“The nightmare begins.” Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness got a new trailer during the Super Bowl on Sunday, giving us more hints about the 28th movie ahead of . It’ll see Benedict Cumberbatch’s sorcerer and his new buddies traveling through the multiverse, setting us up for cameos galore.
Check out the new trailer below.
As for those cameos, a familiar voice chimes in at 1:18, belonging to a certain Charles Xavier, aka Professor X, from the X-Men movies —played by Patrick Stewart. The psychic mutant and his team haven’t previously appeared in the MCU (though WandaVision ), so this could be a major addition.
“We should tell him the truth,” says Xavier, hinting at some grand revelation.
There’s also a glimpse of someone battling Wanda Maximoff (Elizabeth Olsen), aka the Scarlet Witch. it looks like Captain Marvel, but could also be Monica Rambeau — daughter of Captain Marvel’s— wielding .
The parallel-dimension-hopping story follows the reality-warping events ofand , the latter of which saw Strange messing with the fabric of the universe to help Peter Parker. Strange seeks aid from Wanda who’s been living in isolation since . Although, in this trailer, Wanda seems pretty darn bitter and looks like she might be playing more of a villain role.
This adventure will also introduce America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez), whose comics counterpart has the power to open holes in reality and jump through the multiverse.
Thealso showed former Strange ally Karl Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor), the twisted Strange Supreme, who appeared , and Strange’s former girlfriend Christine Palmer (Rachel McAdams).