This is the exchange from the interview with Gomez that will appear in full on the website later this week.
There have been reports of widespread reruns of “Doctor Strange in Madness’s Multiverse.” How has that extra shot changed your character’s trajectory?
Yes, it changed a lot of things. The point of Marvel is that they do test screenings so they can make the movies what the fans want them to be, turning them into Marvel movies. We made a lot of changes to that rollback, it was pretty crazy. It’s a lot of work, but it’s really fun and it’s a challenge, but it’s also really fun to redo what I’ve done, to do it in a different style with different intentions and content. . One major thing that was changed was that Defender Strange actually saved me in the first place and that was a turning point, that when he died I was heartbroken because someone who cared about and protected me passed away. Then when we rebooted, it was the main drastic change that Defender Strange was actually betraying me and trying to take my powers away from me.
And that change has given you and Benedict more to deal with stress, etc.
There’s more work to be done, but it’s also a completely different perspective on her and her trust issues because it was a completely different story before. Such a small, simple thing that can change so much.
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