A new leaked image from Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness shows Patrick Stewart’s return as Professor Xavier.
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness will dive even further into the MCU multiverse after Spider-Man: No Way Home and What If…? Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness already has an impressive line up with Wong, Mordo, Christine Palmer, and of course Doctor Strange returning in the highly anticipated sequel. Wanda Maximoff will also be in the film set after the Emmy award-winning WandaVision and America Chavez is set to make her MCU debut.
Shuma-Gorath is expected to be a major villain in Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness and there have been tons of characters rumored to make an appearance in this multiversal movie. What If…? characters like Captain Carter and Doctor Strange Supreme have been rumored to make their live-action debut in Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness which would make sense given What If…? is the MCU’s first deep dive into multiversal storytelling.
NEW LEAKED IMAGE OF PATRICK STEWART AS PROFESSOR XAVIER FROM DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS
Patrick Stewart’s Professor Xavier is also rumored to make his MCU debut in Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness. Marvel fans have been a bit hesitant to believe this after the fake out with Evan Peters in WandaVision, but a recent leak on Twitter seems to confirm this exciting X-Men rumor. The image was tweeted by @MOMLEAK and shows Patrick Stewart wearing a suit sitting in what looks like Professor Xavier’s Hoverchair. The tweet reads “pre vfx charles xavier.”
Assuming this leak is real, it looks like fans will get to see Patrick Stewart return as a version of Professor Xavier and he will be in his famous gold Hoverchair from the X-Men animated series and comics. With the Mutants coming to the MCU many fans have been hoping that some of the fan-favorite Fox actors would be reprising their X-Men roles in future MCU projects. Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness would be the perfect way to bring in some of these already established Fox X-Men actors.
There is also the possibility that this is an entirely different version of Xavier played by Patrick Stewart and could be tied to the rumors about the introduction of the Illuminati. Rumors have swirled that a version of the Illuminati will be introduced in Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness with Patrick Stewart’s Professor Xavier as a part of it. Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness could be the perfect way to bring in a multiversal Illuminati to be introduced and to bring in characters like Professor Xavier and possibly characters like Captain Carter from What If…? which would create an entirely new line up from the comics version that many fans are familiar with.
Whatever the case may be this leak points to the return of fan-favorite Patrick Stewart as Professor Xavier and could be a fantastic way to introduce Mutants into the MCU even if it is through the multiverse. Similar to how Madripoor appeared in The Falcon And The Winter Soldier Patrick Stewart as Professor Xavier helps to lay the groundwork for Mutants in the MCU in an exciting way.
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness is going to be packed with tons of fan-favorite characters including a number of new additions to the MCU. With Spider-Man: No Way Home only a few months away fans will be getting a taste of the madness that is to come with the multiverse in MCU films.
Doctor Strange In The Multiverse of Madness is scheduled to hit theaters on March 25, 2022. What do you think about the leaked image? Do you think this is the Fox X-Men Professor Xavier or a different version? Do you think we’ll be getting a multiversal Illuminati with Professor Xavier? Leave your thoughts in the comments below or on our social media and check back with The Illuminerdi for more MCU and Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness news.