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Marvel's “Doctor Strange 2” Banned in Egypt

Sun 24 Apr 2022 | 12:16 PM
Yara Sameh

Marvel's highly-anticipated movie “Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness” has been banned in Egypt.

IMAX cinemas shared on social media that the movie was no longer screening in the country.


The Marvel blockbuster is also banned in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar.

The ban decision is due to featuring America Chavez/Miss America, portrayed by Xochitl Gomez, a gay character on-screen.

“Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is the follow-up to 2016’s “Doctor Strange”.

It stars Benedict Cumberbatch as Doctor Strange, Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff, Rachel McAdams as Christine Palmer, and Benedict Wong as Wong.

The sequel is centered around the danger the Multiverse is facing due to Doctor Strange’s constant messing with space-time. He is forced to reach out to Wanda, who goes by Scarlet Witch after the events of WandaVision, to prevent the universe from collapsing,

Sam Raimi directed the script from a screenplay by Jade Bartlett and Michael Waldron.

The sequel is the twenty-eighth movie in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and the tenth installment of Phase Four.

“Doctor Strange In The Multiverse Of Madness” has an official runtime of 2 hours and 6 minutes.

The movie has a PG-13 rating for intense sequences of violence and action, frightening images, and some language.

"Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" is still slated to premiere in most territories on May 6.