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Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Beats ‘Downton Abbey’ Sequel as Older Adults Remain Skittish

In another universe — i.e., before the pandemic — Downton Abbey the movie blew away all expectations when opening to $31 million in September 2019, a record best for specialty house Focus Features. Much has changed in the time since. The 2019 big-screen adaptation of Julian Fellowes’ hit British TV series was fueled by moviegoers […]

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Flies to Stunning $187M Opening, $449M Globally

Summer is off to a sizzling start at the box office. Marvel Studios and Disney’s Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, starring Benedict Cumberbatch, grossed $187 million in its debut to land one of the biggest openings of all time domestically — and the second best of the pandemic era — for a global […]

How ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Intriguingly Moves MCU Multiverse Narrative Forward and Why That’s Important

[This story contains spoilers for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.] What is it that disturbs you, Stephen? No, that’s not a line from Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, though it very well could be. It’s the title of the 1997 Eisner-winning Marvel one-shot by Marc Andreyko and P. Craig Russell that […]

Box Office: ‘Doctor Strange 2’ Scores Heroic $27M Opening Day Overseas

The return of the summer box office is here after two years of woe due to the coronavirus pandemic. Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness kicks off the action this weekend as it rolls out across the globe. So far, so good. On Wednesday, the Marvel Studios pic grossed an impressive $27.2 […]

‘Doctor Strange 2’ Stars Benedict Wong and Xochitl Gomez Discuss On-Screen Superhero Partnership And Real-Life Friendship

Benedict Wong supports Xochitl Gomez in more ways than one. Whether it was on the Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness set or during the current press tour, Wong has been there for Gomez every step of the way and most recently stood up for her amid online harassment. The Doctor Strange sequel has […]