Doctor Strange’s next adventure is almost ready for the big screen, but Marvel has a few last-minute spoilers to pull off first. In the latest trailer of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of madnessMarvel actually confirms two new cameos, but hopefully there will be a few more twists when the movie hits theaters on May 6.
[Ed. note: This post contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.]
After months of speculation, it looks like we finally know Patrick Stewart’s Professor X will play a major role in the latest Doctor Strange movie. When Strange’s former ally Baron Mordo captivates Strange and leads him to a mysterious room, he also introduces Stephen to the Illuminati.
More importantly, a wrinkled old hand appears at the end of what appears to be a high-tech wheelchair. This image is accompanied by Stewart’s voice in the familiar Charles Xavier cadence he’s been doing since his first X-Men movie in 2000. Of course we don’t get a look on his face, and we don’t know what his role will be. haven’t been yet, but this seems to confirm he’s in the movie and that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness will more or less introduce the X-Men to the MCU.
That’s not the only tease we get in this trailer, either. We also see a Captain America-style shield decorated with the Union Jack, which probably belongs to Captain Peggy Carter, who became the first Avenger in Marvel’s animated film. What if…? episode “What If… Captain Carter Were the First Avenger?”
With all these huge reveals in a short trailer, it seems likely that Marvel has even more surprises in store Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madnessbut we’ll have to wait until the movie comes out next week to see what they are.