According to Variety, Scott Derrickson is stepping down as director of Marvel’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,”.
Marvel Studios released the following statement on the news:
“Marvel Studios and Scott Derrickson have amicably parted ways on ‘Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness’ due to creative differences,” Marvel said in a statement to Variety. “We remain grateful to Scott for his contributions to the MCU.”
Derrickson also said that the decision was mutual.
“Marvel and I have mutually agreed to part ways on ‘Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness’ due to creative differences,” Derrickson tweeted. “I am thankful for our collaboration and will remain on as EP.”
WandaVison, the upcoming Marvel Disney+ Series, will directly affect the events in “Doctor Strange: In the Multiverse of Madness”. WandaVison was recently moved up from 2021 to 2020.
The search for a new director is currently underway. As it stands, production is still on track which will begin in May with a release date on May 7th 2021.