In the eight-plus years Marvel Studios has been churning out movies, theyâ€™ve managed to delight audiences worldwide almost without fail. In addition to their reputation for strong storytelling, theyâ€™ve all but monopolized on the idea of post-credits scenes. By now, hardcore fans know that when the credits start rolling at the end of each flick, the movie ainâ€™t over yet. Weâ€™re treated to either a mid-credits scene (which air after the first set of credits), a post-credits scene, or both. Doctor Strange will be no exception to this rule.
Itâ€™s always fun to speculate what these scenes could be, but thanks to a new report from Screen Crush, we donâ€™t have to!
If you donâ€™t wish to be spoiled, donâ€™t read ahead:
According to the outlet, Doctor Strange will have both a mid-credits scene and a post-credits scene.
The mid-credits scene features everyoneâ€™s favorite Asgardian: Thor. By the end of the film, Strange makes it his personal mission to protect us from threats, which includes threats like Loki, whoâ€™s already wreaked havoc in The Avengers. The only problem, of course: no one knows where Loki isâ€¦and Thor wants to find Loki himself so that he may find his missing father, Odin. This is a direct continuation of the plot thread that left us hanging at the end of Thor: The Dark World, where it was revealed that Loki was masquerading as Odin.
Strange agrees to help Thor find Loki and Odin, so long as they leave Earth and never come back, which is an offer that Thor accepts.
The post-credits scene seems like a real head-scratcher.
In the film, there is a character who apparently uses mystical arts to heal his paralysis. Baron Mordo, claiming there are too many sorcerers around, steals his mystical powers.
Here is the interesting part. In the comics, Baron Mordo turns on Doctor Strange out of jealousy. In the film, however, it seemed as though the character’s envious nature would be turned on its head, and Mordo would become a wholly good character: actor Chiwetel Ejiofor even claimed that there was no envy or darkness in Mordoâ€™s heart in this iteration. Well, it sounds like that was a bare-faced lie.
Apparently, in this sequence, Mordo is angry that Strange was named the Sorcerer Supreme, and the post-credits sequence will show his turn to evil.
If we can trust this report, Iâ€™d say these may be the best mid and post-credit sequences of any Marvel to date. Usually thereâ€™s a good one here or there, but rarely are both so meaty and consequential.
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SOURCE: Screen Crush