Friday, March 1, 2024

Sam Raimi is back in pole position for Avengers: Secret Wars and Avengers: The Kang Dynasty

Sam Raimi is back in pole position for Avengers: Secret Wars and Avengers: The Kang Dynasty

Could Sam Raimi return after the second Doctor Strange in the Marvel universe? According to rumors, he would be the leading candidate to direct Avengers: Secret Wars and perhaps also Avengers: The Kang Dynasty.

Last September a World of Reel editor reported the rumor that Marvel Studios was thinking about Sam Raimi directed by Avengers: Secret Wars. The rumor has now been revived by another source, although at the moment there is no offer or official confirmation. After directing Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the director is in the top spot to direct this Avengers crossover adventure too. Not only that, Raimi could also direct Avengers: The Kang Dinastyrecently orphaned as a director.

Avengers Secret Wars e Avengers: Kang Dynasty a Sam Raimi?

Avengers: The Kang Dinasty will be released in 2026 and Avengers: Secret Wars in 2027. Last week the director Destin Daniel Kretton he had abandoned the direction of the first. Avengera: The Dynasty which could end up in Raimi’s hands, if the director is ready to return to a universe that is nothing short of engulfing for an author. And apparently the direction of the two films, initially entrusted to two different authors, would now go to just one. Among the projects of Raimi there’s a (hurray) new horror movie to shoot next year, Send Help, and another genre film for 2025. But if the director decided to direct the two Avengers films he would probably have to put them aside. Among those eligible for direction, however, Sam Raimi isn’t the only oneThere are also Ryan Coogler e Jon Watts. Raimi, we recall, had agreed to direct Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness after the abandonment of Scott Derrikson and the lukewarm reception the film received was certainly not its fault, but the infinite rewrites, apparently 33, of the screenplay, in which the director’s signature Home it was barely visible in certain darker scenes. At this point we await the decisions and official announcements regarding the diptych that will conclude the narrative arc of the Avengers and which could also change title. Now that the Hollywood strikes are over, we’ll definitely know more soon.