Danny Elfman Reveals Doctor Strange 2’s Musical Easter Eggs

THE The latest hit movie from the Marvel Cinematic Universe Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness looks set to continue breaking records on a global scale, following its huge debut on May 5.

On Friday, Disney revealed that the film had grossed more than US$550 million (RM2.4 billion) worldwide in its first nine days on screen, making it one of the biggest blockbusters in the world. studio for the franchise.

In a recent interview with Yahoo Entertainment, composer Danny Elfman, who wrote the film’s score, revealed that there are a number of musical Easter eggs in the film.

In addition to incorporating the classic x-men theme song during a scene revealing X-Men founder Charles Xavier (a Patrick Stewart cameo), Elfman also slipped into Michael Giacchino’s original strange doctor theme from the 2016 original film.

He also went all out during another memorable sequence in the film, which shows Doctor Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) literally cocking musical notes in a battle against a multiverse variant of himself, which Elfman said. that Marvel chief Kevin Feige explained to him was like a visual battle between Beethoven and Bach.

The film also marked Elfman’s reunion with director Sam Raimi. The two became friends after working together in 1993 evil Dead after army of darkness, and worked on four films together over the next decade; however, they fell out after 2004 Spiderman 2.

Elfman said of her reconciliation with Raimi, “In a decades-long relationship, you’re going to have times when you’ll slip up, but what matters is that you love each other and come together again. It’s like a relationship with family.

The composer met his wife [Bridget Fonda] on the set of the sequel to Raimi’s Evil Dead, and the two share a son together.

In fact, Elfman’s now-teenage son Oliver was the main reason he got involved in the MCU in the first place.

Elfman had been asked by his son to get tickets to the 2015 film’s premiere Avengers: Age of Ultronand took on the task of writing additional scores for the film in order to secure invitations to the event.

Alicia R. Rucker