Hello here, Master Mordo!
If you’ve been following Marvel news lately, then you know that Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is set to be one hell of a movie. The action-packed sequel to 2016’s Doctor Strange is reportedly filled to the rim with cameos, and mind-blowing visuals to accompany the story that will leave audiences “shell-shocked”, according to an insider.
When the film was announced at Comic-Con 2019, along with WandaVision, Loki, Eternals and more, this film wasn’t thought too much of. Until 30 seconds later, that is, when Elizabeth Olsen was announced to be appearing as Scarlet Witch in the film. Her involvement sparked rumors about the size of her role in the movie, and if she would be a hero in the film.
At Disney Investor Day 2020, things got even wilder when the film was announced to introduce America Chavez to the MCU, played by Xochitl Gomez. The film is set to release in US theaters on May 6, 2022, and some projections are slating it to be the biggest film of the year, box-office wise. It’s currently the fifth-highest on the list of most-anticipated superhero films for 2022, behind Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, The Batman, Thor: Love and Thunder, and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One).
Chiwetel Ejiofor was also announced to be reprising his role as Mordo in the film, but it wasn’t specified which Mordo……
Master Mordo Variant Displayed In New Hasbro Toy Art
In a new Instagram post from Jerry Wilson, one of Hasbro’s packaging managers for the Marvel Legends line, new art for the Master variant of Mordo was shown, including his dreadlocks and unique costume. The full art piece can be located below:
Master Mordo will definitely be an interesting character to see in the new Doctor Strange film. From what we’ve seen, the film is looking to go full-on in the horror genre, and it’s certainly a point of interest as to whether Master Mordo will help produce and develop that side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. From the shots that we’ve seen of him in the trailer, it looks like he will be working against Doctor Strange in the film, for unknown reasons. Insiders in the business say that Mordo will be part of a mystical Marvel team from the comics, known as the Illuminati.
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What did you think of this news? Are you excited to see Master Mordo in action soon? Let us know by mentioning @The_Illuminerdi on Twitter, and jump to the theaters on May 6, 2022 when Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness lands in theaters. Catch Mordo’s first adventure in the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Doctor Strange, now streaming on Disney+.