– by Joseph Jammer Medina

For the first few phases of the MCU,  Marvel Studios had done an unbelievable job of making these stories accessible for mainstream audiences. This should be evidenced by the record-setting box office haul for Avengers: Endgame. However, with that film, we have a new era of the MCU ahead of us. One that goes beyond the movies.

As was revealed at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, the story is expanding to Disney+ in a number of limited series, which will intertwine with the stories of the movies heavily, meaning audiences will need a Disney+ membership if they fully want to understand what’s going on in the movies.

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For the first time, it sounds as though the studio isn’t assuming that you’re going in cold, and is making some necessary assumptions about your knowledge of the mythology.

One film that looks to be a crux of sorts is Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. We already know it will feature Scarlet Witch in a role, but as Kevin Feige revealed, the events in Loki will also be important.

“I’m not sure we’ve actually acknowledged that before,” he said.  “But it does.”

This isn’t a huge surprise. Given that the Doctor Strange film covers multiverses and the Loki will take place in a separate universe as the rest of the movies, I wouldn’t be surprised if Strange is trying to undo or react to something Loki has done in a separate universe.

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SOURCE: Bloomberg

Joseph Jammer Medina is an author, podcaster, and editor-in-chief of LRM. A graduate of Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Television, Jammer's always had a craving for stories. From movies, television, and web content to books, anime, and manga, he's always been something of a story junkie.