Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige is opening up about why Physician Unusual (performed by Benedict Cumberbatch) didn’t seem in WandaVision.
The Disney+ sequence had ample alternative to introduce the Sorcerer Supreme: Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen) is ready to look in Physician Unusual within the Multiverse of Insanity — scheduled for launch on March 25, 2022 — and he was referenced by identify within the finale.
Though Cumberbatch truly struck a cope with Marvel to look in WandaVision‘s remaining episode, he was written out late within the course of as a result of “it could have taken away from Wanda, which is what we didn’t wish to do,” Feige revealed to Rolling Stone.
“We didn’t need the top of the present to be commoditized to go to the following film — right here’s the white man, ‘Let me present you the way energy works,’” he defined. Per Rolling Stone, this meant that the Physician Unusual sequel additionally needed to be rewritten to accommodate Cumberbatch’s look getting lower from WandaVision.
Plus, head author Jac Schaeffer famous among the concepts pitched about how you can incorporate Cumberbatch into the present, together with having Physician Unusual seem in one of many present’s Easter egg-filled advertisements and making it in order that these commercials had been truly messages from the Sorcerer Supreme to Wanda.