00 a.m. EST
- Canada: Cineplex, Historical cinemas – 6:00 a.m. PST / 9:00 a.m. EST
- Mexico: cinepolis, Cinemax – 8:00 a.m. CDT
- Brazil: Moviecom, cinepolis – 10:00 GMT-3
- UK: seen, Cineworld, Odeon – 00:00 BST
- Philippines: SM Cinemas, Popcorn.app – 9 p.m. PT
- Malaysia: TGV cinemas, Popcorn.app – 21:00 MYT
- Singapore: golden village, Popcorn.app – 9:00 PM SGT
- Australia: Flicks.au, Event cinemas, Hoyts, Village cinemas – 11:00 PM AEST
Update: Twitter user Raju Ray revealed that India does not allow ticket booking one month before the film’s release. Instead, advance booking opens a week before the film’s release date.
Will websites still crash?
Given the high demand for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnesssome websites might crash on the day of pre-sale of tickets, although the damage is probably not as severe as Spider-Man: No Coming Home, whose sky-high anticipation arguably exceeded the hype of every other Marvel movie besides Avengers: Endgame.
It remains to be seen how Multiverse of Madness will affect the rest of the MCU, but it’s already a safe bet that something big will happen, given that it pushes the concept of alternate realities to the fore. This premise, combined with the popularity of Wanda Maximoff, could serve as a harbinger that there would be a lot of audience anticipation for the film which would later result in strong demand for tickets.
As a result, strong demand may increase the sequel’s chances at the box office, likely leading to another record-breaking opening weekend in May.