Jamie Lee Curtis Starts Anywhere, Doctor Strange 2 Feud

“It cost less than the ENTIRE budget for craft services on ‘Doctor Strange’ and/or any other Marvel movie.”

First, the Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert) have turned down Marvel meetings on Disney+’s “Loki.” Now Jamie Lee Curtis, the star of “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” claims there may be one multiverse too many in theaters.

Curtis shared two Instagram snapshots, first showing side-by-side posters of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” and “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” which has been dominating the box office since it debuted with a limited theatrical release in March.

“Is it just me? Does it seem STRANGE that our little movie that #1movieinamerica could and did and continues to do and is REALLY AMAZING, every Marvel movie they put out there amazes,” Curtis captioned, pointing out the alleged similarities between the promotional material for the A24 movie and MCU episode, directed by Sam Raimi.”Is this one of those internet feuds? All I can say is we’d KILL in a family feud @familyfeud with the strangers from Doctor Strange.”

In a subsequent post, Curtis mentioned the budget differences between the two films, now both in theaters at the same time. (“Everything Everywhere” was budgeted at a reported $25 million, while “Doctor Strange 2” was estimated to cost $200 million.)

“🚨TRUTH ALERT🚨 @everythingeverywheremovie is AMAZING! It has a deep CLOSING heart and BRILLIANT visual treats, EXTRAORDINARY performances and FANTASTIC BEAST FIGHT SCNES… AND IT COSTS LESS than the ENTIRE budget for craft services on ‘Doctor Strange’ and/or any other Marvel movie,” Curtis wrote, referring to AO Scott’s New York Times review of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” which compared both films.

Curtis continued: “COMPETITIVE? F— YES. I was the head cheerleader in high school for a reason. And PS, our movie has a dynamite dildo fight scene and a very erotic hot dog hand mating dance and rocks. #guessiwillneverbecastinamarvelmovie.”

Curtis previously told The Talk that a basic requirement for “sci-fi multiverse movies” should be an emotional line everywhere.

“If they don’t touch you, the audience goes a little slick,” Curtis said when he promoted “Everything Everywhere All at Once” earlier this year. “Marvel movies just feel a little bit dead to me. And this is a movie that really makes you feel a huge heart.”

Oscar winner Guillermo del Toro also chose to spend the opening weekend of “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” watching “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”

Del Toro on Monday tweeted“I loved it. And I believe that’s why ‘Nothing Matters’ does everything. And the idea that Pain and Prejudice is passed down from generation to generation unless we examine ourselves. Skillful, smart, beautifully shot and deeply moving.”

The director of “Nightmare Alley” continued: “And also – there’s A LOT that’s been revamped – formal, rhythmic – it feels very much like a movie of the ‘now’ and it speaks to this moment. The urgency feels both intimate and grand. GO SEE IT. Don’t mind box office or punditry – it’s a beautiful, worthy film to pursue! Michelle Yeoh is absolutely amazing. But so does the rest of the great cast.”

“Everything Everywhere All at Once” directors The Daniels explained earlier at the film’s 2022 SXSW premiere that the A24 indie film was a higher priority for them than participating in the MCU.

“We were trying to make our own multiverse movie,” Kwan said onstage.

Scheinert added: “I’m not a fan of many series or trilogies. I like a sit-down experience that starts and ends well.”

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