Although few people know it, a Doctor Strange movie was released in 1978 and it obviously has nothing to do with the current ones.
Directed by Philip DeGuere Jr. and starring peter hooten as Doc Strange, Clyde Kusatsu like wong, Jessica Walter as Morgan LeFay and Anne-Marie Martin as Clea Lake, in 1978 the adventure of this character was released and now they will launch a version in blu ray taking advantage of the premiere of Doctor Stange in the Multiverse of Madness from Marvel Studios.
This film was created to be the pilot for a series for the CBS that would bring together different Marvel characters like the Doctor Strange by Peter Hooten The incredible Hulk by Lou Ferrigno and The amazing Spider Man by Nicholas Hammond. In what would have been the first meeting of avengers of history But the project never came to fruition.
What is the movie about?
Doctor Strange from 1978, featured a psychiatrist, rather than a surgeon, who has the potential to become the Sorcerer Supreme, as he inherits a ring of power from his father. The current defender of the Earth, Thomas Lindmer and his assistant wongthey must convince him to face the evil morgan lefay and thus save Clea Lake and to the world. Here we leave you the trailer so that you can see that it has nothing to do with current cinema, although it must be recognized that it has its merits, since they had much lower budgets and technology.
While Marvel Studios is currently preparing a great story in Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, where the hero must travel through different realities and face variants of some of the best characters to defend the Earth. This new installment of UCM will be released on May 6, 2022. While the rest of the adventures in which he has participated benedict cumberbatch can be enjoyed in the Disney Plus streaming platform.