‘Loki’ Writer Michael Waldron Tapped as New Writer for Marvel’s ‘Doctor Strange’ Sequel

While rumors of Sam Raimi’s MCU directorial debut continue to swirl around the internet fast enough to give the Eye of Agamotto double vision, it has been confirmed that Michael Waldron (the head writer of Marvel’s upcoming Disney+ series Loki) has been hired as the new writer for Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.

According to the exclusive report by The Hollywood Reporter, Waldron will replace former head writer Jade Bartlett.  The Hollywood Reporter also suggests that the level of frights may have been a factor in the shift, which also included the departure of original director Scott Derrickson (citing the industry standard “creative differences”). read more