Note: Post spoilers Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, the latest blockbuster from Marvel Studios, has brought a lot of interesting cameo roles. From the return of “Professor X” Patrick Stewart, to John Krasinski as Reed Richards/Mr. Fantastic or Hayley Atwell as Captain Carter, all of which contributed to creating moments of excitement for fans.
However, besides that, there are many rumors that many fans were looking forward to, but did not come true, most notably the cameo performance of Tom Cruise as Tony Stark – who missed his appointment with the role of Iron Man for more than a decade. previous century. And most recently, it has been revealed that almost “James Bond” Daniel Craig has also appeared in this blockbuster.
Specifically, according to Deadline editor Justin Kroll, Daniel was chosen for the role of a member of the Illuminati secret society of the Earth-838 universe in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness. On personal TwitterJustin said “Krasinski wasn’t the first choice” that Marvel Studios had in mind, hinting that Daniel Craig was supposed to be Reed Richard in this movie.
However, at that time, because of the complicated developments of the Covid pandemic, the “007 agent” decided to withdraw from the MCU project. The actor was afraid that he might catch the disease and infect his family just because he risked taking part in a short scene.
Besides, some other sources said that Daniel Craig was also considered for the role of Balder the Brave, Thor’s half-brother. This character has appeared in a number of TV series, but has yet to be exploited in the MCU, and is also a name in the original plan of Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness.
These sources also further revealed that Daniel’s character, whoever it is, will have his mind manipulated by the Scarlet Witch and take his own life. However, because the actor took the initiative to withdraw, Marvel Studios had to develop another plan with the participation of John Krasinski.
According to ScreenRant